Renaissance Theatre Lesson Plan

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Ready to use Renaissance theatre lesson plan for teachers. Download immediately and teach a simple unit on Renaissance theatre.

Do you want to teach a basic lesson on Renaissance theatre, but don’t want to reinvent the wheel? We have done all the work for you! You will need to download the accompanying Renaissance Theatre History PowerPoint Presentation.

In this ten-page drama lesson, students will learn the basics of Renaissance theatre, (the era of the Rebirth, the origins of the proscenium arch, introduction to Commedia Dell’arte, renaissance playwrights, layout of the Elizabethan stage and more). They will also participate in performing a very short version of Romeo and Juliet or construct a model of the Globe Theatre.

The drama lesson includes:
  • Overview
  • PowerPoint presentation transcript (slide by slide)
  • Renaissance theatre quiz (with answer key)
  • Romeo and Juliet quiz (with answer key)
  • Activity instructions for teacher
  • Activity instructions hand-out for students

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