The Language Of Romeo And Juliet
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The Language Of Romeo And Juliet



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  • The Language of Romeo and Juliet Vocabulary in Context Readers’ Theatre Graffiti Wall
  • Vocabulary In Context
    • Word lists taken from words or derivatives of words that have appeared on SAT or ACT tests
    • Alternative to looking up words in the dictionary
    • Words should be discussed as a class
    • Can be done in pairs or small groups
  • Act 1 Vocabulary
    • adversary
    • augment
    • disparage
    • oppression
    • pernicious
    • transgression
    • virtuous
    • exquisite
    • grievance
    • profane
    • solemnity
  • Vocabulary in Context Directions
    • Write the word and page number from the text.
    • Write the sentence from the text where the word was used.
    • Write a working definition.
    • Write a synonym for the word.
    • Write why the word is important to the story.
  • Vocabulary In Context Student Example
    • adversary pg. 8, Here were the servants of your adversary And yours, close fighting ere I did approach. An adversary is somone you don’t getta long with. A synonym is enemy. Adversary is important to the story because the Montagues and Capulits are enemies from a long time ago.
  • Vocabulary In Context Scaffolding
    • Students can work in pairs or small groups where each is given a specific role.
    • Students can do picture vocabulary demonstrating what the word means through visual representation.
    • Small groups can do 1 or 2 words then present to the class.
  • Readers’ Theatre
    • Scaffolded Unit contains 8 Readers’ Theatre Activities
    • Purpose is to provide students with an opportunity to hear Shakespeare and access the Shakespearean English as well and the Modern English versions.
    • “ A Plague O’ Both Your Houses”
    • Assign Parts-5
    • Perform
    • View Movie Clip
  • Graffiti Wall
    • Provides students the opportunity to access Shakespearean English and do translations to Modern English in a fun way.
    • Group Activity-provides scaffold for struggling students.
    • Directions