Rules for 17th Century Hunting | Complete Lesson Pack

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This lesson pack coordinates with Ep 156 of That Shakespeare Life, in which we cover the history of hunting during Shakespeare's lifetime. The lesson covers par force hunting, as well as bow and stable hunting.We cover several places in Shakespeare's plays that hunting, dogs, and hounds show up in his works. We also talk about the treatises and manuals that were written during Shakespeare's lifetime to explain the right methods, tools, and people who were allowed to hunt. We discuss the parts of a Grand Royal Hunt, veterinary medicine for hunting dogs, and more. In addition to the history guide, the pack also contains 5 printable worksheets so that your students can explore the history they are learning about while they listen to the episode.

This lesson pack coordinates with Ep 156 of That Shakespeare Life, in which we cover the history of hunting during Shakespeare's lifetime. The lesson covers par force hunting, as well as bow and stable hunting.We cover several places in Shakespeare's plays that hunting, dogs, and hounds show up in his works. We also talk about the treatises and manuals that were written during Shakespeare's lifetime to explain the right methods, tools, and people who were allowed to hunt. We discuss the parts of a Grand Royal Hunt, veterinary medicine for hunting dogs, and more. In addition to the history guide, the pack also contains 5 printable worksheets so that your students can explore the history they are learning about while they listen to the episode.

PLAY THAT WORK WELL WITH THIS GUIDE: Shakespeare mentions "dogs" and "hounds" and "hunting" in well over 100 references throughout his works. This lesson pack can coordinate with numerous plays, but to help you pick a few that work particularly well, here are some recommendations: Love's Labour's LostHenry V, Macbeth, and Julius Caesar.

What's Inside: 
- Hunting/Hawking under Elizabeth I
- Comparing James I to Elizabeth I through hunting
- Explanation and examples of Par Force Hunting
- Explanation and woodcuts that demonstrate the job of a huntsman
- History The Great Standing, Henry VIII's hunting lodge used (and renovated) by Elizabeth I
- History of 17th century dog breeds used for hunting
- Examples of dog management and animal husbandry related to hunting
- Explanation of the social rules for who could hunt
- A look inside Gaston Phoebus manual on hunting
- A look inside The Book of St. Alban's
- Play Review Worksheet
- Writing Prompt
- Crossword Puzzle & Answer Key
- Woodcut Coloring Sheet
- Theater Practice Activity Sheet

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