The fourteen Romeo & Juliet Story Summary Worksheets & Tests in this PDF have been written to help students understand the key points of this classic tale by William Shakespeare. Each two-page spread contains an answer key and a corresponding student page, and each worksheet covers a part of the play that can be read during a classroom period lasting approximately forty minutes.
The Story Summary worksheets can be used in several different ways:
- At the start of the class as a “Do Now” activity;
- As an in-class assignment after a section of the play has been read;
- As a homework assignment for students to complete;
- As a quiz to measure student understanding of the play;
- As a way to assist those students who are frequently absent from class;
- As a way for the teacher to quickly review specific sections of the play.
Every student worksheet contains twelve choices and usually twelve blanks, unless otherwise specified. Special notes are included on the bottom of those pages where alternate directions are necessary.
Appendix A includes five tests, one for each act of the play, along with the corresponding answer keys. Each test contains story ordering activities, as well as questions which require that the students write in full and complete sentences. Other types of questions, which differ from test to test, include character identification, multiple choice, true-false, and short-answer questions. In addition to the five tests, Appendix A also includes two essay questions.
Appendix B contains a list of the five Common Core Reading Standards for Literature that this edition of the Romeo & Juliet Story Summary Worksheets & Tests helps students meet.
The Story Summary Worksheets effectively and faithfully summarize the story of Romeo & Juliet. It is my hope that these Story Summary Worksheets & Tests will be useful for you and your students as you read this classic and timeless tale by William Shakespeare.