Assignment: You may choose from any of the project/activities below, but you must chooose enough activities to equal 100 points. Notice that the 50 point projects are more involved than, for example, the one that are only worth 25 points, but you can do fewer activities with more difficult projects.
Write a journal entry from the doctor’s perspective reflecting on his visit to the
Macbeth house. 10-15 sentences
Write a journal entry from Malcolm’s perspective (after he becomes king)
reflecting on the events of the play. 10-15 sentences.
Write a eulogy (a statement of praise for someone’s life after they’re dead—often read
at funerals and memorials) for Banquo. Include details
abouthis life that you learned in the play. 10-15 sentences.
Create a poster incorporating 7 literary devices that relate to the play. Be sure each element is listed and you understand what they are and how they work in the play. Literary devices can include: metaphor, simile, alliteration, assonance, irony, imagery, personification, allusion, hyperbole, symbol, foreshadowing…
Write a one page short story to tell about the witches’ next ‘adventure.’ Who will they trick next? How? What character flaw will they find to use against their target? What will happen to the victim? (1- 1 1/2 pages)
Write a short acceptance speech for Malcolm as he takes the throne Have
him reassure the country, recall the tragedies, ask for the thanes to come back, etc.
Write a short movie review for Macbeth. Include a sentence or two of summary, a short discussion of the movie’s qualities and flaws, and a rating (A, B, C, D, F or number of stars). 20-25 sentences (1- 1 1/2 pages)
Write a rap, poem or song of at least 20 lines about the play—can be about a character, from his/her perspective, about the plot, a theme, etc. 20-25 lines (1 page)
Write a two-page scene based on a section of “Macbeth,” but set somewhere else, like an urban ghetto or a mental ward. Be true to the plot, but make sure the characters fit the setting. Include at least 5 underlined vocabulary words, and show foreshadowing or irony.
On a poster, draw and illustrate a map of Scotland with the key places on it from the play (Dunsinane, Inverness, Fife, Scone, Birnam Wood etc.)—draw pictures on the map and write a 5 sentence explanation of the action that took place there.