Scenes from Shakespeare:Using Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet to Introduce Young Students to the Bard

Middle schoolers 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.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Simulation
Year
2003
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