The twelfth part of this unit is a continuation of Romeo and Juliet. Use the following information for classroom instruction.
Go over the slideshow (included in this article with more elaborate points) as an introduction to the play. It is titled “Romeo and Juliet Part Twelve.”
- Slide 1 (Title Page)
- Slide 2 (Terms to Know)
Have students read Act V Scene I and II of Romeo and Juliet. It would be best if students took notes on key points from the reading.
Furthermore, have students analyze and write detailed responses to the following questions:
Act V, Scene I
- What does Romeo’s soliloquy reveal? Use examples from the text to support your answers.
- What is the significance behind the imagery of the stars? Explain.
Act V, Scene II
- How did fate intervene in the Friar’s plans? Provide examples.
- Has the Friar’s character changed at this point? Why or why not?