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Heather McCollister

Class Name: Grade 8/9 Literature 2

This week’s focus: Romeo and Juliet

In preparation for class on May 27, 2021:

1.Read No Fear Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet, Act 5. Ensure that you have already read Act 1 and 2, 3 and 4.
Using the sheets attached, in point form, jot quick answers to the comprehension questions, to help guide your understanding of the text. Comprehension questions have been added for Act 5.
Romeo and Juliet Comprehension questions
2. In your commonplace book, write one quote from Romeo and Juliet that you appreciate or find interesting.
3. If you have your final submission prepared and about like to share it with the class, please let me know ahead of time, so I can plan according.
4. FINAL CLASS DISCUSSION: If you have read other plays of Shakespeare, which one is your favourite so far and why. IT would be great to get a going discussion going.

Enrichment for those who are wanting more:
Memorize The Prologue (page 26 in No Fear Shakespeare) or another significant speech or dialogue from a key moment in the play.
Act 1, Scene 1 lines 169-192.
Act 2, Scene 3, lines 1-30
Act 2, Scene 2, lines 26-51
Act 3, Scene 2, lines 1-31

May Submission – Due June 4, 2021 – At the latest

I did change the deadline on this submission as I do not want it to linger too long after our final class on May 27. I encourage most of you to have this writing reflection done for our class so that you can share your writing with the class.

Reflective Writing
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