Posts Tagged ‘julius caesar’:

World Lit: Act II, AND THEN WINTER BREAK!!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL9 Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).   Learning Target: I can relate the themes and elements of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar to the

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World Lit: Act I, Scene Thursday

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. Learning Target: I can understand how Brutus feels conflicted about his role in Caesar’s assassination; I understand how Brutus’s motivations help advance the plot

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World Lit: Welcome to Julius Caesar!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.  Learning Target: I can understand the historical and cultural context of Julius Caesar and how it relates to the modern day. Opening Session: Sparknotes Summary video:

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World Lit: Your essay is DUE TODAY!!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. Learning Target: I can explain how Antony and King use rhetorical devices to achieve their purposes in two famous speeches. Opening Session: Vocab quiz!!! Work Session: As soon as you finish your quiz,

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World Lit: Drafting Day!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. Learning Target: I can write an explanatory essay comparing MLK’s “I Have a Dream” speech to Antony’s “Friends, Romans, Countrymen” speech, explaining how they each use rhetorical devices to achieve their

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