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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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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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Oedipus The King: An Introduction To Greek Drama

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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...
11:34
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Greek Comedy, Satyrs, and Aristophanes: Crash Course Theater #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What better way to tell a story than with actors dressed like horses? Information about satyr plays and other aspects of Greek comedy makes up the fourth video in the Crash Course Theater series. The discussion includes references to...
11:22
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Comedies, Romances, and Shakespeare's Heroines: Crash Course Theater #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As a writer, Shakespeare took the genre of comedy to a new level. An informational video outlines the characteristics of Shakespeare's comedies and romances and explains how the plays differed from others during the period. Additionally,...
12:04
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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...
5:12
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Why Is Aristophanes Called "The Father of Comedy"?

For Students Higher Ed
Set your class racing to find copies of Aristophanes’s plays with an engaging introduction. A well-designed video helps college-level viewers who are gaining an understanding of ancient Greek history learn that the social commentary in...
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Greek Theatre

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature worksheet, students identify and locate vocabulary terms and names related to the Greek Theatre. There are 24 words/names located in the puzzle.
12:26
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Dances to Flute Music and Obscene Verse. It's Roman Theater, Everybody: Crash Course Theater #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, ancient Romans had a sense of humor—although it may have been a bit absurd. The fifth video in the Crash Course Theater series discusses the evolution of Roman drama, incorporating images and animations to help bring...
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Democracy and Greece's Golden Age

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Greece worksheet, students answer six questions about Athens' golden age, then write about the causes and effects of the Peloponnesian War.
12:59
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English Theater After Shakespeare: Crash Course Theater #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Shakespeare may have been one of the greatest playwrights of all time, but many masterful dramatists came after him. An interesting video describes English theater after the Bard, particularly focusing on the works of Ben Jonson and...
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Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the concept of Greek Mythology and conduct research using a variety of resources. They read literature pieces and then write responses to the readings. Students also view a video in order to create the context...
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Humor, Philosophy, and Religion

For Teachers Higher Ed
Philosophy and religion are the topics of this presentation, though humor is what ties them together. Providing many examples of humor in different religions (Evangelism, Buddhism, Mormonism) and from different philosophers (Plato,...
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Masks and Aesop's Fables

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study and perform Aesop's fables. In this Aesop's fables lesson, students read and/or listen to a number of the famous fables. They make masks based on the characters and perform a fable using the masks. They write about the...
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The Parthenon

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students research global cultures by creating a model in class. For this Greek history lesson, students identify the Parthenon, what it represented and the architectural achievements used to create it. Students identify some elements of...
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The Birth of Tragedy

For Students 10th - 12th
 In this online interactive philosophy learning exercise, learners respond to 30 multiple choice questions about The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzsche. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Working with Shakespeare, the Poet and Dramatist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the work of William Shakespeare. They survey the elements of comedy and tragedy and read plays and poems. They discuss the texts they read and recite poetry. They dramatize poems with movement and sounds and write poetry...
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A Trip Back In Time

For Teachers 2nd
Students develop an understanding of Ancient Greek life. Students explore cultural, political, and social processes that shape different city-states. Students discover people such as Socrates and Alexander the Great.
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World Theatre Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Theatre Day instructional activity, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
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Poetics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions about Poetics by Plato. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Being in the Noh: An Introduction to Japanese Noh Plays

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the conventions used in Noh plays and write an introduction to a Noh play of their own. In this Noh play lesson, students identify the conventions of the Noh form and analyze the realizations the main character achieves....
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Democracy and Greece's Golden Age

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history learning exercise, middle schoolers answer 6 questions regarding the golden age of Greece. Students briefly explain the causes and consequences of the Peloponnesian War as well.
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Being in the Noh: An Introduction to Japanese Noh Plays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a Japanese Noh play and discuss its structure and traditional characters. They choose a short myth and write a Noh play based on it.
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Shakespeare Crossword Puzzle

For Students 6th - 7th
In this William Shakespeare crossword learning exercise, students read 26 clues about the life and writings of this famous playwright. Students insert their answers into this difficult crossword puzzle.