If you liked Romeo & Juliet, try reading…

A selection of YA fiction and more challenging reads for those who enjoyed the timeless themes and plot within Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet.   Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor A beautiful fantasy that is hauntingly captivating. A blue-haired, tattoo-covered Art student in Prague with no (apparent) background tries to understand who [...]

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Penitent Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds 2 Lineage Tracking of direct descent and ancestry usually for pedigree 3 Reverence A feeling of profound respect for someone or something 4 Benevolence Kind and fair with power 5 Disconsolately Grief-stricken loneliness 6 Indigenous Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native [...]

Romeo & Juliet: Homework Study Schedule

Romeo & Juliet: Homework Study Schedule

Week 1: Year 8 Playlist Prologue as Sonnet Pre-watching. Make sure you add to our class annotations of the Prologue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0wtMTRld5k&list=PLwaLIaLu8wcwh1ywG3MpAlP8Rtg-35L3s&index=5   Quizizz Class Quiz on the Prologue fill in the gaps https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5a9c45e5045147001add2602/romeo-and-juliet-prologue Learn Week 1 spellings and definitions of Tier 2 Vocabulary https://awakenenglish.com/romeo-juliet/   Complete Quizizz Class Quiz on the Week 1 Vocabulary https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5e9430534e2dc0001ba5abc6 [...]

Frankenstein: The Importance of Procreation

Plan for thematic analysis of Procreation in Frankenstein with a comparison to The Handmaid's Tale. Creation of Life: Traditional parent and child imagery Gothic Doubling: Relationships tied together through birth and death as well as suicide Power: God and the Creator figure. Transgression of the moral, natural and social order in both texts Power: Agency [...]