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Lady Macbeth 2: Unchecked Ambition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can unchecked ambition, as is the case in MacBeth, have disastrous consequences? A video and accompanying activities, part of the Shakespeare English Exercises series, discusses the topic while also teaching key English skills. The...
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Getting To the Goal

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders set goals for themselves and identify realistic steps to achieve their goals. They visualize themselves achieving their ambitions and draw a picture representing their success. They create a classroom mural that focuses...
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Personal Flag Assignment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use symbolism and creativity to create a flag that represents their life, dreams, and ambitions.
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MACBETH and the Themes of Ambition,

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students describe and compare characters and situations in dramas from and about cultures and historical periods, illustrate in improvised or scripted scenes, and discuss how theater reflects a culture.
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What is Theme?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What is theme, and how can you find themes in literary works? These and other questions are answered by a colorful and engaging presentation that not only defines the term but also provides easy to understand examples. The slides...
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Frankenstein: The Consequence of Creation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Famous as a horror story, as the first science fiction novel, Frankenstein is also a tale of ambition, a warning about unbridled science, and responsibility for actions. Readers consider what the tale says of the consequences of creation...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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The Goose with the Golden Egg

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
After reading Aesop's "The Golden Goose," middle schoolers use the provided questions to consider the relationship between ambition and greed, as well as between wealth and greed.
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How Much is Too Much-The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders analyze the themes in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. They read and discuss the character of Julius Caesar in relation to his ambition, power, and politics and research using the Internet. They write electronic notes using...
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Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils read about Angelina and Sarah Grimke and answer comprehension questions about them. In this women of social reform lesson plan, students read about women who helped to abolish slavery, discuss having goals and ambitions, and...
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Wilma Unlimited: Ambition and Goal Setting

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars listen as the teacher reads a book about an Olympic Gold Medal runner who made her big dream come true despite her hardships with polio.  In this Wilma Rudolph lesson, students think about and discuss what big dreams are...
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Interpreting the Story: Focus on Characterization

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The inner drive, ambition, and obsession of the complex main character in Brennan Stasiewicz’s “Prophets,” are the focus of a post-reading discussion. Class members record words that reveal something about Jim Charlton’s personality....
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Themes and Motifs in Macbeth Act Three

For Students 11th - 12th
As your class reads Act III of Macbeth, give them this two-page worksheet. Focusing on themes and motifs, they record quotes from the act that represent each of the topics provided such as ambition or manhood. 
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Louis XIV- Mini Biography

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From his accession to power, ambitions for war, and power taken away from the nobility, to the war of succession that would ensue after his death, take a brief peek into the life and legacy of King Louis XIV.
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Adolf Hitler- Mini Biography

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
From his rise with the Nazi party and military assaults in World War II to the pervasive anti-Semitism that founded his political missions, this brief video will offer young historians a glimpse into the life and ambitions of Adolf Hitler.
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The Chosen: Biopoem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What better way to get to know a character than through a biopoem? Learners choose a character from Chaim Potok's The Chosen and create a well-crafted poem about his or her desires, traits, and ambitions.
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 6

For Teachers 10th Standards
The central ideas of identity, ambition, expectations, and relationships come together in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club. As high schoolers read an excerpt from the chapter titled "Two Kinds," they note how Jing-Mei's connection to music...
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Christopher Columbus, Entrepreneur? Queen Isabella, Venture Capitalist?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What did it take to embark on a journey to unknown lands? Perhaps ambition, but also money! Christopher Columbus had to approach more than one European monarch for financing before he could sail the ocean blue. A read-along play and...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
Ambition, murder, nontraditional gender roles ... some problems just can't be fixed in marriage counseling. Learners discuss the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. As a culminating activity, pupils analyze how the characters'...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
How does Lady Macbeth's ambition help advance the plot of Shakespeare's Macbeth? Scholars explore the topic using discussion and a jigsaw activity. Next, they complete a quick write to analyze how Shakespeare develops Lady Macbeth's...
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Reading Proficiently and Independently: The Power of Setting Goals

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Scholars reflect upon their reading strengths and challenges to create personal reading goals. Participants use goal-setting verbiage in an accordion-style graphic organizer, a first step in writing a letter that details their reading...
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Autobiographical Notes - Writing Biography

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this writing worksheet, students fill a chart with autobiographical information before using it to write a biography. They write about themselves and their family, their ambitions, and what they would accomplish if they were the Prime...
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I, Too, Sing America Theme of Ambition

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in "I Too, Sing America." Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
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That's the Spirit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Is, as Walt Whitman contends, America’s “almost maniacal appetite for wealth,” the heart of the American dream? Class members grapple with this question as they read David Brooks’ article “The Commercial Republic,” and quotes that...

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