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25 resources with the concept niccolo machiavelli

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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 4: How Do Authors Use Craft and Structure to Develop Characters and Ideas?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Nonfiction and dramatic text take center stage in a three-unit module that focuses on how authors convey and develop central ideas. In Unit 1, E. B. White’s “Death of a Pig” provides sophomores with an opportunity to analyze the...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 4, Unit 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
Machiavelli's The Prince challenges readers to ponder the role of leadership and to consider the qualities that make a good ruler. After a close reading and discussion of Machiavelli's ideas, the five-lesson unit concludes with class...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 3, Lesson 5

For Teachers 10th Standards
Would Machiavelli consider Macbeth a successful ruler? Scholars ponder the intriguing question, demonstrating their knowledge of both Shakespeare's Macbeth and Machiavelli's The Prince. They collaborate with peers to share their...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 3, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
According to Machiavelli, a good ruler is one who does whatever it takes. Using the resource, scholars work in small groups to analyze quotes from The Prince, and then participate in a whole-class discussion. To finish, pupils select a...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
What's the difference between men and princes? Machiavelli discusses the distinction in chapter 18 of The Prince. First, scholars listen to a masterful reading of the chapter. Then, they write about how the author develops a central idea...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 3, Lesson 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
How do rhetorical devices advance an author's point of view? Scholars consider the question as they continue their exploration of Machiavelli's The Prince. They work in small groups, annotating the text for evidence of rhetoric, before...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 3, Lesson 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is it better to be loved or feared? Using the resource, scholars explore Machiavelli's nonfiction text, The Prince, and examine the author's ideas about the role of leadership. Pupils also complete a Quick Write to analyze a central idea...
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What “Machiavellian” Really Means

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince a directive to autocrats to rule by any means necessary, or a warning about the ways free citizens can be dominated by rulers? A short video suggests that Machiavelli's famous work might have been...
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Political Theory - Niccolò Machiavelli

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Do the words politician and moral go together? Machiavelli argues that an effective politician does not always act moral. Learners take an in-depth look at his theories about leaders by watching a video about government. To keep your...
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Machiavelli’s Advice for Nice Guys

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars analyze the concepts of success, ethics, and Machiavelli's philosophy with an enlightening video. The narrator explains the main theories of Machiavelli in an easy-to-understand method and makes use of visual aids to enhance...
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An Introduction to Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can a person use any means, even immoral ones, to achieve a goal if the goal is nobel? Are ethics and effectiveness separate? Introduce viewers to Niccolò Machiavelli's ideas about virtu, necessita, and fortuna with a short, animated...
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Renaissance and Reformation Writing for the SAT

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Responding to a question on the Machiavellian principle of a ruler's need for power and ruthlessness, young historians are given writing tips and a framework for constructing a well-developed essay in 25 minutes. The given structure of...
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Ideas of Machiavelli

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is a very interesting presentation. It provides background information on two prominent Renaissance authors, Machiavelli and Castiglione. It outlines their lives in relation to their books. A fascinating way to bring literature to...
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Excerpt from The Prince

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Is it better to be loved or feared as a ruler? Learners study an excerpt from Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince and consider how power has the potential to both corrupt oneself and influence others. 
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Renaissance Flashcards

For Students 6th - 8th
Are you working on a Renaissance unit in your social studies or language arts class? This set of ten flashcards focuses on the creators of famous Renaissance art and literature. Use to reinforce memorization prior to a quiz.
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The Prince by Machiavelli

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions about The Prince. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Prince by Machiavelli

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
For this literature worksheet, students respond to 5 short answer and essay questions about The Prince. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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The Prince Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Machiavelli's The Prince. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Politics and Leadership

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research a historic leader and analyze how a philosopher's writings influenced the ruler in an essay. In this philosophy of government lesson plan, students view a video and participate in a class discussion on how great...
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Machiavelli's The Prince

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast their concepts of leadership with Machiavelli's, as outlines in The Prince. For this literature lesson, students identify positions that call for leadership and brainstorm qualities necessary for such a...
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Excerpt from The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli, 1513

For Students 9th - 12th
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students read a 1-page excerpt from The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and then respond to 12 short answer questions about the selection.
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Guidelines for Governing: Utopia and The Prince

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the power of the Church in government. In this literature lesson, students read Sir Thomas More's Utopia and Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince. Students respond to questions regarding the works and discuss them.
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The Prince Machiavelli

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read Machiavelli's The Prince to analyze the qualities of a leader and compare these qualities to those of past or current leaders. In this Machiavelli lesson, 10th graders brainstorm a list of leadership positions and...
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"Ancora Imparo" (Still I Am Learning)

For Teachers 6th
Students study the Italian Renaissance, its impact, and origin. In this Italian Renaissance lesson, students study the Renaissance via the ancient civilizations and political geography of various countries. Students study the art prior...