Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet

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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 influence identity.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Play an audio version of the excerpts as class members follow along with the worksheet text
Classroom Considerations

  • The worksheet may be used as part of a study of Romeo and Juliet or independently as a reading comprehension exercise
Pros

  • The resource includes the excerpts from Shakespeare's play as well as discussion questions
  • The passages and questions are sure to prompt rich discussion
Cons

  • None
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