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Texts to Use when Teaching Romeo & Juliet
Students read the book The Whisperer and discuss the book's relationship to the story of Romeo and Juliet. In this teaching Romeo/Juliet lesson plan, students examine the idea of racism and prejudice as it pertains to the story. Students discuss the interpretations of the play and draw conclusions about the feud between the families in the story.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet Compare-Contrast Paper
In this Romeo and Juliet worksheet, students write an essay in which they analyze the characters of Romeo and Juliet, comparing and contrasting their types of love. Students work through a step-by-step process to complete their essay.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 68 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet Project
In this Romeo and Juliet worksheet, students choose one of four final projects to complete after reading Romeo and Juliet. Students may choose a project in which they design costumes, draw a blueprint of the Globe Theater, or create scenes on a poster or in shadow box.
8th - 10th Language Arts 12 Views 62 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet Promptbook - The Balcony Scene
In this Romeo and Juliet worksheet, students view three versions of the balcony scene. Students discuss why the director chose the elements for the film versions. Students then complete a prompt-book activity analyze the setting, costumes, and language in the scene.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 50 Downloads
Literary Response and Analysis: Romeo and Juliet's
Tenth graders complete characterization analysis for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. In this characterization lesson, 10th graders work in learning tiers to analyze the characters and plot in the play. Students work under, at, and above their grade level to analyze the play and share their analysis with the class.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 22 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
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
Problematic Situation: Romeo and Juliet
Is it ok to be mad at someone who comes to your party uninvited? What about someone who interrupts you? For this prereading strategy, your class members must decide whether or not they'd get angry in the 10 situations provided. Then, they explain two of their responses in greater depth.
8th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II
"Do you believe that fate is inescapable, or that people forge their own lives?" This is the essential question at the heart of Romeo and Juliet, according to the narrator of a series on Shakespeare's tragedy. Short but dense, the video presents viewers with the complexity of the play and urges them to ponder, posit, and support their own interpretation with evidence from the text.
10 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Scenes from Shakespeare:Using Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet to Introduce Young Students to the Bard
Students participate in five lessons that are geared toward introducing Shakespeare. Students discover Shakespeare through examination of the vocabulary, translation of the characters and conflict, engagement of stage combat and Elizabethan dances, and performance of actual scenes from Romeo and Juliet with dancing and stage combat.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 57 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet: Insight into Ourselves
Students research the historical background of Romeo and Juliet as well as Shakespeare's time to better understand the play. Students work in teams to make plans and products targeting their chosen issues to positively impact their communities.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 49 Downloads
Romeo and Juliet, Act IV: Cloze Summary
Fan of the cloze procedure? Present your readers of Romeo and Juliet with a cloze summary of Act IV. The activity could be used to check for understanding or as a group work exercise. The completed paragraphs could also be used as scene-by-scene summaries.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads