ROMEO AND JULIET Shakespeare Drama Unit (5 x 100 min drama lessons) NO PREP!
ROMEO AND JULIET Drama Unit - NO PREP REQUIRED! This curriculum aligned drama unit has 5 x 100 minute detailed lesson plans exploring Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet through a range of performance techniques.

Note on timing: you may like to take some of the activities slower than indicated. I have jam packed the unit on purpose (with options for extension activities) so you have plenty of options for dynamic classes.

- 5 x 100 Minute Detailed Lesson Plans
- Homework Tasks (with homework handouts)
- Full Script (nicely formatted)
- Amended Scene Extracts (for use in classes)
- Scene Starter Cards
- Handouts
- Additional and Extension Activities

KEY VOCABULARY: Shakespeare. Iambic Pentameter. Rhythm. Prose, Drama Cannon. Stage Fighting. Duologue. Imagery. Complex Characters. Interpretation. Climax. Conflict. Prologue. Point of View.

UNIT AIMS: Students explore Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ through performance
- Use Shakespearean language
- Use a variety of dramatic conventions
- Explore complex characters
- Understand the underlying rhythm of Shakespeare and Iambic Pentameter
- Learn lines and engage with the language of Shakespeare
- Perform Shakespeare in a natural way
- Understand the structure of the play
- Learn about and incorporate choreographed stage fighting
- Perform duologues
- Perform group scenes
- Improvise themed scenarios
- Perform the Play Climax
- Understand the themes of the play

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Created: Oct 27, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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