SparkTeach: Julius Caesar

SparkTeach: Julius Caesar

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Teaching guides and lesson plans designed to make classic literature engaging and relevant to today’s students!
This comprehensive book of lesson plans, projects, discussion questions, reproducible worksheets, and more provides teachers with everything they need to engage middle- and high-school students in the study of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.
Each SparkTeach Guide includes:
• Dozens of lessons and contextual “Real Life Lens” discussion prompts
• “Big Idea Question” prompts, activities, and projects that explore the work’s key themes
• Poetics lesson plans
• Film comparative lesson plans
• Exercises in studying the play’s use of metaphor, simile, personification, and motifs
• Lesson plans for differentiated instruction
• Reproducible worksheets and lesson assessments that build reading, vocabulary, and comprehension skills
• Answer keys
• Student rubrics
There are also tips for class planning and management, ideas for personalizing content, Common Core references, and more, making this the perfect resource to engage students in literature study that’s meaningful, exciting, and above all, FUN.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411480001
Publisher: Spark
Publication date: 01/12/2021
Series: SparkTeach , #9
Pages: 108
Sales rank: 534,893
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Welcome to SparkTeach! 5

Tips for Class Planning and Management 6

What's Included in SparkTeach? 7

What Makes Real-Life Lens Lessons Unique? 8

SparkTeach and the Common Core State Standards 11

Guidelines for Student Assessment 11

Part 2 SparkTeach Julius Caesar Lesson Plans 13

Real-Life Lens Lesson: Leadership 14

Poetics Lesson: Understanding Hyperbole and Understatement 25

Film Lesson: Nontraditional Settings 29

Part 3 Worksheets and Handouts 33

Vocabulary Builder List: Shakespeare Speak 35

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Archaic Language 39

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Shakespearean Stage Directions 44

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Film Terms 48

Poetics Worksheet: Metaphor and Simile 53

Contextual Support: Shakespeare, Caesar, and the Roman Republic 61

Vocabulary Builder Worksheet: Jobs, Vocations, and Archaic Nouns 64

Reading Skills Worksheet: Character Study 69

Reading Skills Worksheet: Irony 72

Reading Skills Worksheet: A Persuasive Letter 79

Reading Skills Worksheet: An Analytical Summary 81

Real-Life Lens Worksheet: Driving Questions 84

Real-Life Lens Worksheet: Rhetorical Devices and Appeals 86

Poetics Worksheet; Hyperbole and Understatement 89

Film Worksheet: Nontraditional Settings 94

Part 4 Postmortem 97

Rubric for Student Assessment 99

Student Reflection Worksheet 102

Teacher Reflection Worksheet 103

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