The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Act IV Digital Lesson

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Transcript The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Act IV Digital Lesson

T HE

A CT

T RAGEDY OF

IV D IGITAL

J ULIUS

L ESSON

C AESAR

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BJECTIVES

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RL 1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well

as inferences drawn from the text.

RL 2 Determine the theme or central idea of a text. RL 3 Analyze

how complex characters with conflicting motivations develop, interact with others, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

RL 4 Determine the figurative and connotative meanings of words and phrases as

they are used in a text.

RL 5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text and order

events within it create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.

RL 9 Analyze how an author draws on

and transforms source material in a specific work.

RL 10 Read and comprehend dramas. RI 7 Analyze

various accounts of a subject told in different mediums.

SL 3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning,

and use of evidence and rhetoric.

L 1b Use various types of clauses to convey specific meanings and add

variety and interest to writing.

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TUDY

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UIDE

1.Vocabulary:  Triumvirate: three man dictatorship II. Literary Terms:  Foil: To prevent from being successful/thwart  Foreshadowing: To present or indicate beforehand

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OCABULARY

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 Provender: animal food  Covert: hidden  Choleric: hot tempered  Waspish: disagreeable  Apparition: ghost  Testy: irritable  Taper: candle  Vexed: angered  Insupportable: unbearable  Chastisement: punishment

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OME THINGS TO KNOW

…  The

first triumvirate

consists of Crassus, Caesar and Pompey. The

second triumvirate

consists of Antony, Octavius and Lepidus. They fought Cassius and Brutus in the battle scenes of Act IV.

 Our opinions are totally revised regarding Cassius and Brutus based on their fight in Act IV.

 Stocism was one of the four major schools of philosophy. Stoics sought to maintain self-control and to obey laws of nature.

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ESPONSE

Respond on Wikispaces: The definition of a tragic hero is: a virtuous (good/moral) character who suffers defeat. Julius Caesar is a tragic hero. With that being said, has there been a time when someone has misunderstood your best intentions? Explain that situation, how you handled it and what you learned from it.