Teacher's Toolkit: Macbeth

Using Discovering Literature in the classroom

Written by the English and Media Centre with the British Library Learning team, this free pack on Macbeth offers a wealth of ideas for using Discovering Literature to teach the play, its contexts and criticism. These are printable resources to share with your students.

You’ll find:

  • Innovative ways of using articles and primary sources on witchcraft
  • Activities to support students in thinking critically about contexts, especially Jacobean ideas of kingship
  • Creative writing
  • Critical debating games
  • Explorations of the language of the play
  • Ways of using digital resources on Macbeth to promote independent research.