Macbeth PowerPoint with Task Cards – William Shakespeare Study Resources


This resource has been designed to support any literature study unit that focuses on William Shakespeare’s famous play, Macbeth.

Macbeth PowerPoint:

This file has 36 PowerPoint slides (33 with learning content) that provide background information about William Shakespeare, and information about the following concepts:

  • Characters in Macbeth
  • Settings in Macbeth
  • Themes in Macbeth
  • Symbolism in Macbeth
  • Allusions in Macbeth
  • Quotes from Macbeth
  • Information for all scenes across Acts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
  • Macbeth Plot Summary

*A printable PDF Booklet version of the PowerPoint slides with page numbers has also been included.

20 Printable Task Card Activities

The task cards include the following types of learning activities:

  • Written response (argumentative)
  • Mind-mapping
  • Descriptive/sensory writing
  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Research
  • Soliloquy writing
  • Short story writing
  • Exploring allusions
  • Poetry writing
  • Plot twisting /alternate endings
  • Parody writing
  • Exploring themes
  • Creative task
  • Exploring “sliding doors” ideas
  • Exploring symbols
  • Character analysis

*There are editable versions of both the PowerPoint and Task Cards so you can adjust them to suit your own needs if you wish.

*This resource comes in a zip file and will need to be downloaded and saved onto your computer for all of the files to open and work properly.

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