Julius Caesar by Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar English teacher humor

Julius Caesar by Julius Caesar

The film clips we're watching are found at:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL20615469A2734A1B

HW:
  • Read the linked article about honor in the play, "Julius Caesar: The Concept of Honor" found at http://bard.org/education/studyguides/Julius/juliushonor.html#.VTT6vCHBzGc
  • Read "Focusing on Background: Shakespeare's Source: Plutarch" pp 725-6 in the textbook
  • Read over the Play as a Whole questions, textbook p 722-3 - respond to all in notes - notes will be checked
    • #5 - Possible text evidence to support Brutus as Caesar's son:
      • Caesar to Decius: III.i.75
      • Brutus justifying assassination to Antony: III.i.224-226
      • Brutus in his speech to the crowd (the plebeians), Brutus proclaims himself the "best lover" of Caesar: III.ii.45
      • Mob wants Brutus to "be Caesar," and say "Caesar's better parts / Shall be crowned in Brutus" - as if Caesar's better genes would pass on possibly: III.ii.51-52
      • Antony talks of Caesar's special love for Brutus: III.ii.177-187



Writing about the Play: Due ...... Suggested due dates below in calendar
  1. Themes (textbook p 629) - Write about each of the 5 themes for the daily journal Write about one theme per day, explaining how it is developed throughout the play. Include text support. Be specific.
  2. A Creative Response, textbook p 723-4, complete one from prompts 1-4 -- Let me know what you're doing (it's not final)
  3. A Critical Response - analyzing a character; Complete a character analysis paper, following the guidelines, for the character you chose to track throughout the play. Guidelines posted soon. MLA citations required for any sources used
  4. Analyzing and Evaluating Persuasion, including rhetorical devices - complete in a OneNote Notebook according to guidelines. MLA citations required for any sources used

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All Julius Caesar work due (#1-4)
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Have a great summer!!!




The film clips we're watching are found at:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL20615469A2734A1B


Keep scrolling for more links.

HW:

  • Read the linked article about honor in the play, "Julius Caesar: The Concept of Honor" found at http://bard.org/education/studyguides/Julius/juliushonor.html#.VTT6vCHBzGc
  • Read "Focusing on Background: Shakespeare's Source: Plutarch" pp 725-6 in the textbook
  • Read over the Play as a Whole questions, textbook p 722-3 - respond to all in notes - notes will checked
    • #5 - Possible text evidence support Brutus as Caesar's son:
      • Caesar to Decius: III.i.75
      • Brutus justifying assassination to Antony: III.i.224-226
      • Brutus in his speech to the crowd (the plebeians), Brutus proclaims himself the "best lover" of Caesar: III.ii.45
      • Mob wants Brutus to "be Caesar," and say "Caesar's better parts / Shall be crowned in Brutus" - as if Caesar's better genes would pass on possibly: III.ii.51-52
      • Antony talks of Caesar's special love for Brutus: III.ii.177-187




Writing about the Play: Due June 3rd. Suggested due dates below in calendar

  1. Themes (textbook p 629) - Write about each of the 5 themes for the daily journal during the week of 5.4.15-5.8.15. Write about one theme per day, explaining how it is developed throughout the play. Include text support. Be specific. DONE
  2. A Creative Response, textbook p 723-4, complete one from prompts 1-4 -- Let me know what you're doing (it's not final)
  3. A Critical Response - analyzing a character; Complete a character analysis paper, following the guidelines, for the character you chose to track throughout the play. Guidelines posted soon. MLA citations required for any sources used
  4. Analyzing and Evaluating Persuasion, including rhetorical devices - complete in a OneNote Notebook according to guidelines. MLA citations required for any sources used


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Julius Caesar Multimedia Projects Created by the Class of 2015


Prezi going through Requirements and Characteristics of a Tragic Hero

http://prezi.com/aj27c65sjhn5/tragic-hero/

Know the requirements from the Prezi, as well as the Drama Terms on the purple page

Video links from class:




Project Choices - School year 2015-2016 - No more than 2 students will be allowed to each project option.

You have a lot of freedom with what multi-medium you use. Once you have gotten approval for your project option you must email me which option you have chosen and how you plan to complete it. At this point, you're not locked into the medium (Prezi, blog, webpage, video, etc), but keep in mind that changing will take time. Use your time wisely. To help you choose a medium/format, you can Google some of the following: making webpages, how to make a Prezi, making blogs, using Glog, making a wiki page, mywebspiration, xtimeline, dipity, etc. Each project MUST include a printed MLA formatted Works Cited page of each of your resources, including images -- citing Google images in insufficient



1. Create a webquest assignment for a student to research the life and rule of Julius Caesar in history.

2. Create a webquest assignment for a student to research the life of William Shakespeare.


3. Create a set of online flashcards using quizlet, or a similar website, for the play, include drama terms, major characters, and plot events, and significant quotations.

4. Create a series of 10 Sporcle quizzes for the play, include drama terms, major characters, and plot events, and significant quotations.

5. Create a blog from the perspective of Antony or Brutus. Tell the plot events from his perspective, including his opinion on events. Use quotations to support your posts.

6. Create a multimedia graphic storyline of the play highlighting literary elements; Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Denouement, foreshadowing that occurs, symbols and recurring motifs You could perhaps create a Prezi for this.

7. Create a Prezi giving the requirements of a tragic hero and analyzing Caesar and Brutus. Demonstrate how each character does and does not fit the definition.

8. Create a multimedia project, preferably web-based, showing the similarities and differences between Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and the real history leading up to and following the assassination of Julius Caesar.

9. Create a webpage examining the characterization of the major characters of Antony, Brutus, Cassius, and Julius Caesar. Include text references and quotations that support your characterization assessments.

10. Compile 10 resources for use in a paper analyzing Brutus as a tragic hero. Create a multimedia project, preferably web-based such as a webpage, Glog, or Prezi, to list the resources. Include a summary of each resource, specific and detailed reasons it is useful to the paper, a proper MLA citation (include URLs and active links for websites).

11. Create an online interactive timeline about the life and rule of Julius Caesar in history. Suggested resources to use: Mywebspiration, xtimeline, dipity

12. Create an online interactive timeline of the play, including contrasting dates and information from real history.

13. Create an online interactive map showing the rule of Ancient Rome before and during the rule of Julius Caesar. Include the locations of settings in the play on your map.

14. Create an online presentation (YouTube video, website, wiki, Prezi, etc) of illustrations and explanations of costuming used in Shakespearean plays, including Julius Caesar specifically. Hand sketches should be uploaded. Minimum five, with at least one male and one female costume included.
Describe the use of costumes in Shakespearean plays, addressing the following:
• Did actors typically change costumes during a play?
• Did Shakespeare’s actors use make-up? If so, describe it.
• Who made the costumes?
• Were the costumes light or heavy?
Helpful link: http://home.utah.edu/~tr5/elizabethan%20costume.html