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 [...]

Romeo & Juliet: Thematic Quotation Displays

Display material for major themes addressed in the play Romeo and Juliet grouping key scenes and quotations   Light and dark imagery: Love vs. hate: Nature: Destiny: Familial conflict:

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 [...]

Embedding Vocabulary into the Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet

Embedding Vocabulary into the Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet

Words are everything. But how to embed them coherently into a whole unit of work? Vocabulary has been the focus of much discussion and how we apply this to our lesson planning is essential. We have a moral imperative to introduce our students to a wide array of vocabulary because in word poor environments if [...]