Julius Caesar: Words and Phrases to Know
In this Julius Caesar worksheet, students examine and study 57 common words and phrases found throughout Shakespeare's works that were common in the 17th Century, but may have new meanings today.
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Vocabulary Study: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Come, see, conquer the language in Julius Caesar with a resource that lists the SAT words that appear in Shakespeare’s play. Templates provide definitions and derivations, as well as famous lines. The packet also includes an AP style...
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