Monday August 8, 2011Hubbs Center - ELL 7Agenda and Objectives
Today’s Objectives...We will answer comprehension and characterquestions about Act 4.We will finish reading Act 5, Scene 3.We will discuss our ideas, reactions, and questionsabout the play.We will go over final project options and beginworking on final projects.
Warm Up:Comprehension & Character Questions For our warm up today, please answer: comprehension questions about Act 4 character questions from Act 4. You can use your script or book to help you. We will discuss your answers, questions and ideas at the end of our warm up. (about 9:25am)
Reading: Act 5, Scene 3Before we begin reading, let’s first summarizewhat happened in the beginning of Act 5. Use summarizing and synthesizing sheets to help you choose the most important events and details!Now, let’s make a prediction about what youthink might happen in Act 5, Scene 3.Let’s read the final Scene of Romeo andJuliet.
Discussion QuestionsNow that we have finished reading thisinteresting play, let’s take some time todiscuss what we think about it.We will each write a discussion question andwill get into groups. We will discuss what wethink about the story.Example: “Why do you think Romeo didn’t go to Friar Lawrence’s cell before going to see Juliet’s body at the end of the story?”
Final Projects You will only choose one of these options. You can work with a partner or by yourself. We will work M, T, W, and share on Thursday. Why do we do projects like this?•Compare and contrast 2 characters from Romeo and Juliet.•Find another example of a real life Romeo and Juliet story andcompare and contrast it with Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.•If you could re-write any part of the play, what would youchange and why?•Who is responsible for the tragedy at the end of the play andwhy?•Write your own fiction or nonfiction Romeo and Juliet story.•Write about what you think happens next in the play.