Ihis exciting Macbeth supplement/lesson explores the consequences of the “English” policies that Malcolm sets in motion at the end of Macbeth and helps students better understand feudalism in Scotland and elsewhere by contrasting it with the nationalism exhibited by William Wallace (“Braveheart”) and later Robert the Bruce.
For INSTANT ACCESS to this MACBETH Supplement and Lesson
COMMON CORE STANDARDS MET WITH THIS LESSON:
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take. [Refers in particular to Question 4.]
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information. [Refers in particular to Question 4.]
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts. [Refers in particular to Question 4.]
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author’s claims.
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources. [Refers in particular to Question 4.]