•Which two characters support the marriage of Romeo and Juliet? Why?•List 5 adjectives to describe each of these two characters.
Bellwork #17•Romeo and Juliet’s families hate each other, for reasoning that we aren't told about (they may have even forgoten themselves).•Is the young lovers’ situation believable? What parallels and real life Romeos and Juliets are apparent today?
Bellwork #18 • Write a prologue by the chorus for Act III. • Extra credit opportunity: write the prologue in iambic pentameter in the form of a Shakespearean sonnet. • Strict rhyme scheme • 14 lines • 3 quatrains • Terminating couplet • 10 syllables per line
Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet • Read "An Intro. to Romeo and Juliet" p. 797 • Read “William Shakespeare's life…" p. 798-799 • Read “Shakespeare and his theatre” p. 800-801 – Discuss and take notes • Read “reading Shakespeare aloud" p. 802-803 – Discuss play’s characters p. 805 – Distribute Act I study guide and begin working on it as we read • Begin reading play: prologue and act I, scene 1 p. 807-817
Shakespeare Video Info • Watch the “Why Shakespeare?” • Watch the “Shakespeare in American Communities”
FCAT Writes FCAT Writes practice prompt February 8 and 9th
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