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Shakespeare: "Romeo and Juliet"

These sites focus on the play “Romeo and Juliet” by playwright William Shakespeare. Includes lesson plans, videos, quizzes and other activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on Shakespeare’s life and “Drama for Students.”


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This site contains the full text of many of Shakespeare's plays, including Romeo and Juliet.
Learn how the theatre has changed since Shakespeare's time. Includes various biographies of Shakespeare and other actors, as well as information on the theatres of certain areas.
In this ThinkQuest site, click on "Tragedies" for information about "Romeo and Juliet."
Resources include: study pack, questions and answers, author information, plot summary, list of characters, places and objects, quotes, themes and topics, and more. NOTE: This site includes pop-up ads. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a forum. (discussion board, message board, etc.)
Learn about "Romeo and Juliet" by reviewing the context of the play; the plot overview; character list; analysis of major characters; themes, motifs and symbols; summary; and analysis. NOTE: This site includes pop-up ads. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Includes act by act study guides; links to Shakespeare and his works; and Elizabethan theatre.
This lesson complements study of plat and characterization in "Romeo and Juliet". Includes an introduction, guiding questions, learning objectives, background information, preparation instructions, lesson activities, assessment and ideas for extension.
This lesson invites students to use their understanding of moodier experiences with technology to make active meaning of older texts. Includes a lesson overview, standards, resources and preparation, instructional plan, and related resources.
Use this lesson as an introduction to "Romeo and Juliet" to help your students connect to the themes in the play. Includes rational, objectives, materials, procedure, and evaluation.
Use this lesson to engage your students in the classics by showing them how it is still relevant to their daily struggles with conflict related to family, peer, school or community gangs. Includes an introduction, history of the family, objectives for the unit, sample family survey, how well did you read example, records to look for, my ancestors, student vocabulary, suggested reading for students and a teacher's bibliography.
In this simple activity, students choose music to relate to a particular theme from the play.
Select the correct order of events in the play.
Review key terms in "Romeo and Juliet" with these flashcards, matching , concentration and word search activities.
Test your students' knowledge of the play by having them identify which character said specific quotes.
Have students' test their comprehension of the play by taking this quiz. NOTE: This site includes pop-up ads. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Sit back and enjoy a cartoon version of "Romeo and Juliet." To view, click the "Visit our new Cartoon Theater" then the "Now Playing" screen and choose "Romeo and Juliet." To watch a humorous preview, choose "Romeo Preview."
These sites explore the theater and give ideas for including drama in the classroom. There is also information about the history of theater and the designs of theaters. Some sites list common terms used in the theater world. Also includes scripts for children, games, and lesson plans.
Learn about William Shakespeare, the places he lived, and the time period he lived in. Read the full text of some of his most popular works. Make a virtual visit to Anne Hathaway's cottage or Stratford-Upon-Avon. Try an interactive quiz to test your knowledge of Shakespeare, plus try to identify which words he invented. Visit an old Renaissance town and see what life was like in Shakespeare's time.

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