This lesson breaks down the prologue in Romeo and Juliet through a series of higher order thinking questions. Students explore rhyme scheme, iambic pentameter and sonnets. The whole lesson builds towards students writing an academically sound paragraph on the prologue in Romeo and Juliet. A fantastic introduction to the language of the play with plenty of opportunity to push higher ability learners in their understanding. It includes a slide-by-slide powerpoint presentation with full teacher notes included and 3 separate printables to accompany the lesson.