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A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
All the Globe’s a Stage: Shakespeare’s Theatre
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
“All the world’s a stage,” exclaims Jaques in As You Like It, but it is the structure of the Globe stage and how that structure influenced Shakespeare’s plays that is the focus of an on-line research project. Class members visit a series...
Being in the Noh: An Introduction to Japanese Noh Plays
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....
Roman Theater with Plautus, Terence, and Seneca: Crash Course Theater #6
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThank you, Greek and Roman theater, for providing the dramatic arts with a host of stock characters. A video about Roman theater, the sixth in the Crash Course Theater series, begins by introducing the character types found on stage in...
Comedies, Romances, and Shakespeare's Heroines: Crash Course Theater #16
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAs 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,...
Introducing the Text and Learning the Process of Script Analysis
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhere do directors and set designers get their ideas so that the set they build creates the mood and atmosphere the director wants for a production? From the script! Introduce theater high schoolers to the script analysis techniques used...
What is Theater? Crash Course Theater #1
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFor thousands of years, the dramatic arts played an important role in civilization. The first episode of Crash Course Theater, a high-quality video series, defines and gives a brief overview of the topic. From explaining the difference...
Thespis, Athens, and The Origins of Greek Drama: Crash Course Theater #2
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewUnless you're singing about a lonely goatherd in the Sound of Music, goats have little to do with theater, and yet the word tragedy comes from the Greek words for goat and song. A video about Greek drama, the second video in the Crash...
The English Renaissance and NOT Shakespeare: Crash Course Theater #13
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBelieve it or not, Shakespeare wasn't the only British playwright to rise to fame during the Renaissance. Writers other than the Bard make up the content of a video about British theater during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The...