Have you ever tried to introduce a text and seen nothing but eye rolls? Do your students struggle to understand the importance of Citing Textual Evidence? You won't have those struggles with this activity. Better than a breakout room, In this activity you will get all of the basics on how to set up your room as a crime scene in which students must gather evidence by reading, observing, and making inferences, to determine who killed Paris! My students LOVED this activity so much, they constantly asked when we could do it again and students from years past who visit me still talk about how cool it was the day they walked into class and there was crime scene tape everywhere. The activity puts a new and fresh spin on the classic Romeo and Juliet. Students who think they know the whole story from watching movies and reading cheap Twilight imitations, will have a blast and get excited about reading Shakespeare's most well know Tragedy. Included in this download is a powerpoint with all of the directions and printables you will need to get started.