Julius Caesar Unit

Julius Caesar Unit
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This unit includes before, during, and after reading activities designed to engage students and have them interact with the play in fun and fresh ways. The activities offer a variety of close reading strategies both with the play and nonfiction pieces, creative writing and expository writing pieces, video and textual analysis, engaging discussions, passionate debates, and projects where they can work collaboratively using technology to showcase what they learned. This entire unit takes about a month with activities interspersed as students read the play. The unit also includes an easy to follow timeline and description of activities, as well as rubrics for the projects and essay. The complete list of activities is as follows:

Before Reading

· Anticipation Guide

· Pre-Reading Narrative Piece

During Reading

· Character Conversation Between Brutus and Portia

· Close Reading of the Funeral Speeches

· Effective Speeches

· Character Analysis

· Theme Worksheet

· Café/Gallery Walk

After Reading

· Order of Events

· Visual Notes

· Article about Julius Caesar—Marking the Text

· Newspaper Project

· Courtroom Activity

· Persuasive Essay

Total Pages
64 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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