Key contextual features for Shakespeare's play 'Romeo & Juliet' to encapsulate some contemporary views and issues that are relevant to the reading of the play. Entry Level: It is generally believed that the play is based on a real Italian love story from the 3rd Century. The ‘real families’ are the Capeletti and the Montecci [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]