Romeo & Juliet Reading Guide - Act 3

Romeo & Juliet Reading Guide - Act 3
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Common Core Standards
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This guided reading handout on Act 3 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 27 plot-based questions, all organized by scene. Additionally, 12 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 and concepts are addressed:
♦ Tybalt's verbal attack on Romeo
♦ Dramatic irony
♦ Mercutio's decision to fight Tybalt
♦ Romeo's abrupt character change
♦ Defying the prince's orders
♦ Lady Capulet's demand
♦ Romeo's punishment
♦ The Nurse's news and ensuing confusion
♦ Juliet's immediate reaction to learning the truth
♦ Juliet's defense of her husband
♦ The Nurse's motivation to seek out Romeo
♦ Romeo's feelings toward his punishment
♦ Friar Laurence's strong words for Romeo
♦ Romeo's potential suicide attempt
♦ Friar Laurence's optimistic plan
♦ Lord Capulet's arrangement with Paris
♦ Whether Romeo believes he will see his wife once more
♦ Foreshadowing
♦ Lady Capulet's plan for Romeo after exile
♦ The Nurse's advice to Juliet
♦ Juliet's desire to seek Friar Laurence's help
♦ And more
Total Pages
6 pages
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