Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach
Julius Caesar, with its themes of loyalty, ambition, and deception, still resonates with high school students and remains a favorite text in classrooms everywhere. Through differentiated instruction, Lyn Fairchild Hawks offers solutions for bringing the play to life for all students—those with various interests, readiness levels, and learning styles.
She offers practical, engaging, and rigorous lessons for teaching reading, writing, speaking, performance, and research that can be used as-is or can be adapted to suit the needs of your students and classroom environment.
This book is a comprehensive curriculum for teaching the play and offers:
- Lesson plans highlighting key scenes
- Mini-lessons for reading and writing
- Performance activities
- Close reading assignments for ELL, novice, on-target, and advanced learners
- Quizzes, writing assignments, and compacting guidelines
A companion website features additional student assessment and teaching materials that may be used in conjunction with this book.
237 pp. 2010. Grades 7–12. ISBN 978-0-8141-5108-2.