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Tragic Love: Introducing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
Greensboro, North Carolina
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Computer and LCD projector
- Tragic Love: An Introduction to Romeo and Juliet PowerPoint Presentation and notes
- News articles about a recent tragedy from a print source
- Examples of tragedy from popular culture (see Session Two)
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
- Assessment Questionnaire (for use as pre- and post- assessment)
- Romeo and Juliet Major Character List
- Tragic Love: An Introduction to Romeo and Juliet Notes (cloze notes to accompany the PowerPoint presentation)
- Tragic Love Dialogue Assignment
- Tragic Love Dialogue: A Tale of Litigious Woe
- Review a summary of Romeo and Juliet. You can use this basic summary and additional information to enhance students' understanding of the play.
- Set up the computer and projector for showing a PowerPoint presentation.
- Preview the Tragic Love: An Introduction to Romeo and Juliet PowerPoint Presentation and plan how you will use the notes and other resources to elaborate on the presentation.
- Prepare copies of necessary handouts.
- Test the Story Map interactive on student computers. Ensure that you have the proper Flash plug-ins installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.
- (Optional) Print copies of news articles about a recent tragedy to use as an example to stimulate further discussion.