Day 1

Doctor Faustus (Marlowe) Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Life and Times of Christopher Marlowe

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    Students will be able to conduct research on life in late 16th and early 17th century England, examine how specific societal changes may have impacted Marlowe's life and writings, and present their research and findings to the class.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5


    In order to understand Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, it is important for students to understand the context in which Marlowe wrote, and the ways in which Marlowe's world impacted his beliefs and writing style. This recurring group activity will include...

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