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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 2, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
You'll find tragedy at every turn with a well-crafted unit on Sophocles' Oedipus the King. Focusing on textual analysis, literary themes, and evidence-based responses, the unit is an effective addition to any ninth grade language unit.
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Studies: “What Fools These Mortals Be”

For Teachers 8th Standards
In Module 2B, Unit 2 collection, eighth-graders finish reading  A Midsummer Night's Dream. They collect evidence of characters trying to control one another and examine how Shakespeare drew on the myth of "Pyramus and Thisbe" in his...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 2b: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Comedy of Control

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the anchor text in a three-unit module that has eighth graders examine how Shakespeare develops the theme of control. Young scholars look at why and how the characters seek control and the results of...
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Reading Literature: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The materials in this collect of resources are designed to address all the Common Core reading literature standards for 9th and 10th graders.  Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the specific standard addressed.
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The Battle of the Greek Tragedies

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Introduce the origins of theater and dramatic roles with this highly entertaining, animated video. It illustrates the evolution of the stage from the shrinking of the chorus in dramas during the fifth century BCE in Ancient Greece, as...
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Tragoidia and Catharsis: A Retelling of Classical Tragedies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a tragedy! Scholars take a close look at Greek tragedy in the form of plays. After analyzing plays, learners think about a play that relates to their own personal anxiety and recreate or reinterpret a scene from that play.
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
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Tragedy Lessons from Aristotle: Crash Course Theater #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guts! Gore! Murder! Human flaws! Aristotle considered all elements of a tragedy. Crash Course Theater's third video covers the Greek philosopher's views on the art form and also explains alternating perspectives on the topic. Engaging...
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Antigone's Civil Disobedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do Antigone and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? Apply the concept of civil disobedience to a class reading of Antigone with a lesson plan on the famous Greek tragedy and its headstrong, justice-minded protagonist.
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Classical Greek: Set Text Guide Sophocles Antigone

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
New ReviewCheck out this 21-page text guide if Sophocles' Antigone is part of your course content. Packed with background information, suggested talking points, and activities, the guide is a must-have for instructors using the Greek tragedy. 
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Geeky Greeks and Robust Romans: A Look at How a Few Folks a Few Thousand Years Ago Began a Few Trends

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Have a blast comparing and contrasting ancient Greek and Roman cultures with this entertaining and educational powerpoint, which is as well-organized as it is thorough. Students will find the differences between the Greeks and Romans...
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Sophocles' Oedipus the King

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the Greek tragedy with a study of Sophocles’ Oedipus the King. Learners examine the features of a Greek tragedy, Sophocles’ achievements and contributions, and the universal themes that make the drama an enduring...
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Fate, Family, and Oedipus Rex

For Students 9th - 12th
 "Alas, how terrible is wisdom when it brings no profit to the man that’s wise." Is knowing a good thing? This course in the history of Greek drama uses Oedipus Rex as an exemplar. The narrator measures Sophocles’ play against...
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Shakespeare's Tragedies and an Acting Lesson: Crash Course Theater #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who doesn't love a play where most of the characters die? Such deaths are a defining characteristic of many of Shakespeare's tragedies, the topic of an informational video on the Bard and his works. Along with outlining the plot elements...
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Thespis, Athens, and The Origins of Greek Drama: Crash Course Theater #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Unless you're singing about a lonely goatherd in the Sound of Music, goats have little to do with theater, and yet the word tragedy comes from the Greek words for goat and song. A video about Greek drama, the second video in the Crash...
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Oedipus The King: An Introduction To Greek Drama

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gain insight into Greek tragedy and such concepts such as fate, hubris, and (dramatic) irony. They recognize the Greeks concern with fate, self-determination and the role of gods and oracles in everyday life and compare and...
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Graphs of the Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study Greek literature. In this Greek tragedies lesson, students explore the dance-dramas of Martha Graham. Students study the choreography that brings ancient Greek literature to life.
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Introduction to Greek Theatre and Antigone

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students compare and contrast a website layout and the layout of a Greek theatre. For this Greek theatre lesson, students research the Greek theatre and produce a bulleted list of five facts about the Greek theatre. Students complete a...
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Greek To Us - Comedy, Tragedy, and Satire

For Students 9th - 12th
The history of Greek drama is the focus of this multiple-choice quiz. Ten questions ask about historical figures and the roots of tragedy and comedy in Greek religious festivals. While studying Greek drama, use this quiz to test your...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 19

For Teachers 9th Standards
Now that readers can see the full scope of Sophocles' Oedipus the King, they can draw connections between the dramatic ending and the textual evidence found throughout the Greek tragedy. As they prepare for the unit assessment writing...
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Antigone

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This PowerPoint begins by engaging your class in a discussion about tragedies. What is a tragedy, and what tragedies has your class experienced? Then, the typical cycle of a tragedy is explained, and the history of Greek tragedies is...
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Reading Shakespeare: The Play within the Play

For Students 8th Standards
Scholars continue reading the Greek myth "Pyramus and Thisbe," analyzing why it was written into Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Next, they complete a Venn diagram to compare the two texts. 
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Writing About Literature Shakespeare and Plutarch

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The Oscar for the Best Adapted Screenplay acknowledges a writer's excellence in adapting material found in another source. What do your class members know about adapted resources? Find out with an assessment that asks readers to compare...
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Prometheus Bound

For Students 9th - 12th
How much do your readers know about Prometheus? After reading Aeschylus' famous play Prometheus Bound, quiz your class with these ten multiple-choice questions. This basic quiz works well for an introduction to Greek mythology.

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