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Use this lesson plan 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 are included to explore the idea of chivalry, romantic love, and courtship.
If your class doesn't understand the vocabulary used in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, they're missing out! Here is a unit four plan (although the book's section is not indicated) to develop your class's vocabulary. Example words include temperate, garish, pensive, and inexorable. For each word, your reader defines it using context clues, thinks of related words, composes an original sentence, and illustrates it.
Need a guide to focus readers’ attention as they study Romeo and Juliet? The questions for Act III ask responders to analyze characters’ motives, interpret levels of meaning, and identify ironies in the events. The guide could be used as homework, for group work, or for whole class discussion.
Your passion for Act II of Romeo and Juliet will lend (your readers) power, and time means, to meet your expectations for an extreme worksheet. Although designed for an honors class, the questions could be used to focus readers’ attention on key events and lines or be assigned to groups that would make short work of the assignment.
High schoolers unearth multiple meanings based on connotation and cadence. After defining denotation, connotation, and cadence, readers evaluate similar words to compare connotations. They then play with how cadence affects meaning by varying emphasis when they utter seven example sentences. Lines include verses from Romeo and Juliet. Finally, small groups analyze connotation using a monologue from Shakespeare's Cymbeline. Worksheet links included.
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 Romeo and Juliet. Students complete four activities to gauge the full dramatic effect of the sonnet.
Provided here is the third list of many for Romeo and Juliet. Twenty new vocabulary terms are introduced like masque, coy, and dirge. Through short-answer questions and fill in the blanks, your readers will develop the vocabulary necessary to understanding one of William Shakespeare's classics. Unfortunately, the acts/scenes where this list of vocabulary comes from is not stated.