- Recommended Grade Level:
- Verona, Italy
- Shakespearean Tragedy, British Literature
- Study Guide Author:
- Bethine Ellie
- For the Book By:
- William Shakespeare
- Study Guide Page Count:
- 66 pages
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Through Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet heartbreaking tragedy, students will learn:
Background Information: History of the stories behind Romeo and Juliet.
Before-You-Read Activities: Conflict report, written report on suicide, Map work, persuasive report on solving arguments, travel videos, author biography, research into Greek and Roman mythology.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Root words, prologues, paradox, Character analysis, similes, metaphors, extended metaphors, soliloquy, foreshadowing, paraphrase, conflict, complication, stage directions, context, dramatic irony, main and minor characters, protagonist vs. antagonist, theme, tragic play structure.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Counseling and advice, love at first sight, anger, change of heart, friendship, true love, infatuation, growth through hardship, ethics, reaping what you sow, murder, suicide, and hope.
Activities and Writing Assignments including dramatic performance, timeline, true love essay, explanatory essay regarding advice, play script revision and modification
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more plays by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Romeo and Juliet. Movie suggestions included.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!
Features and Benefits of the study guide
Our Interactive Study Guide will open with Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0+. You may still print off the study guide just as before. But with the interactive files, students have the capability of entering their answers directly on the computer and saving their work in progress.
Note: Mobile Devices/Tablets may require alternative app that supports and saves fillable form fields.
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This was the first study guide we used. Helped to enjoy and understand the book.