Lesson Plans
English 2 2nd Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/09/2013 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
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Monday:
"Julius Caesar"--review questions from Friday, Brutus's reasoning: "So Caesar may [turn his back on the people]./ Then, lest he may, prevent . . . / And kill him in the shell."; Brutus's troubles: the time "Between the acting of a dreadful thing / And the first motion.", Portia's claim, arguments, evidence: list; define augurers, block/read 2, 1 to Publius enters; list Calpurnia's evidence that the time is wacky, what's her warrant? (q), list arguments Decius Brutus uses to convince Caesar that he's misinterpreting Calpurnia's dream

Tuesday:
"Julius Caesar"--block/read 2, 1 to Publius enters; list Calpurnia's evidence that the time is wacky, what's her warrant? (q), list arguments Decius Brutus uses to convince Caesar that he's misinterpreting Calpurnia's dream: presentations, discussion; video through 2, 1; read to end of act, what's Portia's state of mind? How do you know?

Wednesday:
Independent Reading

"Julius Caesar"--two locations: in the street approaching the senate, and in the senate; Caesar's personality "as constant as the northern star"; chaos; a demented irony when death is a "benefit" given by a friend; how Cassius might respond to Antony; read 3, 1 to Antony enters; video

Thursday:
"Julius Caesar"--Antony's sorrow; Cassius's reaction and his fear of Antony's request; readers to Antony's soliloquy; video to end of 3, 1; Brutus's speech: list arguments Brutus makes, chart the course of the crowds positions

Friday:
"Julius Caesar"--review Brutus's arguments list, appeal types, crowd flip-flip theme; Antony's speech: readers: persuasive technique--irony, using Caesar's positives in contrast, props/imagery, Antony's motivation; video to end of 3; read 4, 1, questions: what are Antony and Lepidus doing?, what's "legacies" mean in the context of the scene? what's this suggest about the two?

 
 
 
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