West Side Story Mega Pack of Activities
West Side Story has long been a favorite of music lovers everywhere. Based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this musical is a staple in middle schools and high schools in America. This product gives you a wide variety of worksheets, writing prompts and a
This Omega English product contains 2 differentiated worksheets that focus on who is most responsible for the death of Tony. Students create an argument, use evidence from the text to support their argument, and analyze the evidence they selected. The worksheet also contains sentence starters to hel
This viewing guide contains 15 questions (14 of these are fill in the blank) for students to answer as they watch the 1961 film version of West Side Story. The questions focus on setting, characters and plot more than the musical components of this story. Appropriate for 5th grade and up.
West Side Story Test with 40 multiple choice, matching, and short answer questions to go with either the play or the movie
Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story are often taught together.
Common Core Reading Literature compatible
All fully editable documents and question answer keys are included.
This packet has questions for every act and scene of West Side Story. Questions may be assigned for students to complete independently or may be used in class as a basis of discussion. Please note that these questions are written in the order of the play script, not the movie. They can be used wi
This test reviews West Side Story. The questions cover characters, events, etc. Questions are multiple choice, matching, true/false, chronological order, questions on reading passages, quotations, etc. A student answer sheet is included.
West Side Story Unit Test by Marsha Mentzer is licensed
This is a 5 page document that contains 24 questions related to the movie "West Side Story". Students can complete these questions while viewing the movie or as a follow up once the movie has been completed.
This puzzle reviews characters and events in acts I and II of West Side Story. A word bank is included.
West Side Story Review Puzzle by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
This product works with the Examview test writing software. Exam View question bank for West Side Story- I used this in conjunction with Romeo and Juliet. It would work with the movie or the script. 40 true false, matching, multiple choice, and short answer questions.
Teaching West Side Story? Assess your students' comprehension level with this detailed packet that can used in conjunction with the film or as a final exam. Product includes (50) questions, additional short answer questions, and a rigorous five-paragraph essay on the thematic message. Common Core
This side-by-side chart is great for comparing Romeo and Juliet to West Side Story. Viewing West Side Story allows students to understand the themes of Shakespeare's play with a more understandable interpretation.
This puzzle reviews the characters and events in scenes 5-9 of Act I of West Side Story. A word bank is included.
West Side Story, Act I, Sc. 5-9 Puzzle by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
This is a brief quiz on the characters and events in Act I, Sc. 1-4 of West Side Story. There are two sections - matching characters and five short answer questions.
West Side Story Act I, Sc. 1-4 Quiz by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0
This quiz reviews the events of Act II of West Side Story. It has ten multiple choice and two short answer questions.
West Side Story Act II Quiz by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Help your students see the differences and similarities between these two amazing works. This multi-page graphic organizer will serve as a wonderful resource for an interactive video/reading unit on Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story. Whether you want them to focus only on the Balcony Scene or the
This quiz reviews the events in Act I, sc. 5-9 of West Side Story. There are eleven matching, six true/false, and three short answer questions.
West Side Story Act I, Sc. 5-9 Quiz by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
This activity reviews the main characters and events in Act I, Sc. 1-4 of West Side Story. It is set up in a series of completion with a word bank.
West Side Story Act I, Sc. 1-4 Review Activity by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unporte
This puzzle reviews the characters and settings for scenes 1-4 in Act I of West Side Story. A word bank is included.
West Side Story Act I, Sc. 1-4 Puzzle by Marsha Mentzer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
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Do you watch "West Side Story" in your general music class? Would you like to have a quiz/test that will assess your kids' knowledge of characters and plot? This is the download for you!! This quiz is 21 questions long. The first 4 questions are short answer, the next 6 are matching, the next 10 are
The following thirteen-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins-directed 1961 musical "West Side Story" that stars Natalie Wood. It can be used in an English or film studies classroom. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and in
Bring the timeless love story of West Side Story to your students with this mini unit! Aimed towards older students, the story of Tony and Maria is a modern take on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Use it during the month of February, in conjunction with lessons on musicals or as a way to bridge the
The following quiz is a 15-question multiple choice quiz on Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins' 1961 musical drama "West Side Story" that is a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and stars Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer. The quiz can be used in an English, film studies, or medi
At the end of our study of Romeo & Juliet, the students always want to watch a movie and if we have time, I allow it; however, students never just watch a movie in my room. I always make them write about it.
This is the writing prompt that I use when I show West Side Story instead of one of the
This is a bundle including a formal lesson plan write up surfacing around the lyrical song "America" from West Side Story that adheres directly to the Common Core Standards. More specifically, this bundle includes worksheets on an Anticipation Guide for the immigration unit, Analytical Questions, an
This plot graph is presented in landscape view. This worksheet has a staircase pattern that moves from the bottom left to the upper right of the paper. Beginning at the bottom left of the page, students will number each major event in the literary work and write a short description of the event. Lin
This post-reading lesson includes a variety of activities that target different types of learning. Students complete reflection questions and make posters to review the important characters and events. They play a `speed discussing` game where they communicate opinions and ideas with their classmate
This is a chart and essay outline I created to use with my 9th graders with disabilities. The students really enjoy finding the parallel characters while watching West Side Story (after reading Romeo and Juliet). The essay outline is very detailed, which my students needed, but can be modified to
This is an easy-to-use graphic organizer for comparing the film "West Side Story" with the play "Romeo and Juliet."
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This power point can be used when introducing your students to one of music and theatre's greatest musical triumphs West Side Story. The power point goes over major characters, important themes and some history that your students may not otherwise be exposed to before they begin to study the musical
This worksheet focuses on major plot points that occur throughout the film. It work well to keep your students noticing the important and cataclysmic events the result in the tragic ending of this musical.
This includes two assignments: Fill-in-the-blank & Matching activities comparing Romeo & Juliet with the "West Side Story" movie. The first assignment is to be filled out with teacher help as students watch the movie. The second assignment can be used as a follow up quiz. Please email me at
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Romeo and Julie Student Activities
This packet contains 23 self-explanatory worksheets for the following: theme, comparison of characters as well as those in West Side Story, challenging essay questions, interpretation of quotes, response to text, rising, falling action and climax, symbolism, fore
Are you new to AP Spanish? Are you overwhelmed by the new themes and teaching a content-based advanced language course? Than this is exactly what you need. This 157 page product will help guide you through the sixth unit of the year with detailed daily lessons and pre-made activities with answer k
Everyone loves a musical and this bulletin board is sure to get some great conservations started about your favorites! The kit includes 12 clapboards with the name of 12 different musicals, a set of stage lights and letters for the title "Movies That Sing to Me" and "Musical Movies".
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Musicals Word Search Puzzles
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This is a compilation of print, video and audio sources with accompanying activities that is designed to complement/ supplement tema 6 of the AP Language and Culture textbook Temas. These activities could be used by any AP Language and Culture class that is studying the Personal and Public Identitie