Lesson Plan

Romeo and Juliet Character Sketch

Character Sketch through Facebook from Romeo and Juliet
Hannah L.
Special education instructor
Titusville Senior High School
Titusville, United States
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Students will be able to create an authentic Facebook page for a character from the play Romeo and Juliet. They they will connect their Facebook account and their twitter account previously made with each other to continue to hold conversations pertinent to the play.

English Language Arts
Grades 9 – 10
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook/Bell ringer

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Kahoot will be played five questions using tweets from the pervious lesson asking the students #whosaidit from Romeo and Juliet.

Student Instructions

They students will use the ipads to answer the five questions from the #whosaid it Kahoot.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Other — Lecture/Instructing

Give students hand out on making a social media (Facebook page) character sketch. Instruct them to use the same character they were assigned for the Twitter assignment and to go into great detail about their character.

Student Instructions

Students will take notes on what is required for the assignment and ask questions if needed through the back channel.

3 Guided Instruction

Because Facebook is blocked at out school, there was a template shared with each student that the students will fill in to create their facebook page. Teacher is to walk them through how to access the shared page and get them started on how to upload a picture.

Student Instructions

Students will work step by step with the teacher to access the google Drive document to create the Facebook page. Also the students will be directed to use Google to find an image they would like to use for their profile picture. They are allowed to upload their own instacollage if they had time to create a collage for their profile picture.  

4 Independent Work

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Teacher will observe students as they utilize classroom time to complete their character sketch.

Student Instructions

Students will use classroom time to complete their character sketch on Google Docs.

5 Closure/Exit ticket

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The teacher will assess the students character sketch as they are to share their sketch with the teacher for grading, before the end of the class period.

Student Instructions

The students are to share their character sketch with the teacher for grading by the end of the class period.