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Themes and Motifs in Macbeth Act Two

For Students 11th - 12th
How do different themes and motifs develop in Shakespeare's Macbeth? As your class begins reading Act Two, have them use the provided document to track themes such as ambition, conscience, and reality (among others). On the second page,...
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Themes and Motifs in Macbeth Act Five

For Students 10th - 12th
How do themes and motifs build and develop through Act Five of Macbeth? With this two-page worksheet, readers record quotations that represent themes like ambition, conscience, and manhood. In addition, they speak to symbols like blood,...
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Colonials & Revolutionaries: Background Historical & Cultural Information

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The four major trends of the 18th century (The Enlightenment, the Great Awakening, British global ambitions, and economic disagreements) are the focus of a PowerPoint that places in context such influences as deism, mercantilism,...
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Teens on Screens

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners articulate the ways in which they use the Internet and envision and propose new uses for the Internet. They examine one teenager's vision and expression of teen culture and individual personality online by reading and...
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Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students work independently or in small groups to create a word web or other graphic organizer that explores one or more of the following concepts: fate, revenge, ambition, guilt.
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Wishes Dreams and Goals

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders share their "I have a Dream" writing with a classmate and discuss possible edits.  For this dreams and goals lesson, 6th graders read the Life of John Lennon and his ambitions.  Students develop vocabulary and have a...
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Goals And Ambitions

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students investigate the idea that they must set goals for their lives and plan for how to achieve them. Students make a list of 5 goals and write a plan for what steps they can take to succeed. Note:...
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Macbeth

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars examine iam Shakespeare's story, "Macbeth" to locate examples of how lust for power can lead to the loss of humanity. Role palys provide opportunities for students to relate the key ideas of the story to their own...
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WH AT' S Y O U R A M B I T I O N?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze an excerpt from Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain. Students use the Six Traits of Writing to compose an essay on a personal life ambition that each students may have. Students use prewriting strategies and...
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Ambitious Women Artists At Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the lives of two famous female European artists. In this historical arts lesson, they examine the artwork of Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun. Students define and discuss the meaning of the words...
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Macbeth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do characters do what they do? Scholars use the resource to explore character motivation in Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. Additionally, they discover pictures, interviews, and videos from the Deutsche Bank production of the play. 
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Goal Setting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of setting goals, then set goals, and keep a record of their achievements. They read books about goal-setters and listen to a guest speaker.
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Reading Rainbow: Freedom to Become

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students watch "Reading Rainbow" about a student who becomes a pilot. They list what she had to do to become a pilot and what could have stopped her. Partners can choose one of five different projects to show how they plan to become...
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Ambitiousness

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research Abraham Lincoln and explore the ambition he had in life. After examining a penny, students list the contributions that Lincoln made to America. Individually, they write a goal they wish to accomplish. Students are...
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Introduction to Frankenstein

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders consider the themes in Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. They discuss the themes of beauty, revenge, pursuit of knowledge, ambition, science, conflict with parent and child, friendship, and nature. They search...
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New Goals for a New Year

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Guide your pupils in making goals and achieving them through specific action steps and consistent accountability.
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Reel to Real: Adapting Macbeth Throne of Blood

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It's a tale of life, retold by a genius, full of sound and fury. Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood takes center stage in a resource that spotlights how the director adapted the characters and themes in Shakespeare's Macbeth to Japanese...
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George Washington: A National Treasure

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
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Speech Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Looking for a thorough description of how to effectively write a speech? This presentation includes all sorts of good tips on how to construct and deliver a speech. Each student writes and delivers a speech about a state park of their...
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Agree or Disagree: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

For Students 9th - 10th
Good or evil? That is the question embedded in an anticipation guide designed for those who are about to read Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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Asking the Right Questions

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
It can be difficult to find the theme of a book or story if you don't know the questions to ask. Teach your kids to discern the universal theme in works of literature with a set of activities that promote critical thinking and active...
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Colonial Identity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research and discuss the origins of the American colonies and explore how colonists were still influenced by English culture. As a follow-up project, students produce a portrait of an individual.
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Gap Filling 4: Context Clues

For Students 7th - 10th
Help your English learners strengthen their use of context clues in this straightforward worksheet. Twenty questions provide learners with multiple choices for completing several sentences. They choose the option that has the correct...
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Althea Gibson

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What would it like to be the first person to achieve something? Read about Althea Gibson, the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title, to win at Wimbledon, and more. Class members respond to questions to demonstrate their...

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