Welcome to Tuesday! One day down, four to go, right?
Standard: ELA10RL3 The student deepens understanding of literary works by relating them to contemporary context or historical background, as well as to works from other time periods.
Learning Target: Students will understand the history behind Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and begin reading the play.
So today, first things first, we are choosing our parts for reading the play – yep, that’s right, my little drama queens and kings, we get to read the whole play aloud! Here’s the cast list without names on it, and I’ll upload your individual block cast lists here:
After we all have our parts, we’re going to start reading! I hope you guys are excited about your part because you keep it for the entire play! What what! Let’s dig us into SHAKESPEARE!!!
After we finish reading for the day, I have a question for you…
What is your impression of the characters in the play so far? I told you yesterday who the bad guys are, but what about Caesar? Does he sound like a super awesome person? What about Brutus? Does he sound like a good guy or a bad guy? Give me a short paragraph discussing what you think about the characters so far!