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Young scholars 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.
Students role play being a fisherman and fulfill the goals they are given from a description sheet. Other students observe the fisherman and record their behavior and actions. The class then discusses how this activity was an example of Tragedy of Commons and brainstorm regulations that could have helped this situation.
Students discover what happens when people take advantage of shared resources. For this ecology lesson, students explore "The Tragedy of the Commons" by playing a role playing simulation game in small groups. Students soon discover the outcome of overusing common natural resources.
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 learners.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on themes in The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on the theme of betrayl in The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
In this reading comprehension activity, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on the theme of transformation in The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 3 reading activities suggested.
In this An American Tragedy instructional activity, high schoolers analyze plot, symbol, irony, narrator, style, and theme of An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser.
You can help your students understand resource depletion with simple activities that highlight the idea of the tragedy of the commons.
Before introducing your class to a play, discuss what a drama is, its structure, and some key elements. There are two main types of plays, tragedies and comedies. While the presentation focuses on identifying each type, consider offering some actual examples (Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, etc.). Practice opportunities are woven throughout the show to assess your class.
Students participate in a simulation using M&M's that highlights Garrett Hardin's concept of the "tragedy of the commons." They use the activities to study sustainability issues in the fishing industry.
Delve into the world of Greek literature and differentiate it from other literary genres. Greek theater is examined through comparative analysis, structure, and origin. Learners read, work through comprehension exercises, and complete a project in which they research and write a Greek tragedy starring their favorite mythological character.
Students explore the recent Russian submarine tragedy. They examine the facts related to the vessel's sinking, then research the opinions of others regarding this event. They explore the impact this event has on their world.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Thomas Kyd's Spanish TragedyStudents may check some of their answers online.
Review The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet with this quick quiz. Operating as an overview of the play, use this quiz to prepare readers for a test perhaps. The questions cover various elements from character foils to the plot sequence.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions based on Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra.
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 2 short answer and essay questions based on the theme of choices in The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions based on the theme of gender in The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer and essay questions based on the theme of power in The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Students may also complete their choice of 2 reading activities suggested.

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