Contemporary approaches to classic texts - William Shakespeare's Macbetn

Robins, Gill
November 2009
English 4--11;Autumn2009, Issue 37, p3
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the new approaches in teaching the historical context of the Wlliam Shakepear's play Macbeth in the elementary curriculum in England. It notes that the approach is active which allows children to play with the language of Tudor England while formulating interpretations of themes that are based on their personal experiences. It outlines the student activities in different media through which the students can communicate their ideas in reading and writing.


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