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Studying the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection includes 11 units designed to help instructors consider the complexities of teaching about the Holocaust and other genocides. The lessons provide students with accurate information and sensitive instruction as they examine...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 2, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
You'll find tragedy at every turn with a well-crafted unit on Sophocles' Oedipus the King. Focusing on textual analysis, literary themes, and evidence-based responses, the unit is an effective addition to any ninth grade language unit.
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Thou Shalt Not Be a Bystander

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
If we do not learn about the ways evil was allowed to perpetuate tragedy in our past, we are doomed to repeat those fateful mistakes. Educate high schoolers with a collection about the Holocaust and WWII, which includes lessons, project...
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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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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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Greek To Us - Comedy, Tragedy, and Satire

For Students 9th - 12th
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...
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What Is the Tragedy of the Commons?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's good for all of us is good for each of us. The Tragedy of the Commons refers to a situation in which one person's decision to act in his or her own best interest negatively affects the rest of the population—and ultimately, him or...
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Tragoidia and Catharsis: A Retelling of Classical Tragedies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What a tragedy! Scholars take a close look at Greek tragedy in the form of plays. After analyzing plays, learners think about a play that relates to their own personal anxiety and recreate or reinterpret a scene from that play.
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Case Study - Tragedy of the Commons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet quiz

For Students 9th
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.
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Literature and Humor

For Teachers Higher Ed
From Canterbury Tales to The Odd Couple, this presentation details the different treatments of humor in different literary formats. Numerous authors and works of literature are represented here as examples of satire, irony, comedy, and...
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The Battle of the Greek Tragedies

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Introduce the origins of theater and dramatic roles with this highly entertaining, animated video. It illustrates the evolution of the stage from the shrinking of the chorus in dramas during the fifth century BCE in Ancient Greece, as...
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
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Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II

For Students 9th - 12th
"Do you believe that fate is inescapable, or that people forge their own lives?" This is the essential question at the heart of Romeo and Juliet, according to the narrator of a series on Shakespeare's tragedy. Short but dense, the video...
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Drama Terms Notes

For Students Pre-K - 12th
Comedy, tragedy, act, scene, prop. do you want to review important drama terms? Actors record the term next to its definition on a worksheet that could be used individually or as a group activity. A link to a corresponding PowerPoint...
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Why Should You Read "Hamlet"?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Romeo may appeal to more romantic students, but the broodier teenagers in your class are bound to relate to the melancholic, inward-facing Hamlet. Show an enthralling video that summarizes plot elements, characterization, and the...
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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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The Tragedy of the Commons

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders participate in a demonstration of the concept of "The Tragedy of the Commons." They conduct a "fishing" simulation demonstrating overfishing, complete two data tables, and answer discussion questions.
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Choices

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension 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.
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Contrasting Regions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
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.
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Gender

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For 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.
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Betrayal

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this reading comprehension activity, 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.
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Love

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
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.
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra Theme of Power

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
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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