This doodle-notes style worksheet bundle is designed to be used in conjunction with the popular Crash Course Literature Season 1 ‘Romeo and Juliet’ videos (episodes 2 and 3) on YouTube. The videos cover the source material Shakespeare used to write the play, the plot, setting and structure of the play, iambic pentameter, Aristotelian tragedy, theatre in Elizabethan England, and interpretations of parts of the play.
The printable worksheets encourage active listening and spur students to think deeply about how to read, understand and interpret different literature texts. The episodes run for approximately 10 and 13 minutes, so mini-lessons could run for between 25-45 minutes depending on the class.
Teacher notes are included. The notes contain hyperlinks to the videos. Please note that some worksheets have more than one version to account for spelling differences between the USA and UK/Australia. Ensure you print the applicable worksheet. Teacher notes are written with American spelling.
How to use:
1. Introduce the concept of doodle notes (if your class is unfamiliar). Google (or visit the TPT store of) Math Giraffe for more information about the benefits of doodle notes.
2. Explain that you will be watching a short video about the text and that students are to use the worksheet to take notes. Explain that they are encouraged to write, highlight, draw, shade, and scribble while listening/watching.
3. Give students time to pre-read the worksheet in preparation for the video.
4. After the video has played, use it as a starting point for discussion about the text and discuss what students have written as part of their notes.
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