In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kitac, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About the Novel: William Shakespeareas timeless tragic tale of two doomed young lovers caught between feuding families. The two young people fall in love and are secretly married. When Romeo kills Julietas kinsmen in a duel, he is banished and forced to live in exile. Distraught, Juliet formulates a plan to bring Romeo back by drinking a substance that renders her into a death-like state for several hours. Her family, assuming she is dead, lays Juliet to rest in the family vault. Romeo, also believing Juliet is dead, drinks poison and dies. Juliet recovers, sees Romeo dead beside her, and stabs herself to death. Both the Capulet and Montague families arrive at the tomb and are devastated, however as a result of the tragedy they reconcile. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.1. Many lines from Shakespearea#39;s plays have become famous expressions of the English language. Rephrase the following expressions from Act I, so that the meaning is crystal clear: A We burn daylight (Scene 4, Line 44) B Hea#39;s a man of waxanbsp;...
|Title||:||Romeo and Juliet - Literature Kit Gr. 7-8|
|Publisher||:||Classroom Complete Press - 2008-09-01|