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53 resources with the concept greek tragedies

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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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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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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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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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Beloved by Toni Morrison

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Any classroom study of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved requires careful planning and scaffolding. A primary source set that includes a video, illustrations, photos of artifacts, and a broadside of the Fugitive Slave...
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Classical Greek: Set Text Guide Sophocles Antigone

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check 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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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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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 on the famous Greek tragedy and its headstrong, justice-minded protagonist.
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Oedipus Rex

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who killed Laius? How is Creon connected to Jocasta? Where does the Oracle dwell? Get the details of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex straight with a crossword puzzle activity.
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Philosophy - Aristotle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How easy is it to change your virtues? High schoolers learn about Aristotle and his philosophical views with a short analysis video. It links the value of art, particularly drama, to one's virtues, values, friendships, and social...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 20

For Teachers 9th Standards
Oedipus' lack of literal and figurative vision does not mean he cannot see his own guilt in the terrible fates of Laius, Jocasta, and all the lives touched by prophecy. Conclude a literary analysis unit on Sophocles' Oedipus the King...
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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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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 18

For Teachers 9th Standards
The punishment must fit the crime, even for a king. Sophocles' Oedipus the King meets its grisly end with a lesson that focuses on the conclusion of the play and Oedipus' self-assigned punishment. Learners connect the symbolism of his...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 16

For Teachers 9th Standards
Was Oedipus' destiny determined by fate or by his own actions? Using details from the text, ninth graders delve into a critical thinking exercise based on Sophocles' Oedipus the King. Now that Oedipus has learned his true identity,...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 17

For Teachers 9th Standards
As Oedipus the King comes closer to its tragic conclusion, high schoolers discuss Oedipus' reaction to seeing his wife's body, They also examine how Sophocles structures the scene to contribute to the central idea of his play.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 15

For Teachers 9th Standards
The terrible truth begins to come out in a lesson that focuses on the final act of Sophocles' Oedipus the King. As ninth graders collect evidence that details the origin of Oedipus, and how his birth relates to the prophecy everyone...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 14

For Teachers 9th Standards
The devil—and the truth—is in the details. As ninth graders get closer to the ending of Sophocles' Oedipus the King, they analyze the words of the Messenger, and apply these details to the central ideas of fate and prophecy.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 9th Standards
Text structure is vitally important when crafting a rise in tension. Explore Sophocles' choice to order his events in a particular sequence with a lesson plan about Oedipus the King. As the light of realization begins to dawn on the...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 9th Standards
Ninth graders demonstrate their understanding of a central idea in Oedipus the King with a mid-unit writing assessment. Writers formulate a claim about the connection between prophecy and Oedipus's actions, and using evidence gathered...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
Close readers and forensic detectives alike deal with collecting strong evidence. Ninth graders become both with a lesson plan about Sophocles' Oedipus the King, in which they find connections between Oedipus' stated words and the truth...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 10

For Teachers 9th Standards
The slow curse of realization begins to sink in during the tenth lesson in a literary analysis unit on Sophocles' Oedipus the King. Ninth graders carefully read the selected lines for evidence of Oedipus' feelings during a turning point...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
How can a prophecy be true if the future differs from what was foreseen? Sophocles entertains this question in Oedipus the King. Teiresias, Creon, and Oedipus have weighed in on the unsolved murder of Laius, and now Jocasta voices her...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 9th Standards
Prophecy and blindness often go hand in hand, as is the case in Sophocles' Oedipus the King. Explore Oedipus' thoughts about prophecy, fate, and responsibility with a activity focused on the discussion between Creon and Oedipus regarding...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
The accusations begin in Sophocles' Oedipus the King, with troublemakers and enemies abound. As learners delve deeply into the sights unseen, they review textual evidence from their readings to write about the importance of timing in the...