This 11 slide presentation introduces the basics of Greek Drama. The slides include information about Thespis, Aeshylus, Sophocles, Structure of the theater, Hypocrites, Costumes/Masks, Chorus, Unities, Messenger, and Theater Limitations. The information is presented so that students may better understand and access the structures and themes of Greek drama.
Common Core College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards:
2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
3. Analyze how and why individuals, events,and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Also available: Antigone - A Greek Tragedy by Sophocles (PowerPoint notes)
Greek Drama - Introduction to the Theater of Ancient Greece (PowerPoint Notes)
by Scott N.Forrest
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