Must show knowledge of theme or character Must be original and creative. Because words are slippery, Juliet worries that Romeo's protestation of love are merely lies. People who watch plays tend to find their own ideas reflected in the play, and so take away their own preconceived notions. Your rubric should tell your students what you want them to include in their project and how many points each included item is worth. Presentations must be between 2-5 minutes.
A Theme Some Ideas A Song or Dance or Poem A Screenplay or Skit Diary Entries Video Or Propose your own idea. Examine carefully the similarities and differences between the two young men who love Juliet. Within a flower, for example lies both poison and medicine. Learning Goals: These presentations are an opportunity for you to demonstrate your knowledge of the play and your comfort with all of the major ideas we have been discussing. No matter what, we will have a short quiz tomorrow on today's presentation.
I wanted to teach about the effects of lack of communication. The lovers will be punished not because of flaws within their personalities but because fate is against them. The Forcefulness of Love Romeo and Juliet is the most famous love story in the English literary tradition. A skit would allow students to spend less time on costumes and props and focus primarily on the main elements of the story e. The topic - the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet. The importance of honor, for example, time and again results in brawls that disturb the public peace.
Juliet speaks these lines, perhaps the most famous in the play, in the balcony scene. Or maybe one character survives and the other one does not. Mediating between Mercutio's violent temper and Romeo's passivity, the Prince is possibly the best model of masculine behavior in the play: impartial and fair, he also opposes civil violence. This tragic choice is the highest, most potent expression of love that Romeo and Juliet can make. A few short paragraphs on why you chose your topic and how your project represents the themes or character you chose. Had Juliet and Romeo shared their individual plans with one another they might have not committed suicide.
I will give you a rubric, and we will review what public speaking should look like. Mercutio has definite ideas about what masculinity should look like. Value and Doubleness Another important theme is the idea of value and doubleness. It is only through death that they can preserve their love, and their love is so profound that they are willing to end their lives in its defense. Believe that everything about playwright ting can be learned through devotion, time and effort.
For example, you would want to tell the students that they cannot use derogatory or demeaning language when discussing another culture. Romeo puts himself in a situation where he goes out of his way during the night, to see Juliet. I will change their minds-- maybe not today, but it starts today. Although he tries to help the lovers, his actions lead to their suffering. Thank you for listening to my oral presentation.
This correlation is important to discuss because it is so foreign for American students, who are often proud of our separation of church and state. Today is the second day all year that I have lectured. For all the young playwrights out there, my advice for you is to not believe in talent. Mark Breakdown: Conference: Thinking 10 marks Planning gathering quotes making connections Processing synthesizing the text Problem solving You are plan to construct your presentation Presentation: Thinking 10 marks Processing integrating presentation skills Knowledge 20 marks Knowledge of content form of presentation , Understanding of text Romeo and Juliet Communication 20 Marks Expression and Organization of ideas your content Communication with audience your presentation A pplication 20 Marks Connections between contexts modern teen life Transfers knowledge and skill from knowledge of text to presentation. Guidelines All group members participate equally.
The only thing I wait for them to copy is the slide of questions about the text and what Shakespeare wants us to question about life and responsibilities. A boy and girl from warring families fall in love, and their relationship is marked by both intense chemistry and the constant threat of violence. Sounds like lust to me. Literary Merit 5 out of 5 Are you kidding me? Your students can have a lot of fun with this activity, especially if they are able to add a few props in order to bring the scenes to life. Its purpose was to warn readers of lust, hatred, prejudice and blind passion show in the Elizabethan Era. For example, you may have your students choose six major scenes from the play.
Lust: Romeo and Juliet are obsessed, infatuated, out of control, and irrational. I will come back to these questions throughout our reading. I have to ask again: Who likes Shakespeare and is psyched to read Romeo and Juliet? Love in Romeo and Juliet is a brutal, powerful emotion that captures individuals and catapults them against their world, and, at times, against themselves. The star reminds me that I have a print image that corresponds with the text. The presentation takes just under an hour, so at the beginning of class, I ask students to pull themselves together quickly. Love is the overriding theme of the play, but a reader should always remember that Shakespeare is uninterested in portraying a prettied-up, dainty version of the emotion, the kind that bad poets write about, and whose bad poetry Romeo reads while pining for Rosaline.
Completely by chance, Capulet's servant meets Romeo and Benvolio, wondering if they know how to read. I don't usually mention the possibility of someone else writing the plays until the end of our reading because the unanswerable question is too distracting. What if Romeo was of Spanish origin and Juliet was of Asian descent? Or A Character You may choose to work alone or with a group of 2-4 people. How do these various types of love relate to one another? Students can choose important scenes from the play to create a Romeo and Juliet comic strip based on the characters, scenes and plots of the play. Il contient plusieurs animations qui pourront être rapidement mises en œuvre en classe après la vision du film.