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No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet: Act 1, Scene 1

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Read No Fear Shakespeare for Act I Scene I!

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SparkNotes: Romeo and Juliet: Prologue

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A summary of Prologue in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Romeo and Juliet and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
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Timeline for Romeo and Juliet

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Visit this site for a Timeline for Romeo and Juliet detailing Key days, times and events. Fast facts and information for students, children & kids via the Timeline for Romeo and Juliet.
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The five-day timeline of the play. 

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BrainPOP | William Shakespeare

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In this educational animated movie about English learn about playwright, drama, comedies, tragedies, history, Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth, Lear, Romeand Juilet, Midsummer Night, and theaters.
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Great background and helpful resource for Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet!

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Romeo and Juliet - The Characters

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eNotes Video Study Guide for Romeo and Juliet - The Characters
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Characters of Romeo and Juliet broken down. 

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What is Iambic Pentameter

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What is Iambic Pentameter, About.com
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Great video explaining Iambic pentameter.

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Romeo and Juliet - Balcony Scene - Compare/Contrast

Students will compare and contrast 3 versions of the balcony scene from Romeo & Juliet. Original text, 1968 and 1996 movie version. Watching the scene 3 times prepares them for a lesson in figurative language and a discussion of literature vs.
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Prezi with great graphic novel version of balcony scene.

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Text to Text | 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Montague and Capulet as Shiite and Sunni'

Text to Text | 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Montague and Capulet as Shiite and Sunni' | Romeo and Juliet- Mrs. Newton | Scoop.it
What can we learn about ourselves and our world from a 16th-century play? How has “Romeo and Juliet” been reworked to speak to new audiences in different times and places?
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William Shakespeare

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Author of Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, Twelfth Night y The Tempest
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Read about Shakespeare on Goodreads!

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Why should I care about Romeo and Juliet? A quick "In a nutshell" overview of the play.

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet analysis by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley
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Read Schmoop.com's quick "In a nutshell" summary of the text and see their answers to the question of "Why should I care?"

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Romeo and Juliet Prologue Summary

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Free summary and analysis of Prologue in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet that won’t make you snore. We promise.
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Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-shakespeare-loved-iambic-pentameter-david-t-freeman-and-gregory-taylor Shakespeare sometimes gets a bad rap i...
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Mr. Sheehy's English Website - Romeo and Juliet Notes

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This teacher has created a great website resource for his students! Utilize it! 

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Benvolio learns Romeo loves Rosaline

The annotated text of Romeo and Juliet Act 1 scene 1, from your trusted Shakespeare source.
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Great resource! Similar to No Fear Shakespeare, but you simply click on the language you're confused by, and it will provide you annotations/comments. 

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No Fear Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

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No Fear Shakespeare by SparkNotes features the complete edition of
Romeo and Juliet side-by-side with an accessible, plain English translation.
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Shakespeare's language should not hinder your understanding of the story, its themes, and significance. Feel free to use No Fear Shakespeare when you find that you are struggling to understand the language of each Act/Scene.

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Flipped Classroom Lecture #2

Second Flipped Classroom lecture, focusing on a unit on William Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet, and the play's stage and screen adaptations.
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A teacher (in a Flipped Lesson) provides a thorough summary and includes thematic ideas for his students from Acts I and II in Romeo and Juliet. The audience is clearly his own individual students. 

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Why Shakespeare? | Ballots & Bullets

Why Shakespeare? | Ballots & Bullets | Romeo and Juliet- Mrs. Newton | Scoop.it
In Huxley's Brave New World Shakespeare's works have become banned books. In the words of the Controller of the Brave New World: 'civilization has absolutely no need of nobility or heroism. These things are symptoms of ...
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Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose d...
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Fun Fact Fridays: Shakespeare invented Yo Mama Jokes

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Fun Fact Fridays: Shakespeare invented Yo Mama Jokes
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