Day 2

Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Set and Costume Design

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response


    To engage with I[Romeo and Juliet] in a visual-arts context

    Common Core Standards:



    The teacher should begin by showing stills from two different film adaptations of Romeo and Juliet (e.g., the 1968 Zeffirelli film and the 1996 Luhrmann film) or photographs of productions of the play by two different theaters. Lead the students in an analysis of the visual elements: what looks the same? What looks different? Why do you think Juliet is dressed like that? Is this how you imagined the Capulets' home? What's the difference between your image of it and the images you...

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