Lesson Plans
English 2 4th Q 11.12 Lesson Plans
Week: 04/23/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Julius Caesar--list for the board the important events in act 4: Antonys character revealed and his abuse of justice, the nearly violent conflict between Cassius and Brutus, the decision to attack Antony and Octavius and not wait in defense (which shows an attitude reversalBrutus has been the conservative one), Portias death, the appearance of the ghost and the its prophesy (which brings back the notion of fate and supernatural interpretation); discuss possible thesis statements for the summary essay; draft

Independent Reading

Julius Caesar--draft summary; act 5: the confused battle, read 5.1

Julius Caesar--read 5.2-5; video; themes in the play--honor, courage, stubbornness, freedom, persuasive rhetoric, the power of augury, loyalty; inconsistent characters; ironies--freedom overcome by emotional arguments; imagery; discuss thesis statement for literary analysis essay; discuss topic sentences; drafting

Independent Reading

Julius Caesar--literary analysis essay drafting; summary act 4

Julius Caesar--literary analysis drafting; summary act 4

Phrases--definitions, prep phrases, appositive phrases