Day 3

Everyman: Morality Play Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Play's the Thing

    Kind of Activity:



    To underline the importance of performance when analyzing a dramatic work

    Common Core Standards:



    Assign roles from Everyman to students in the class. The entire class should perform the piece (in a modern translation) as a staged reading.

    Afterward, have a classwide discussion about how performance affects the students' understanding of the play.

    Ideas for Differentiated Instruction:

    Depending on the size of your class, you can dole out the roles in several ways. You could split the play into sections and have each small group take...

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