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Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities

Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Julius Caesar Shakespeare Background Informational Texts, Activities
Product Description
Introducing Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this resource is a great background resource to introduce your students to Julius Caesar, providing historical context on both the playwright and the historical figure of Caesar.

This resource includes:
1) two reading passages about the playwright and the play. The passages provide a brief summary of Shakespeare's life, the times he lived in, as well as the history of the play itself. The passages total about 1000 words in length;
2) a list of ten vocabulary words found in the passages (5 from each) for students to define;
3) seven questions on the two passages that encourage critical thinking and measure understanding;
4) a “Vocabulary Quiz” includes 8 statements about Shakespeare and Julius Caesar that reiterate the information students have read in the passages; for each one students choose the correct word from the multiple choice of four. The word appears in the passage and is a synonym for the underlined word in the statement.
5) answer keys for 2, 3, and 4 above.

Please visit my store and have a look at my other resources about Shakespeare and his plays:
An Introduction to Macbeth
An Introduction to Romeo and Juliet
An Introduction to Hamlet
5 Days with William Shakespeare
Was William Shakespeare Really Shakespeare?
Romeo and Juliet Movie Critique Activity
Shakespeare Poster Templates Set of 22

The poster template set, 5 Days with William Shakespeare resource, and Was Shakespeare Really Shakespeare? are combined in one bundle for a discounted price:
Shakespeare Bundle

Looking for something for younger students? This is a good informational text and worksheet packet:
William Shakespeare

Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
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