Lesson Plan

Romeo and Juliet- Connecting with the Characters

Connecting with the characters through modern-day interpretation
Mr. Z.
Classroom teacher
South Umpqua High School
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My Grades 9, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts

Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme

Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

English Language Arts
Grades 9
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1 Attetion Getter

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Set up a quiz with questions about the characters that will helps students remember what has been read and discussed. 

Student Instructions

Students will get into small groups and share an electronic device. They will go to Kahoot.it and enter the class code.

2 Explanation of Assignment

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Present instruction with examples on a Prezi:

​In groups of 2-3, you will be assigned a character from Romeo and Juliet and create a modern day profile for him/her. 

You will think about this character, who they, and what they do. Then you will construct a profile for them and create a variety of posts that would reflect what kind of person this is.