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The Metamorphosis: List-Group-Label Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis is one of the most prominent and influential books to come out of the existential movement. Host a group discussion in which learners list different characteristics of existent art, group these tenets, and...
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Existentialism and Kafka

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars read Kafka's The Metamorphosis and research for essays and articles on existentialism. After gaining information and evidence from their research, pupils write essays defining existentialism and its relationship on the work of...
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The Age of Confusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
According to the presentation, the age of confusion was marked by a very specific set of art and philosophical movements. Take a visual trip, and explore expressionism, cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, existentialism, and the new modes of...
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Literature Study Guide: The Stranger

For Students 11th - 12th
As Meursault says, “…you can always find something to be happy about,” and this study guide will make you happy indeed because it will enable you to track the progress of your independent readers or homeschoolers through Albert Camus’s...
5:10
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The Meaning of Life According to Simone de Beauvoir

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Meet Simone de Beauvoir, teacher, writer, feminist. Perhaps best known as an existential philosopher, her views on what it means to be a woman upended the post World War II intellectual theatre.
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English Exercises: Subject/Verb Agreement

For Students 3rd - 8th
This exercise is all about practice using the existential (there is) in the singular, plural, interrogative, declarative, positive and negative forms. From a bank of six possibilities learners fill in two blank spaces in each...
6:38
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Philosophy - Sartre

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
What does it mean to be free? Is freedom possible? What are is joy and anguish associated with freedom? A fascinating video details Jean-Paul Sartre's key ideas and insights about freedom.
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Heaven or Ground Hog Day?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the ideas of enlightenment by reading historical poetry. In this philosophical lesson, students read poems by Sir Walter Scott and Sergeant Joyce Kilmer while discussing the themes of the writing with classmates....
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Sartre on: Bad Faith

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
According to existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, individuals engage in bad faith, and they lie to themselves in order to spare themselves from short term pain. A short film explores the problem of mauvaise foi (bad faith),...
9:37
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Philosophy - Albert Camus

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If life is meaningless, why should we endure? This question is at the heart of The School of Life "Philosophy" episode on Albert Camus. Viewers are introduced to the life, major works, and central ideas of the famous French philosopher.
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An Introduction to Soren Kierkegaard’s Sickness Unto Death

For Students 9th - 12th
How can despair be hopeful? Introduce young philosophers to the ideas of Danish Soren Kierkegaard with a video from a philosophy video playlist.
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Mastering the Mighty Melville

For Teachers 11th - 12th
“Bartleby the Scrivner” as an existential forerunner to The Office? Dense and often dark, Herman Melville’s stories abound with Biblical allusions and complex symbols. If you are considering using Melville’s novels or short stories with...
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The Metamorphosis: Request Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Round out your unit on Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis with a series of reading comprehension questions. As kids read, they challenge each other to answer specific connection questions from the text.
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Western Civilizations, Chapter 27: The Cold War: Global Politics, Economic Recovery, and Cultural Change

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Keep your scholars organized using this study plan and progress report tool, one of many great learning strategies featured in this online western civilizations resource! Although designed for use alongside the Western Civilizations...
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Ways of Thinking

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore all the different avenues of the concept of different ways of thinking by involving the views of several great minds of history to thinkers of Western Civilization. They assess questioning, life, work, skepticism,...
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Waiting for Godot at ACT

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine a theatrical performance of Waiting for Godot. In this theatrical analysis lesson plan, students discuss the topic of existentialism and the Theatre of the Absurd. This lesson plan includes multiple activities to engage...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: "Teach Each Other" Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge your class to hold a discussion about the theme of death in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead without direct teacher guidance. After going over the discussion protocols and quotes from the text, learners move in a circle...
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Man's Search For Meaning: Writing Assessment (Final Multi-Genre Project)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Conclude a study of Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning with a research project that asks readers to investigate what various religions and philosophies believe is the meaning of life. The resource packet includes a list of...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Word Squares

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Encourage your class to use a variety of strategies to learn and retain vocabulary words. The plan suggests that near the beginning of your reading of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead pupils should find words in the text that are...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: DR-TA Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Making predictions is an excellent reading strategy. Work on building this into your pupils' toolkit of strategies by trying out the process outlined here for reading the very beginning of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Make sure you are well-informed before embarking on a study of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. This resource includes an analysis of the text that a teacher can use to prepare a unit of study. It covers plot elements, themes,...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Reader's Theatre

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Plays are meant to be performed! After reading the entire play, invite your learners to choose a scene from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead that relates to earlier class discussion about characters, motifs, and themes to interpret...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Body Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pause in your reading of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead to take an in-depth look at the characters. Learners examine a chosen character by drawing a body and assigning quotes and traits to specific areas of the body, thinking...
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: Fishbowl Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After reading through Act II of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, take some time to discuss the references to death in the play. For this fishbowl discussion, learners prepare questions, practice answering individually and with...

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