Reading Shakespeare’s Othello or Julius Caesar as a 15 year old in high school can be daunting. Even for people who love to read, understanding the language and recognizing important literary elements is easier said than done! Help from a student’s instructor or peers can be reassuring, but more often than not, teenagers turn to the internet for video explanations, spark notes, even full out audio books.

Imagine how much time can be saved if someone collected quality online resources they know will fit into the lesson plan?

My “Favorite Playlist’ from this week, Louise Robinson-Lay‘s Macbeth, combines video, PowerPoint, and website resources for an ultimate guide to this literary masterpiece. Inside, students will find steps focused on major themes and important quotes with the help of exercises designed for collaboration!

Want to give this playlist a shot in the classroom? Embed it into a wiki or Edmodo page, or share with students via social media and email! Find all of these options by clicking the share icon to the left of ‘Next’ when viewing any playlist. It looks like this:

Also, don’t forget to check out Louise’s MentorMob profile to view her other great playlists.

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