Romeo and Juliet Teacher Resources
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It's All in the Way You Say It
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.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Romeo & Juliet-Act 3 Cloze Summary
Give this two-page cloze activity to your class as they read Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. There's a short paragraph summary provided for each of the five scenes, and readers must complete the blanks that appear throughout each paragraph.
8th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 26 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet Act III Scene II-IV Study Guide
Mercutio and Tybalt fight in Act III of Romeo and Juliet. As your readers come across scenes ii, iii, and iv, have them use this list of study questions to focus their reading. The guide encourages the identification of literary devices, basic plot recall, and some translation into our more modern English.
8th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Experiencing "Romeo and Juliet"
Ninth graders read and analyze the William Shakespeare play "Romeo and Juliet" and compare it to the 1996 modern version of the play and the movie "West Side Story." They write an essay comparing and contrasting the three versions.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 80 Downloads
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 the idea can spark a wonderful activity for your learners to engage with Shakespeare's classic drama.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Reading Literature - Romeo and Juliet
“What is the theme of this story?” Now there’s a question all pupils dread. Rather than encountering a sea of faces that look like they were painted by Edward Munch, face a classroom filled with smiles and confidence. Show your readers how to determine the theme of a work.
11th - 12th All 20 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Romeo and Juliet Mix-It-Up
Students identify themes in Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by analyzing the film or text. For this tolerance lesson, students create their own Elizabethan era terms related to interacting with different social groups. In groups, students design and perform a short skit including the terms.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 34 Downloads
Rostislav & Julianna: A Modern-Day Interpretation of Romeo and Juliet
Young scholars author and film their own adaptations of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. In this multimedia skills lesson, students script a play that pits an Orthodox Christian family against a Muslim family. Young scholars use GarageBand and iMovie to film their finished projects.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 31 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet Project: A Perfect Album Side
In this Romeo and Juliet worksheet, students combine music, lyrics, and drama to analyze Romeo and Juliet. Students select music to fit the theme, mood, and feeling of each act and research the lyrics. Students compose an essay about why they selected the songs for each act and also create a presentation of the songs for the acts.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 6 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet Quiz - Who said it? Part 2
This Fun Trivia quiz tests readers' basic understanding of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet by requiring the identification of the speaker of 10 quotes. There are mechanical errors in the quiz, so you should only use this for ideas.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet: Fun Trivia Quiz
Covers basic plot points from Shakespeare's famous play Romeo and Juliet. The simplistic nature of this quiz may make it useful as a check for understanding or completion of reading. Moreover, the online and interactive nature of this quiz makes feedback and scoring quick and easy.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Parts of a Play
Introduce your class members to the parts of a play. Although the title of the presentation would suggest that examples from Shakespeare’s tragedy will illustrate the terms, beyond the first slide, Romeo and Juliet is not mentioned; therefore, the slides could be used with any play.
7th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 23 Downloads