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1

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 1?

A storm. 3 witches plan to meet Macbeth

2

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 2?

King Duncan’s army has defeated rebels. Executes Thane of Cawdor, gives title to Macbeth

3

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 3?

Weird Sisters tell M he will be Thane of Cawdor and King, and Banquo that his sons will be kings. Ross tells M he is Thane of Cawdor

4

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 4?

King Duncan praises Macbeth and Banquo, names Malcolm as next King, plans to visit Macbeth’s castle

5

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 5?

Lady Macbeth reads Macbeth’s letter about the Weird Sisters. He arrives and she persuades him to kill King Duncan

6

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 6?

Lady Macbeth welcomes King Duncan and court

7

Describe what happens in Act 1 Scene 7?

Macbeth decides not to murder; Lady Macbeth changes his mind

8

Describe what happens in Act 2 Scene 1?

Macbeth meets Banquo and Fleance. He sees a dagger leading him to King Duncan’s room

9

Describe what happens in Act 2 Scene 2?

Macbeth kills Duncan but brings daggers. Lady MAcbeth takes them back to frame grooms. There is a knock at the gate

10

Describe what happens in Act 2 Scene 3?

Macduff discovers King Duncan dead. Macbeth kills grooms. Malcolm and Donalbain flee

11

Describe what happens in Act 2 Scene 4?

Macduff reports grooms killed King Duncan, King Duncan’s sons fled so Macbeth is chosen to be king

12

Describe what happens in Act 3 Scene 1?

Banquo suspects Macbeth, Macbeth plans to kill Banquo and Fleance

13

Describe what happens in Act 3 Scene 2?

Macbeth doesn’t tell Lady MAcbeth his plans for murder

14

Describe what happens in Act 3 Scene 3?

Murderers kill Banquo, Fleance escapes

15

Describe what happens in Act 3 Scene 4?

Banquet scene. Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost, unsettles guests.

16

Describe what happens in Act 3 Scene 5?

Hecate tell Weird Sisters their properties would kill Macbeth

17

Describe what happens in Act 3 Scene 6?

Suspicions of Macbeth are discussed as well as reports that Macduff in England will join Malcolm