12 worksheets (including 1 PowerPoint and 2 teacher provided answer sheets) to help with studying the play, 'Cosi':
A mix and match task which looks at various characters in the play and their understanding of identity.
- Plot and Characters
A quick fire quiz to be used in any number of ways - class game, individual revision test, peer checking, or any other way you can think of - a very flexible set of questions!
- Changing Scenes - Plot
Put the events in the right order - a detailed cut-out and rearrange activity to test students understanding of plot.
- Structure - The Inside World vs. The Outside World
Students explore these two worlds Nowra presents in diagrammatic form before evaluating their findings.
- The Idea of Madness Power Point Questions
A set of questions to check for students understanding of the power point with the same title.
- The Role of the Theatre
A true scavenger hunt - find lines from the play to support each key aspect of the role of the theatre in Cosi. Students then evaluate their findings.
- Theme of Love Scavenger Hunt
An extensive peer task which examines the many examples of love in the play. A good task for getting students out of their seats and discussing ideas with another student in the class. Includes brainstorming, mind mapping, analysis, hot seating and synthesis.
- Themes of Love, Madness and Self-Growth
Examines Mozart's libretto from scene 4 and how its messages of love, madness and self growth resonates with the play a a whole.
- PowerPoint: The Idea of Madness
An in-depth look at how madness is perceived in the play. Teacher suggestion: use any of the slides as a launch pad into writing an essay, or use all of the slides together to write one extensive essay on the idea of madness.