Censorship of Macbeth: Lady Macbeth’s famous cry “Out, damned spot!” was changed to “Out, crimson spot!” so the play would be suitable for public schools.

Censorship of Macbeth: Lady Macbeth’s famous cry “Out, damned spot!” was changed to “Out, crimson spot!” so the play would be suitable for public schools. Act 5 Scene 1 This quote is when Lady Macbeth was sleep walking and she started to have nightmares.

Click each title to download a curriculum guide for that play.  The guides include a brief synopsis, two lesson plans,  famous quotes from the play, prompts for teachers,  links to podcasts and videos, and a list of suggested  additional resources.

Free curriculum guides and basic lesson plans from The Folger. Includes Macbeth, The Tempest, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar to name a few.

The three witches "Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair," Act 1 Scene 1. An extremely famous quote in Shakespeare's work and also one of the main themes in Macbeth. One could say that the quotes mean that first appearances can often be deceptive, things are not what they seem to be at first. But it also hints that not all good things are necessarily fair, and not all foul things are necessarily bad.

The three witches "Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair," Act 1 Scene 1. An extremely famous quote in Shakespeare's work and also one of the main themes in Macbeth. One could say that the quotes mean that first appearances can often be deceptive, things are not what they seem to be at first. But it also hints that not all good things are necessarily fair, and not all foul things are necessarily bad.

Famous quote from Macbeth: "something wicked this way comes"

Macbeth Quote Poster - The original quote came from Shakespeare but I always think of Ray Bradbury.

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