Fact Sheet: The First Globe

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Where did actors perform plays during Shakespeare's era? Using the handout, pupils learn about London's historical Globe Theatre and discover which of Shakespeare's plays actors performed there. Scholars also explore the cause of the 1613 fire that burned the theatre to the ground.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners construct a model of the Globe Theatre
  • Show students pictures and diagrams of the Globe 
Classroom Considerations

  • Uses some British English conventions 
Pros

  • Includes a helpful infographic of the different stages of Globe Theatre construction 
  • Provides links to extra resources 
Cons

  • None
Common Core