Day 2: Roman “Lecture”
Objective: Students will be able to understand and teach one aspect of Roman theatre to the class.
Materials Needed: Copies of the textbook pages on Plautus, Seneca, Terence, Acting, and the Roman theater (from the textbook “Living Theater”)
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Hook: Show a few other examples of mythological allusions:
Discussion: Have any of you thought of any new allusions since last time? Why does our current culture still revolve around the ancient Greek and Roman cultures?
Wrap-up: Next time we will begin reading an ancient Roman play that I LOVE and will help us take a look at Roman culture.
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