A RAFT assignment consists of 4 parts.

ROLE: Who are you?

AUDIENCE: Who is the audience?

FORMAT: What genre of writing? (Letter, Poem, Diary)

TOPIC: What is your reason for writing?


Directions: Select one box from each column. Create a piece of writing based on your choices, using strong evidence from the book to prove that you understand the story and are not copying.


Examples: Brutus could write a letter to a loved one because he's torn over what to do. Marallus could write a speech to the citizens of Rome, telling them that Rome is glorious.


R


A


F


T

Julius Caesar


The Roman Government


Speech


Rome is in trouble!

Brutus


The Conspirators


Letter


Rome is glorious!

Cassius


A loved one


Journal


I am a successful person.

Portia


The citizens of Rome


Poem


I need to talk.

Calpurnia


Caesar


News Article


I’ve had some bad dreams.

Antony


A good friend




I’m torn on what to do.

Marallus


The senators




I would do anything for Caesar.

Flavius


Self




I need to know something.

Decius






Why won’t they/he listen?







I’m worried.


You will be graded on content, word choice, conventions and your use of time.

 


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