Romeo and Juliet - Balcony Scene - Differentiated Workbook (Y8/9 - Low Ability)
Key Stage 3 -
Differentiated, five page assessment/workbook to allow students with cognitive and learning difficulties to be integrated fully into the classroom environment; to enable access to the Year 8 curriculum and to show understanding and an ability to answer the following essay style questions (set for all abilities) at a level appropriate to ability: -
a) How does Romeo describe his feelings about Juliet at the beginning of the scene?
b) How does Juliet describe her feelings about Romeo?
c)Why is Juliet worried about their meeting and how does Romeo react to this?
d) How does Juliet insist that Romeo shows he really loves her?

Also accompanying the booklet are: two worksheets, one focussing on Shakespeare's Language (definitions activity); the other focusing on imagery and a Shakespeare jigsaw activity created on the Tarsia website. The jigsaw template will need to photocopied several times and the sections cut up. When completed the jigsaw will be in the shape of a hexagon.

The workbook is 'Dyslexia Friendly' (images/comic sans font/font size 16/pastel coloured background).
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