This resource includes the annotated text of the tomb scene in Act III, Scene ii in Julius Caesar in which Mark Antony and Brutus give their famous speeches rich with rhetorical devices and figurative language over Caesar’s dead body. Using the comment feature in Microsoft Word, this resource includes critical commentary and analysis of the figurative and connotative meanings, rhetorical devices, imagery, theme, and complex character development aligned with the RL2, RL3, RL4, RL5, and RL6 standards from the Common Core State Standards. This resource will help teachers to guide students’ close reading of the text and help them to become more critical readers of literary texts. The provided commentary includes Common Core standard references so that you will be able to help students to see how the guided statements and commentary align with specific reading literary standards.
Julius Caesar Common Core Annotated Text – Brutus and Mark Antony’s Speeches
by JCB Educational Services
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