About the Book

bookPaperback: 237 pages
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English
Publication Date: April, 2010
ISBN-13: 978-0-8141-5108-2

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Julius Caesar, with its themes of loyalty, ambition, and deception, still resonates with high school students and remains a favorite text in classrooms everywhere. Through differentiated instruction, Lyn Fairchild Hawks offers solutions for bringing the play to life for all students—those with various interests, readiness levels, and learning styles.

She offers practical, engaging, and rigorous lessons for teaching reading, writing, speaking, performance, and research that can be used as—is or can be adapted to suit the needs of your students and classroom environment.

This book is a comprehensive curriculum for teaching the play and offers:

  • Lesson plans highlighting key scenes
  • Mini-lessons for reading and writing
  • Performance activities
  • Close reading assignments for ELL, novice, on-target, and advanced learners
  • Quizzes, writing assignments, and compacting guidelines

For additional student assessments, activities, and teaching materials, visit the Members’ Area on this page.

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