Day 1

Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read Act I.

Common Core Objectives

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Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers


The Chorus explains that we will see a pair of "star-crossed lovers" from two feuding families in Verona experience passion and death, and that their deaths will bring about the end of a long-standing feud.

Act I, Scene 1

Sampson and Gregory, two...

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