Romeo And Juliet Essay

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Juliann Johnson
English 9
Romeo and Juliet (Prologue)

Personal Objectives
Students will use prior knowledge to help them gain understanding of an unfamiliar language
Students will be able to identify two major themes from the text
Students will be able to understand the purpose of the stories prologue
Students will be able to gain a better understanding of the story Romeo and Juliet before they start reading
CCSS Objectives
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone)

Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Supplementary Materials
Copy of the prologue from Romeo and Juliet
Prologue activity worksheet
Writing utensil
Activity Overview (30-35 minutes)
Students will be asked to think about and discuss what they already know of the story Romeo and Juliet
Students will read the prologue to Romeo and Juliet as a class
Students will be given a work sheet related to the prologue. The first part of the worksheet, students must match lines from the prologue in its original Shakespeare version, to their matching translation.…