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An Introduction to Julius Caesar Using Multiple-Perspective Universal Theme Analysis

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An Introduction to Julius Caesar Using Multiple-Perspective Universal Theme Analysis

Grades 9 – 12
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Jenna Copper, Ph.D.

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

All’s Well that Sells Well: A Creative Introduction to Shakespeare

Students compare attending a performance at The Globe Theater with attending a modern theater production or movie. They then create a commercial for an Elizabethan audience promoting a modern product.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Book Report Alternative: Characters for Hire! Studying Character in Drama

In this alternative to the traditional book report, students respond to a play they have read by creating a resume for one of its characters.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 15

Beware the Ides of March!

Students discuss and categorize superstitions, define a superstition, and compare the similarities and difference between proverbs and superstitions.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

Sensitive to the increased importance of valuing diversity and diverse points of view since 9/11, this article describes activities through which ESL students contribute new knowledge to their classes while simultaneously improving their English language skills.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Reading Shakespeare with Young Adults

Dakin explores different methods for getting students engaged--and excited--about Shakespeare's plays as they learn to construct meaning from the texts' sixteenth-century language and connect it to their twenty-first-century lives.

 

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