LESSON FOUR: Let the Leader Beware
Students continue to work on tone.
R2A Recognize the text features of drama in grade-level text.
R2C Use details from text to comprehend point of view and the effect of the dialogue.
§ Source of Literature
o Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
o Note cards with designated role for each student
o Plot Map
§ Handouts provided
o Plot map
§ Words to know
o text features
o point of view
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT Assessment Scoring Guide
Students decide whether their character believes that Caesar is in danger and list five words or phrases to illustrate the tone of the characters they followed in this scene.
Give students the graphic organizer for the formative assessment before reading Act II Scene II to complete during the reading of the scene.
How does having power change a person?
What are the character’s feelings about the situation in Act II Scene II?
What tone is reflected in each character’s words?
Which character would you rather know? Explain using specific details from the text.
Caesar said, “Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste death but once, “ (Act II scene II lines 32-33). What does he mean?