This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Before anything else, "The Tragedy of Richard II" is a historical account of the demise the monarchy of the eighth King of England who ruled from 1377 to 1399. This play recounts the major events of the final portion of his life. The objective of this lesson is to learn about performing history in drama.
1) 1. For classroom discussion: What makes historical drama relevant? What makes it entertaining? What do...
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