Was Romeo an action hero or an emotional wreck? Let your students decide!
In this assignment, students choose a side and write an essay with examples proving whether Romeo is an action hero or an emotional wreck. The packet includes the following:
Page 1&2: Cover art and what’s included in packet.
Page 3 & 4: Overview of how to do the paper, including what should be included in each paragraph.
Page 5&6: Example paper on the topic of whether Capulet is a loving father or controlling patriarch. Example student paper includes intro, two body paragraphs, and a conclusion. It is written on the student's level.
Page 7: Example Works Cited. It shows how to cite a text book or a book with one author if you’re using No Fear Shakespeare or something of the like.
Page 8- Rubric
Page 9&10: These are the quotations that I give my students to choose from if we are running low on time at the end of the semester. It’s optional to use, but it can be a lifesaver.
Standards covered: CCSS W. 9-10. 2a-f, 4, 5
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Key Words: Romeo and Juliet, Not boring, paper topic, emotional wreck, action hero, Freshman English, English 1, English 9