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CERCA Now: Drama

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Additional reading practice, comprehension checks, and discussion questions in under 15 minutes!

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ELEMENTARY

The World of Drama and Theater

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MIDDLE

Fun with Words

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HIGH SCHOOL

Theater Superstitions for the Unsuspecting

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ELEMENTARY

What do you think is the most important element of drama? Why?

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MIDDLE

How did William Shakespeare's use of iambic pentameter add atmosphere and emotion to his work?

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HIGH SCHOOL

How did social and economic conditions throughout history affect people's fears of witchcraft?

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Direct Instruction Lessons

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Ready-made interactive lessons providing 1+ weeks of instruction for remote, hybrid, or traditional classroom environments. View our growing list of 60+ CERCA Slide sets.

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Sonnets 

Whether in 17th-century England or 20th-century America, poets have used sonnets to express emotions, share observations, make arguments, and relay ideas.

With this set, students analyze these fourteen-line poems, grappling with the key question, “How do poets communicate their ideas through the traditional form of the sonnet?”

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