Romeo and Juliet Teacher Resources
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Romeo and Juliet-Different Time and Place
Encourage your class to make Romeo and Juliet their own. Groups of three to four people choose an alternative setting and create a soundtrack and costumes before acting out one scene. Not many directions or explanations are given, but...
9th Visual & Performing Arts
Shakespeare Goes to the Show
Use this lesson in your Romeo and Juliet unit. Middle and high schoolers compare, contrast, and critique the written version of the play with modern stage and film adaptations through an oral presentation. Several discussion questions...
8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet
Would Mercutio, by an other name, be as mercurial? Did Romeo and Juliet's families make them who they are? After reading the prologue and an excerpt from Act II, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet, class members discuss the factors that may...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: 'You Kiss by the Book'
Students explore Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. In this analysis lesson, students recognize the use of poetic conventions as a principle of dramatic structure after analyzing the sonnetShakespeare created for the first meeting between...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Adapting Shakespeare's Classic from Romeo and Juliet
Students view a new adaptation of composer Charles FranÂ¿Â¿ois Gounod's opera "Romeo and Juliet", based on Shakespeare's 16th-century play. They conduct research on the era in which Shakespeare lived, write and respond to letters from...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Conflict Resolution Lesson Plan
What is a bully? Romeo and Juliet's Act 3 Scene 1 gives eighth and ninth graders the perfect opportunity to explore bullying. After doing some Internet research on bullying characteristics, groups reenact the scene to decide who is the...
8th - 9th English Language Arts