Lesson Plans
English 2 3rd Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/27/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Julius Caesar--video 1.1; read 1.2; what gives "soil . . . to my behaviors"? what's Brutus mean when he says he is "at war" with himself? what does Cassius offer to be? what does Cassius say he's not in order to get Brutus to listen to him? What line might signal the start of the conspiracy? what motivates Brutus to consider joining? (see the passage beginning with "I would not . . ." what does Cassius, in effect, call Caesar with his story about swimming the Tiber? and his story about Caesar's epileptic fit? what does Caesar find threatening about Cassius? what's Cassius mean when he says that he and other have "the falling sickness"? what's Casca mean about the crowd when he says that if Caesar has stabbed their mothers the crowd would have forgiven him? according to Cassius, who cannot be "seduced"? what will Cassius do to work to convince Brutus to join the conspiracy?; video 1.2

Spell/vocab (JC2)--Fill in story blanks, questions

Independent Reading


Spell/vocab (JC2)--review questions handout, draft story

Shakespeare--"In Search of Shakespeare" video

MCA-Reading Field Test

Independent Reading

Spell/vocab (JC2)--type stories

Julius Caesar--review questions; read 1, 3; draw graphic showing the relationships between Caesar, Antony, Cassius, and Brutus, capture the complexity

Spell/vocab (JC2)--quiz

Julius Caesar--finish graphic showing the relationships between Caesar, Antony, Cassius, and Brutus; arguments--follow Cassius in act 1, list the arguments he makes, list support for the arguments, list the type of appeal (ethos, pathos, logos) for each argument