Year 8

Act I, Scene ii - Suspicion and Cowardice: Introducing Caesar

Year 8

Act I, Scene ii - Suspicion and Cowardice: Introducing Caesar

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will meet the characters of Julius Caesar and his great friend Mark Antony, and we will investigate what is making Caesar suspicious.

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6 Questions

Q1.
Which word describes Caesar?
Ambitious
Honourable
Correct answer: Suspicious
Underling
Q2.
When and where was Julius Caesar alive?
Correct answer: 2000 years ago in ancient Rome
2000 years ago in Elizabethan England
500 years ago in ancient Rome
500 years ago in Elizabethan England
Q3.
When did William Shakespeare write the play?
2000 years ago in ancient Rome
2000 years ago in Elizabethan England
500 years ago in ancient Rome
Correct answer: 500 years ago in Elizabethan England
Q4.
Why is Caesar suspicious of Cassius?
Cassius 'doesn't even like music'
Cassius doesn't 'eat very often'
Correct answer: Cassius has 'a lean and hungry look'
Cassius is 'fat'
Q5.
What suggests Caesar might become a tyrant?
He is suspicious of Cassius
He whispers to Antony
He wins lots of wars
Correct answer: The people around him seem scared of him
Q6.
Is the character Julius Caesar the protagonist (main character) in the play?
Correct answer: No
Yes