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Romeo and Juliet – Study Guide

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One of the most well-known love stories of all time; a love “too rash, too unadvised, too sudden.”

Romeo and Juliet get involved in a romantic relationship against the wills of their feuding families, utilizing the help of a priest to sanction their marriage. Through circumstance, blood, deception, and tragedy, the story unfolds. Will the young lovers overcome generations of pain and hate? Will the feud between their families overcome them? Or will their rashness, youth, and impatience bring about their final downfall?

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Description

Through William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet heartbreaking tragedy, students will learn:

Author Biography:  Learn about William Shakespeare.

Background Information: History of the stories behind Romeo and Juliet.

Before-You-Read Activities: Conflict report, written report on suicide, Map work, persuasive report on solving arguments, travel videos, author biography, research into Greek and Roman mythology.

Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.

Literary Techniques:  Root words, prologues, paradox, Character analysis, similes, metaphors, extended metaphors, soliloquy, foreshadowing, paraphrase, conflict, complication, stage directions, context, dramatic irony, main and minor characters, protagonist vs. antagonist, theme, tragic play structure.

Moral Lessons and Character Values: Counseling and advice, love at first sight, anger, change of heart, friendship, true love, infatuation, growth through hardship, ethics, reaping what you sow, murder, suicide, and hope.

Activities and Writing Assignments including dramatic performance, timeline, true love essay, explanatory essay regarding advice, play script revision and modification.

Suggestions for Further Reading:  We include an in-depth reading list of more plays by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Movie suggestions included.

All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!

Features and Benefits of the study guide

Printed Workbook Format

  • Large 8.5×11 format is convenient to read and easy on the eyes
  • Every question has plenty of whitespace for student’s answers
  • Encourages neat and clean handwriting practice
  • Easily transports without the need for a laptop or other expensive equipment
  • Provides a permanent record of the student’s work
  • Convenient, removable answer key included for the teacher!
Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
Setting: Verona, Italy 1300-1400s
Genre: Shakespearean Tragedy, British Literature
Workbook ISBN: 978-1-58609-380-8
CD ISBN: 978-1-58609-598-7
Study Guide Author: Bethine Ellie
For the Book By: William Shakespeare
Study Guide Page Count: 66 pages

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .5 in