Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Thursday February 18, Homework.

Students will complete this graphic organizer for two of the assigned vocabulary terms.

Thursday... February 19, 2015

Romeo and Juliet Questions… Answer 5 in Complete Sentences

In what ways is Capulet’s behavior here a sharp contrast to his behavior with Paris in Act 1, Scene 2?

Describe Capulet’s rage in response to Juliet’s disregard for her marriage to Paris.

What reason does Capulet give to Paris for rushing the wedding? Do you think Capulet is telling Paris the truth?

List the various concerns Juliet has while she prepares to drink Friar Laurence’s elixir.

How does Capulet personify death?

What is the consequence of Friar John failing to deliver Friar Laurence’s letter?

What theme best captures Prince’s condemnation of this series of events?


Homework: Define the following Vocabulary words (63 in total) Due Monday.

Act 1: ancient, bitterly, envious, fray, grudge, posterity, severity, weary, adversary,
artificial, exquisite, fiery, forfeit, intrusion, rebellious, virtuous

Act 2: consent, faithfully, glorious, incorporate, perfection, peril, satisfaction,
variable, adjacent, alliance, boundless, courteous, merrily, predominant, sallow,

Act 3: confines, dishonorable, impatient, mangle, offense, outrage, quarrel, calamity,
disobedient, disposition, predicament, unruly, vile

Act 4: deny, desperate, lamentable, miserable, pitiful, remedy, prosperous

Act 5: contagion, dispose, famine, infectious, loathsome, pestilence, vengeance,
banished, fury, unaccustomed, unsavory

Wednesday February 18, 2015

Today we ended the Zeffereli... I asked you to tell me:

One thing that suprised you,
one thing you liked,
and one thing you hated about the movie/play/story.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo is banished!

Romeo and Juliet

Friday 2/13/2015

Choose 5 questions and answer completely:

  • What do Benvolio and Tybalt have in common? How are they different?
  • Describe Capulet’s approach to handling Paris’ interest in Juliet
  • How does the Nurse’s rambling provide comic relief in this scene?
  • What extended metaphor does Shakespeare use here, and to what effect?
  • Why might Romeo rely on hyperbole in the dialogue on these pages?
  • What is Juliet’s concern?
  • What kind of person is Romeo revealing himself to be in his interactions with Friar Laurence?