This is a fun, hands-on, 45-50 minute lesson that a teacher can use to introduce the main characters and basic plot of Romeo and Juliet. Using the included PowerPoint, teachers introduce the main characters of Romeo and Juliet and students then cut out representative persons from a magazine. This activity makes everyone giggle and helps get students on solid footing before starting the play.
This product includes:
• Character PowerPoint with visuals (PowerPoint also briefly reviews setting and plot.)
• Note-taking guide for students
• Step-by-step guide on how to use the activity in the classroom
• Bonus: Character analogy review activity for later in the unit.
You will need:
-Magazines that can be cut up (usually found at school library)
-Tape or glue
This is a fun and engaging opening activity for all any students studying Romeo and Juliet.