A 5 lesson literacy unit based around Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The unit is aimed at year 3 and 4 and gives details of the curriculum objectives covered. The children develop reading comprehension, speaking, planning, writing, editing and SPaG skills during the unit. This is achieved through varied, fun and interactive activities.
All five lessons include a SPaG or composition starter, which is always linked to *Romeo and Juliet. *
The main activity in lesson 1 is a reading comprehension of a simplified version of the play. It is differentiated 3 ways.
The main activity in lesson 2 allows children to practise their performance skills.
Lesson 3 allows children to begin learning playwriting skills, whilst in lessons 4 and 5, they plan and write their own play or scene, based on Shakespeare’s play.
All lessons include details of how to differentiate.
All resources needed in the lessons are included. There is also a PowerPoint presentation of the story.
PERFECT FOR USING DURING SHAKESPEARE WEEK.
(Please note, the presentation and comprehensions are also available separately.)
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