Vocabulary Study: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

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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 writing prompt. A must-have resource for friends, drama geeks, and instructors. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • A complete, alphabetized  list of the SAT words in Julius Caesar is provided along with the act and scene in which they are found
  • Act-by-act templates include a pronunciation key, the part of speech, definition, derivatives, and the lines from the play in which each word appears
  • A fill-in-the-blank vocabulary quiz is provided for each act
  • Also includes a comprehensive multiple choice exam
  • The final page of the packet presents an AP Language style writing prompt that asks writers to identify the diction, syntax, and rhetorical devices Mark Anthony uses in his famous solioquy
Cons

  • The final writing prompt would make a great practice exercise for the AP Language exam, but assumes that writers have had previous experience with this type of writing