Revising Macbeth

Last updated: 02/03/2022
Contributor: Teachit Author
Revising Macbeth
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Our GCSE revision guide for students studying Macbeth covers all the key acts, characters and themes with active revision strategies and practice exam questions and answers for all exam boards.

Perfect for independent study and remote learning, it includes a helpful overview of the play, an act by act summary of events and guidance on key quotations.

Revising Macbeth also helps to build students’ confidence and develop their understanding through self-checks, quizzes and a detailed exploration of character, setting, Shakespeare’s language and the play’s tragic structure.

Key features:

  • Covers key themes (ambition, the supernatural, guilt, gender and relationships, appearance and reality) plus a summary of the play.
  • Includes practice exam questions for all exam boards and suggested answers.
  • Features active revision strategies to build students’ knowledge.

An example revision activity from the revision pack: 

Exploring key quotations

Read the quotations below and then answer the question underneath each.

‘That I may pour my spirits in thine ear’ (Act 1 Scene 5).

  • What does this quotation suggest about the Macbeths’ relationship?

‘Come, you spirits/That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here …’ (Act 1 Scene 5).

  • What does this quotation suggest about Lady Macbeth’s attitude towards being a woman?

'Bring forth men-children only,
For thy undaunted mettle should compose
Nothing but males.’ ( Act 1 Scene 7)

  • What does Macbeth think of Lady Macbeth’s strength?
Revising Macbeth
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This is fantastic ...thank you so much. A really clear revision pack that covers all the important areas of the play. This resource is going to save me a lot of work this term.

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