Do your students read like detectives? They will. . . when they complete these 6 close reading activities over Shakespeare's entire play Romeo & Juliet. Students delve into the Bard's style as they work through the following activities: Blank Verse (Act I), Sonnets (Act II), Soliloquies and Asides (Act II), Allusions (Act III), Personification (Act IV), and Apostrophe (Act V). They activities are designed to be completed after reading each act of the play, and take around 30 minutes to complete. All the hard word is done for you, and answers keys are included! Activities though designed to be used with individuals could easily be completed in small groups, or even with a smart board.