This presentation describes the characters, plot, setting, foreshadowing examples, as well as numerous motifs of the play. In addition, there is an attached Romeo and Juliet word search, as well as comprehension questions for your students to answer as they are reading.
Objective: Students will learn about the traits of a sonnet and practice reading sonnets. Students will use this expose to sonnets to read the Prologue of Romeo and Juliet.Time Required: 90 minutes. Materials Needed: Internet-enabled device Student Tasks: Reading, Writing and/or Discussion
This lesson is designed to - over the couse of 2 work periods or days to get students to understand what a sonnet is - give them practice at reading them and then let them write their own. After that we will take thse skills to read the prologue of Romeo and Juliet
In this assignment, students will read and analyze the article "Teenage Brain" by David Dobbs. Students will also practice using context clues to decipher word meaning and consult a dictionary to verify accuracy. Lastly, students will consider how the ideas conveyed in the article apply to Romeo and Juliet's rash actions in Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet
First, students will read and analyze NPR's interview with Dr. Frances Jensen, "Why Teens are Impulsive, Addition-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains."Students will then compare and contrast this reading with the article they previously read, "Teenage Brain." Students applied the ideas conveyed in "Teenage Brain" to Romeo and Juliet's rash actions in Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet.Lastly, students will practice using context clues to decipher word meaning and consult a dictionary to verify the accuracy.