This resource includes the annotated text of the tomb scene in Act V, Scene iii in Romeo and Juliet in which Romeo and Juliet meet their final, tragic demise. Using the comment feature in Microsoft Word, this resource includes critical commentary and analysis of the figurative and connotative meanings, rhetoric, imagery, theme, and complex character development aligned with the RL2, RL3, RL4, RL5, and RL6 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 statements and commentary align with specific reading literary standards.
Romeo and Juliet Common Core Annotated Text – Tomb Scene (Act V, Scene iii)
by JCB Educational Services
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