KS3 English: Supernatural Shakespeare

Stream until Fri 26th Mar
20 mins
Curriculum support
Curriculum support
Imogen WoolrichHost: Imogen is an English and Drama teacher who trained at the Institute of Education in London. She has been teaching for 10 years and currently runs the Education department of a theatre in the North West of England. Imogen has got lots of experience exploring plays and novels in exciting and engaging ways.

In this class, we will explore some of the supernatural themes and their importance in Shakespeare's Macbeth. 

Students will focus on Macbeth throughout this class but will learn skills which can be applied to a range of Shakespeare's work - perfect for students studying another play. This will help students to understand the language used by Shakespeare so they can get a better grasp of all of his tales!

Safeguarding reminder: We know that the safety of your child is of the utmost importance. This is why we use Zoom's Webinar feature to provide our live classes, where by default, your child's webcam and microphone are disabled.

Key takeaways:
  • An understanding of the theme of the supernatural.
  • An overview of some of the imagery used in ‘Macbeth’.
  • How to understand Shakespeare’s language.
Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 9 – 11 studying Shakespeare for KS3.

Class requirements:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

What to expect:
  • This class will take place online via a Zoom webinar.
  • For live classes, please arrive promptly. Students' cameras and microphones are disabled by default.
  • For on demand classes, students will be watching a recording of a previous live class.
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