By Jeanette Sanderson
Introduce students to the wonderful works of Shakespeare with this ready-to-go, 6-page lesson plan that makes teaching Julius Caesar very accessible. Features a short, well-known scene accompanied by pop-out notes that explain his old English and make it easy for kids to understand. Also includes a reproducible page that explores literary devices, plus quick and easy activities that extend the scene and help kids comprehend and enjoy the rest of the play! 6 pages.
Common Core Alignments:
Extending the Excerpt Rewrite: Challenge students to rewrite Mark Antony's speech to say what he really means—without the false praises toward Brutus that he includes. Discuss how students' speeches compare to Antony's original!
Grades 5 & Up