This resource includes the annotated text of a key scene in Romeo and Juliet featuring the duel involving Benvolio, Mercutio, Tybalt, and Romeo. Using the comment feature in Microsoft Word, this resource includes critical commentary and analysis of the figurative language, imagery, theme, and complex character development aligned with the RL2, RL3, RL4, and RL5 standards from the Common Core State Standards. This resource will help teachers to guide students’ close reading of the text and help them to become more critical readers of literary texts. The provided commentary includes Common Core standard references so that you will be able to help students to see how the guided questions and commentary align with specific reading literary standards.
Romeo and Juliet Common Core Annotated Text – Duel Scene (Act III, Scene i)
by JCB Educational Services
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