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Teaching Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.

William Shakespeare
Folger Shakespeare Library

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What are the consequences of rash behavior and keeping secrets?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.5 - Text Structure, RL.6 - Point of View, RL.7 - Diverse Media

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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