by William Shakespeare

1599

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpt from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar: Act I, Scene II" by William Shakespeare.

In “Excerpt from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar: Act I, Scene II,” Cassius discusses Julius Caesar’s shortcomings with Brutus, hoping to convince him that Caesar is a poor leader.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Friendship & Family and Power & Greed as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How does power corrupt?" and "What is a friend?"

Ways to support your child: