"Character Bios" and Dramatic Irony, Day 2
Kind of Activity:
Students will develop a better acquaintance with the play's historical context and with an important literary device in this work
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.RL.11-12.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.11-12.4
Julius Caesar is laden with dramatic irony, made richer by a historical narrative that would have been familiar to Shakespeare's audience. This activity is designed on the one hand to provide students with a working knowledge of the historical events depicted in this play and on the other, to examine ways in...
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