Four of our most popular Romeo and Juliet items: a detailed close reading and argument writing prompt, a video guide, an extensive project-based learning activity and an engaging review.
We offer them as a bundle for the value price of $9.99. Individually, the lessons retail for $16.
Here are abbreviated product descriptions of each.
• Practice with Analysis: The Party in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
Students will close read the text examining the depictions of childhood and adolescence. After viewing and comparing three Romeo and Juliet film clips and a Westside Story clip if the Capulet Feast, students will analyze the text, and discuss the method Shakespeare uses to reveal innocence, a sense of wonder, tribulation, and terror. A Socratic Seminar completes the study.
• Shakespeare Uncovered-Romeo & Juliet: Viewing Guide
Originally aired in the United States on PBS, actor Joseph Fiennes takes his audience through the original Italian story, Ballet, West Side Story and adult night classes at a South London school. This guide has 40 viewing questions in fill-in-the-blank format that serves as notes to accompany the video. An answer key is provided.
• Practice with PBL- Romeo and Juliet Directors Notebook with a Script
That old standby Romeo and Juliet, a staple in 9th grade English, is so much more meaningful and fun with project-based learning when you assign student groups a scene and give them free reign to interpret and present the scene with their own choices and voice. How do you assess the work leading up to the scene presentation? A Directors Notebook The materials are provided in a zipfile with EDITABLE word documents and PDFs.
• Romeo and Juliet Hashtag Review
Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet, has many components. Before a summative assessment, why not review with your students by doing this collaborative activity, a #hashtag review. This lesson includes directions for the teacher and the student as well as 42 slides of hashtags in PowerPoint for students to interact with for the review session.
Tags: 9th Grade Literature, AP English Language, AP English Literature, British Literature, Comparison, Differentiation, Drama, Engagement, Film study, Formative, Gifted, Heterogeneous grouping, Literary theory, Love, Marriage, Metacognition, PBL, Pre-AP, Review, Rhetoric, Social networking, Social Studies, Socratic Seminar, Tradition, Twitter, Violence, West Side Story, William Shakespeare, World History, Writing