Are you looking for something to engage your students before reading Romeo and Juliet? Or really, anything!?
This activity is great way to engage your students and to get them excited is through playing in-class games and working together to accomplish new challenges.
In this case, it is an educational game that allows the students to learn background information on the Globe Theatre, William Shakespeare, the characters of Romeo and Juliet, Sonnets, grammar, and more. There are so many special details that go into the making of Romeo and Juliet--this activity really allows for the students to take ownership of specific challenges and solve them together,
It is engaging, exciting, and interactive between students. This will involve movement, team work, and critical thinking.
Within this packet you will find the following:
☆ Teacher Guide aka Instructions and cues to help you navigate through the race
☆ Student Handouts to guide them through the race
☆ Shakespeare and Globe Theatre hunt
☆ Character Matching
☆ Road Blocks: Road Blocks are challenges that the students face in addition to the other assignments. They are quick challenges that they will solve before moving on to the next challenge. I include Road Blocks for both Romeo and Juliet and regular ELA/grammatical challenges.