Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach

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Materials for the Introduction

Reflective Practice

Assess your own experience and attitudes toward Shakespeare, as well as your readiness level, learning style, and interests in teaching.

The Bardometer, Interest Inventory

View an interest inventory to help you assess student interests to aid their exploration of Julius Caesar.

Materials for Act1

Scholar’s Seat

The Scholar’s Seat: Analyzing the Character of Caesar

The Bardometer, Interest Inventory

The Bardometer

Character Analysis Pretest

Anchoring Activities

Compacting

Translation

Worst Group Ever Skit

Worst Group Ever Skit and Directions

Materials for Act2

The Scholar’s Seat

The Scholar’s Seat: Analyzing the Character of Brutus

Internet Investigation

Understanding the Republic

Make Your Own Lessons

Handout 2.6, Lesson Creation Template

Materials for Act3

The Scholar’s Seat

Correspondence between Plutarch’s Lives and Julius Caesar: a personal Internet Investigation