Day 1

The Bacchae Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Welcome to the Theatre

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Students will work in groups to research ancient Greek theatres and produce an artistic model.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.11-12.7

    Structure:

    Instruct students that ancient theatre utilized space in a very different way than we are used to, and each part of the stage and theatre as a whole had an important purpose. Have students use the internet to research the setup of an ancient Greek theatre. Using what they have learned, small groups of students should create a visual model of the theatre. Tell them to be creative with their medium--a detailed drawing works, but so would a diorama or a...

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