60 Second Shakespeare

The 60 Second Shakespeare displays a tabloid version of the assassination of Julius Caesar and contains images and quotes that correspond with the play. A creative tabloid version of the events described in Shakespeareu2019s Julius Caesar, the 60 Second Shakespeare can be used as a writing supplement to a larger unit on Shakespeare. Students can model this style of newspaper writing to create their own account of what happens during Caesaru2019s assassination or at another pivotal moment in the play.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CLE 3002.3.1
Write in a variety of modes for different audiences and purposes.
CLE 3002.3.2
Employ various prewriting strategies.
CLE 3002.7.3
Recognize how visual and sound techniques or design (e.g., special effects, camera angles, music) carry or influence messages in various media.
CLE 3002.8.4
Analyze works of literature for what is suggested about the historical period in which they were written.
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