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Title: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare


1
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
  • Page 756
  • Literature Textbook

2
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
  • What is tragedy?
  • What is a tragic flaw?
  • Draw a picture of the Five-Part Structure of
    Shakespeares plays. Label each part.

3
Do You Agree, or Disagree?
  • Chaos results when laws are broken.
  • Even good intentions can lead to tragedy.
  • Language is a powerful weapon and can be used to
    manipulate others.
  • Violence can never have good results.
  • Laws and order are better than chaos.
  • Are you unsure how you feel about any of these
    statements? Which ones? Why?

4
Staging The Play
  • Turn to Page 758. Find the Staging The Play
    notes on the right side of each page.
  • What kind of information will you find here?

5
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • Do you think these commoners are afraid of the
    military men, or are they acting comically and
    boldly?

6
Act I
  • Complete the Story Board as we read Act I. You
    will need a written statement and a picture for
    each major event. The Story Board will be turned
    in at the end of each Act for a grade.

7
Julius Caesar Act I Journal Entry
  • Journal Entry 2
  • Think about someone you trust and write about why
    you trust that person. Who in your life trusts
    you? Why?

8
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • What is the setting of Act I, Scene II?
  • What is a soothsayer?

9
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • 1. What is the Soothsayer's advice to Caesar?

10
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • 2. How does Cassius feel about Caesar? How does
    Brutus feel about Caesar?

11
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • 3. Caesar clearly gives his thoughts about
    Cassius.
  • What does he say?

12
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • 4. Summarize Casca's explanation of why Caesar
    looked so sad.

13
Julius Caesar, Act I
  • 5. At the end of Scene II in lines 312 - 326,
    Cassius makes plans. What plans does he make?
    Why?
  • 6. Why does Cassius want Brutus to join the
    conspiracy?

14
Act I Review
  • 1. Complete the Act I Comic Strip
  • 2. You should have
  • Definitions of tragedy and tragic flaw
  • Act I Questions 1-6
  • Completed Act I Comic Strip
  • 2 Journal Entries
  • Due Tuesday for a Classwork Grade
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