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High schoolers describe the Romeo and Juliet characters' conflicts, their responses, and alternative responses that would reduce their anger. They read a scene and analyze instances of anger, then they write paragraphs that suggest more positive responses for characters.
Students explain and summarize the plots of two act of Romeo and Juliet. In this language arts lesson, students discuss plot points nad the climax of acts IV and V of Romeo and Juliet. They also discuss the characteristics of tragedy and watch a video clip of the death scene from various interpretations of the play.
Thorough and all-encompassing, this study guide summarizes an entire semester, or possibly a year, of language arts vocabulary words. Vocabulary from The Diary of Anne Frank, Night, Romeo and Juliet, and various short stories is listed for review, as well as the elements of drama, stories, and literature. Concepts for MLA format and grammar finish the worksheet. Use the study guide as a way to plan your semester, substituting any stories or concepts that you cover instead.
The Jets and the Sharks are back! As you watch the film version of West Side Story, use this viewing guide to help keep your class on track and analyze important plot events. Each song's lyrics are presented here, along with a set of analysis questions. This is a very comprehensive guide!
High schoolers, in groups, research the setting, food, and entertainment of a selection of literature. They design costumes, menus, and theme parks from the piece of literature as well. Then they present their projects to the class after they have written scripts. Note: The attached worksheet "Literature Land Theme Park Rubric" cannot currently be found on the Scholastic website.
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.
Students examine Shakespearean theater and compare it to theater in modern times. In this Romeo and Juliet lesson, students discuss theater during the English Renaissance, watch the educational documentary created by the cast of "Shakespeare in Love," and discuss changes that occurred due to the Renaissance.
Students analyze the important plot points of Act III of Romeo and Juliet. In this plot analysis lesson, students discuss the important plot points of Act III and discuss Aristotle's characteristics of tragedy. Students reread the scene after Tybalt is killed. Students view clips of the modern musical version and discuss the similarities and differences with the class.