This guided reading handout on Act 1 of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet
promotes reading comprehension and doubles as a study guide for future assessments
. This guide is Common Core aligned and features 20 plot-based questions, all organized by scene. Additionally, 7 relevant quotes are referenced. Students must identify the speaker and context of these quotes. The corresponding key is included with your purchase.
This is an editable Word document, so you may adapt it to fit the needs of your classes.
The following details are addressed:
♦ Feuding in the streets
♦ The prince's declaration of punishment
♦ Romeo's despair at lost love
♦ Rosaline's decision
♦ Juliet's refusal to accept marriage
♦ Lord Capulet's beliefs toward the prospect of marriage
♦ Romeo's invite to Lord Capulet's party
♦ Mercutio's harsh, sarcastic tone toward Romeo's heartbreak
♦ Queen Mab
♦ Romeo's foreshadowing prediction
♦ Tybalt's reaction to Romeo's presence (in contrast to Capulet's)
♦ Romeo's discovery of Juliet's identity
♦ And more
If you are satisfied with this free resource, please consider purchasing the Romeo & Juliet Complete Reading Guide!