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215 resources with the concept dramatic plays

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King Lear Teacher Pack 2010

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Every production of Shakespeare's plays is different—the director and designer must decide upon a theme. For his 2010 production, David Farr and his team decided to emphasize the conflicts that follow a regime change. The materials in a...
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RSC Activity Toolkit: Much Ado About Nothing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are you frustrated by searching for activities to engage readers in their study of Much Ado About Nothing? Sigh no more. Young thespians will find much to do in this Royal Shakespeare Company 23-page Toolkit. Included in the sections are...
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RSC Activity Toolkit: The Merchant of Venice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mercy! It's a wise teacher that knows their own students and what they need to appreciate Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. A 28-page tool kit ensures that every scholar will play a part. The kit is divided into 20 sections, each of...
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RSC Activity Toolkit: Romeo and Juliet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is your head beating as if it would break into twenty pieces looking for activities to accompany a reading of the woeful tale of Juliet and her Romeo? Here's a weighty tool kit that won't hurt your back. The packet is divided into 20...
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King Lear Teacher Pack 2016

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Disguises, deceptions, destruction. Thankless children, wise fools, aging rulers, and knaves. The Royal Shakespeare Company's 2016 King Lear Teacher Pack provides instructors with a wealth of resources for a study of Shakespeare's famous...
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RSC Activity Toolkit: Macbeth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are you looking for great activities to incorporate in a unit study of the Scottish play, Macbeth? You need not prick your thumb leafing through pages of ideas; instead, something marvelous your way comes in a 20-activity toolkit from...
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Understanding Interactions: Launching Pygmalion, Part 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
During a reading of one section of Pygmalion, individuals begin thinking more deeply about identity. They also complete text-dependent questions and a close reading guide.
1 In 1 Collection
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Building Background Knowledge: Introducing Pygmalion

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners take a gallery walk around the room to view images and text of Victorian England culture and then complete a Predictions Walk note-catcher as they circulate and take turns reading quotation strips from Pygmalion. Class members...
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Act Up! Drama for Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A lesson turns young historians into playwrights to understand and speak out against social injustice. Pupils work individually or in groups to write and perform monologues that deliver personal messages on social justice. Writers then...
2 In 2 Collections
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End of Unit Assessment: Text to Film Comparison

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars work on an end-of-unit assessment to put all of their learning together. They complete short answer questions about gist, multiple choice questions about A Midsummer Night's Dream, and complete graphic organizers comparing film...
2 In 2 Collections
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Text to Film Comparison: Bottom’s Transformation

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars meet in a drama circle to discuss what they remember from reading A Midsummer Night's Dream Act III, Scene 1 in the last activity. They then take turns reading the scene aloud, stopping to answer questions as they read. Learners...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 23

For Teachers 11th Standards
All's well that ends well does not apply to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Using the resource, scholars read Act 5.2, discovering the play's tragic resolution. Pupils complete a Quick Write analyzing how Hamlet's downfall contributes to the...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare develop the main ideas in Hamlet? Using the resource, scholars continue analyzing the famous soliloquy from the play. They identify a central idea from the passage and write to explain how it relates to other central...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 11

For Teachers 11th Standards
What is Hamlet's attitude towards life and death in Shakespeare's Hamlet? To answer the question, scholars continue reading the play, paying special attention to Hamlet's most famous soliloquy. By holding a discussion and completing...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare employ figurative language to emphasize central ideas in Hamlet? Using an interesting resource, learners complete a Quick Write to answer the question. Additionally, they continue their study of the play by exploring...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 11th Standards
Following a ghost's advice may not be in anyone's best interest, but that doesn't stop Hamlet! Using an interesting resource, pupils continue reading Act 1 of Shakespeare's Hamlet, in which the ghost tries to convince Hamlet to seek...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare develop the characters of Laertes and Ophelia in Hamlet? Scholars complete a Quick Write to answer the question. They also continue reading and discussing the first act of the play. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars delve into Act 1.2 of Shakespeare's Hamlet. By completing a writing exercise and participating in a class discussion, they continue to analyze how the author develops the characters in the play. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does a soliloquy differ from a monologue? Scholars read the first soliloquy from Shakespeare's Hamlet and compare it to Claudius's monologue. They also engage in a group discussion about Hamlet's character development. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare develop the character of Claudius in the first Act of Hamlet? Using a helpful resource, pupils complete a Quick Write to answer the question. Readers also work in small groups to discuss the characters of Claudius...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 1

For Teachers 11th Standards
How can an author's decisions impact a text? Using an insightful resource, scholars begin their study of Hamlet by reading Act 1.1. They explore the language, characters, and setting in small groups. Upon finishing group work, pupils...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
What tools did Shakespeare use to develop his characters in the play Hamlet? With the resource, pupils engage in a discussion about how the character Claudius introduces and develops Hamlet. They explain how word choices in Claudius's...
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Zola, France, Realism, and Naturalism: Crash Course Theater #31

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using an informative video about French theater and drama, scholars learn about the idea of realism in the theater before taking a look at naturalism. Viewers hear about writing styles from Victor Hugo in his works Cromwell and Hernani,...
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The Taming of the Shrew

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does it take to build a stage production from the ground up? Scholars read a weekly blog detailing the behind-the-scenes action of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. They also listen to interviews with the cast, meet the...