Drama Historical Context Teacher Resources
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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby: Study Guide
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewA study guide for the stage adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens introduces readers to the characters for the first time. A table of contents lays out the features of the guide, which includes information on the historical...
"Et tu, Brute?" - The Characters, Conflict and Historical context of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Students analyze the Shakespearian play, "Julius Caesar" in this seven lesson unit. Through readings, hands-on projects, and the study of plot development, comparisons are made to the movie and the historical records available.
The Great Gatsby Historical Background Using Multi-Genre Research Project
11th - 12th
Before beginning F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, create a historical context of the Roaring 20s with this lesson. Set up a gallery walk with the provided PowerPoint, which features 10 topics related to the 1920s. Then begin a...
Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie Rabbit-Proof Fence
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Lead discussion and thoughtful analysis as pupils view Rabbit Proof Fence, a drama based on true story about three aboriginal girls who ran away from Western Australia to return to their Aboriginal families in 1931. Here you'll find...
A Teacher's Guide to William Shakespeare's Hamlet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Should Hamlet avenge his father's death? Is the ghost telling the truth or is it trying to trick Hamlet? Is Hamlet's inconsistent behavior a ploy or is he really insane? Something really is rotten in Denmark, and with the help of the...
Sophocles' Antigone: Ancient Greek Theatre, Live from Antiquity
10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars analyze Antigone and its universal issues as well as explore ancient Greece. In this Antigone and Ancient Greece lesson, students read and complete activities for Sophocles' Antigone. Young scholars reconstruct the...
To Kill a Mockingbird: Culture and History
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To establish the historical and cultural context of To Kill a Mockingbird, class members listen to an audio that describes Lee's life experiences that parallel the novel, including her friendship with Truman Capote. Groups then read...