Lesson Plans
English 2 4th Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/12/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
No school--workshops

Julius Caesar--notice the image of day/sun: it is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and Casca's here, as I point my sword, the sun rises

watch for what motivates Brutus; read 2.1 to the conspirators' exit: what will be the result of crowning Caesar? what happens when people rise over others, according to Brutus? what happens between the thought of a "dreadful thing" and its act? where's Casca point his sword? what's the symbolism? why doesn't Brutus need an oath? why might Cicero add to the conspirators' credibility? Why doesn't Brutus think they should assassinate Antony along with Caesar? what's Brutus really want to kill? how will Decius Brutus flatter Caesar?

Band/Choir large group contests--independent reading; Shakespeare webquest

Julius Caesar--questions due; finish 2.1; video

Poetry conventions: rhythm--iamb, trochee, dactyl, anapest, spondee, pyrrhic: defined, examples, identify

Poetry conventions--review rhythm; meter--monometer, dimeter, trimeter, tetrameter, pentameter, hexameter, heptameter, octameter; designed poem assignment; rhyme scheme: use the words from Marullus's lines in 1, six lines: iamb x 4, iamb x 3, iamb x 4, iamb x 3, dactyl x 2 + single

Julius Caesar--read to the conspirators' entrance; theme development; intro to presentation lines: Antony's two, Brutus's--group, select, script