Literature Set: Shakespeare's Tragedies

Literature Set: Shakespeare's Tragedies

This Literature Set includes several texts that can be read alongside any of Shakespeare’s tragedies (e.g., Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth). The initial texts in this set will help students understand the elements of tragedy and characteristics of tragic heroes. The set also includes primary sources and opinion pieces that guide students to make connections to Shakespeare’s plays and deepen their understanding of each play’s characters and plot. Throughout this set, students will consider why Shakespeare’s plays continue to be so popular in today.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.9 - Compare Texts, RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.7 - Diverse Media

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,1,4
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