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766 reviewed resources for tragedies

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Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex text can be a challenge for even good readers. Encourage your class members to develop the skills needed to tackle big reads with a series of activities based on a passage from "The Offshore Pirate." The second in a three-part...
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
"It is my lady, O, It is my Love!" Provide class members an opportunity to develop their skills reading difficult text with an exercise that focuses on the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet (Act II, scene ii). Using the provided...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 18

For Teachers 9th Standards
Why is Romeo and Juliet considered a tragedy? Class members conclude their reading of the play, focusing on the final lines of act 5, scene 3. They also consider how Shakespeare structures the text, orders events, and manipulates time to...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 19

For Teachers 10th Standards
Imperfect heroes, pity and fear, and a fatal flaw are all part of a tragic play. Scholars analyze Shakespeare's Macbeth as an example of the tragedy genre. Pupils demonstrate understanding by completing a Quick Write discussing how...
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Rethinking Ophelia

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can a gender theoretical lens shape the way Ophelia is perceived in Hamlet? That is the question writers must answer in an explanatory essay to conclude their study of Shakespeare's revenge tragedy.
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is the best way to determine the theme of a text? Pupils analyze how central ideas emerge in Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. They work in small groups and engage in a whole-class discussion to discuss the play's plot. Finally,...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4, Unit 2, Lesson 22

For Teachers 10th Standards
The Witches, Lady Macbeth, or Macbeth himself: who is the culprit? Using the resource, pupils craft multi-paragraph essays to present arguments about which character is responsible for the tragedy in Shakespeare's Macbeth. Additionally,...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4, Unit 2, Lesson 21

For Teachers 10th Standards
Which character bears responsibility for the tragedy in Shakespeare's Macbeth? Scholars participate in a gallery walk and complete a Quick Write to support their claims about which character is to blame. 
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4, Unit 2, Lesson 23a

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is the best way to present information clearly, concisely, and logically? Using an informative resource, scholars review the criteria for a successful presentation. They share their arguments about which character from Shakespeare's...
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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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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Duty

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 2 short answer and essay questions based on themes in Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
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The Fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian Tragedy of 1915

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian tragedy. In this world history activity, students read handouts about both world history events and create presentations that feature the events.
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9 for 10 - Julius Caesar

For Students 10th
Choose the missing word in several quotes from William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. Most are multiple-choice, though a few are fill-in-the-blank. The last answer is made from the first letters of the previous answers.
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Julius Caesar Quiz

For Students 10th
Detailed questions about characters form this multiple-choice quiz over The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Check reading comprehension quickly and receive automatic answers online.
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Shakespeare's Julius Caesar Quotes

For Students 10th
Can you identify who said what in The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? Ten separate quotations prompt young readers to choose from four speakers. Prove your knowledge with this multiple-choice quiz.
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Macbeth: The Basics

For Students 10th - 11th
Just as the title states, this quiz covers basic questions related to Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth. Test your learners' knowledge with 10 multiple-choice questions. Answers appear when you submit online.
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Macbeth: The Lunatic's (not so) Loyal Legend

For Students 10th - 12th
Fifteen questions cover the events from The Tragedy of Macbeth. Most are plot-based reading comprehension questions, but a few ask for missing words from a quote. Good luck!
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Macbeth From Start to Finish

For Students 10th - 12th
Characters in a play drive the action. See if you can name the correct character who performed each action mentioned from The Tragedy of Macbeth. This quiz quickly assesses your learners.
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Shakespeare's Macbeth

For Teachers 10th
After reading Act II of The Tragedy of Macbeth, give your class this prompt to complete. One other question is listed along with information regarding the divine right of kings. A full plan is not written out here, but the prompt is a...
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Dealing with Tragedy in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the concept of human tragedy. In this September 11 terrorist attacks lesson, students write condolence letters, discuss the qualities of heroes, and investigate volunteer opportunities.
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Spanish Tragedy Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Thomas Kyd's Spanish Tragedy. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Go Fish! Exploring The Tragedy of the Commons

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discover what happens when people take advantage of shared resources. In this ecology lesson, students explore "The Tragedy of the Commons" by playing a role playing simulation game in small groups. Students soon discover the...
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How Tragic!

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read and study, in-depth, a specific classical tragedy, in this case, Oedipus. They explore strategies from making meaning out of or interpreting texts, as well as strategies for determining how authors create meaning in...
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Othello - The Moor of Venice

For Students 10th - 12th
The Tragedy of Othello is a tragedy indeed. Answer these 10 multiple-choice questions about the horrific events that occur in the Bard's play.

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