Julius Caesar Unit Plan - 5-Week teaching guide bundle includes NO-PREP coursework, quizzes, tests, and teacher resources. Help students gain an appreciation for Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, while saving yourself HOURS of prep time! Classroom-tested by over 1200 teachers, with 4.8 out of 5 Stars. In both PRINTABLE and DIGITAL VERSIONS for Distance Learning and In-Person Classrooms. SAVE over 30% by purchasing the ENTIRE BUNDLE!
In this comprehensive Julius Caesar teaching bundle, you'll get:
Informational Texts and activities to engage and inform students about Shakespeare's history, as well as support for helping students understand Shakespeare's language. Recommended for pre-reading, however, these texts can be used anywhere in your unit as you see fit, including as pre-reading, during reading, or as post-reading analysis or study, depending on your timeframe and objectives.
❇️ Author Study on William Shakespeare
❇️ Appreciating Shakespeare’s Language Article
❇️ Theater in Shakespeare’s Time Article
❇️ Witches, Superstition & Ghosts in Shakespeare's Theater
❇️ Working with Shakespeare's Language Handout, Small Group Activity
❇️ Life in Shakespeare’s Time Article with Questions
❇️ Violence in Shakespeare's Plays article and questions
❇️ Anticipation/Reaction Pre-Reading and Post-Reading Reflection
❇️ The Sonnet Form & Iambic Pentameter Lesson & Sonnet Form Quiz
❇️ Informational Article on The Real Julius Caesar & Character Map
❇️ Rhetorical Devices List and Analyzing Rhetoric Activity
Essentials that include notes, guides, and more to support your unit on Julius Caesar
✅ List of Allusions and Two Vocabulary Lists
✅ Active Reading Note-Taking Scene Guides
✅ Elements of Drama Handout
Play-based Literary Analysis, Vocabulary, and Grammar Activities that support student practice in text analysis and close reading and help students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's writing
✴️ Act One: Setting, Tone, and Mood
✴️ Act One: Analyzing Euphemisms, Idioms
✴️ Act Two: Characterization and Motive
✴️ Act Two: Vocabulary in Context
✴️ Act Three: Analysis of Rhetoric
✴️ Act Three: Inferring Word Meanings
✴️ Act Four: Complex Characters
✴️ Act Four: Dialogue, Monologue, and Soliloquy
✴️ Act Four: Figurative Language
✴️ Act Five: Theme
✴️ Act Five: Tragedy and the Tragic Hero
Play-based Writing Activities to help students dig deeper into the text and practice essential writing skills
✴️ Act One: Writing Arguments to Support Claims
✴️ Act Two: Writing Counterarguments
✴️ Act Three: Organizing Arguments to Compose a Letter
✴️ Act Four: Presenting and Analyzing a Presentation
✴️ Act Five: Persuasive Essay with Template
❇️ 93 Comprehension and Analysis Scene Study Questions
❇️ Act-by-Act Reading Quizzes
❇️ Two Final Tests - Mixed & Self- Grading Multiple Choice
❇️ Summary of the Play
❇️ Complete Answer Key
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