Day 4

Julius Caesar Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Shakespeare's Ghosts

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to situate a dramatic element of Julius Caesar within the greater context of Shakespeare's tragic works

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.RL.11-12.7

    Structure:

    The ghost of Caesar in Act IV, Scene 2 recalls other famous ghosts in Shakespeare's Hamlet and Macbeth. In this activity, students willl watch ghost scenes from these three plays and examine how this kind of encounter with the supernatural functions in these works. It may be helpful for students to familiarize themselves with summaries of Hamlet and Macbeth in advance of this activity. This could either...

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