Romeo and Juliet What happened in the crypt?

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1 CLASS: TEACHER: Learning Activities Skills Assessment Resources Sentence level for Informally Evidence cards (r1) Shakespeare through oracy Crime-Scene OHT (r2) Group work/ oracy and their Teacher notes (r3) summaries Summaries (r4) Evaluation Listening for meaning Synthesis Prioritising ideas Shared writing for a purpose Class divided into MA Detective Agency groups of 3 or 4,evidence cards distributed (resource 1) Romeo & Juliet CRIME SCENE on OHT (resource 2) shown to class and talked through what is there by teacher in role as senior detective (Info A) on Teacher s notes (resource 3) Groups given 3-4 mins to decide what questions they want answered/who they would like to speak to, etc. Shared writing of questions on the board (add new ones to their own notes) Students given their own summary sheet (resource 4) to fill in after teacher has given Info B on Teacher s notes Shared writing task: write a 100 word statement to the Press about these events Shared reading around the class Re-cap of events, with crime scene OHT on screen Additional Info C from Teachers notes given; students fill in more of their summary sheet as a team exercise As a group formulate a hypothesis about what may have happened and why As a group decide who they would want to interview and write three questions that cannot be answered yes/no (If teacher feels brave enough s/he could be one of these characters in role to answer some of the questions, but keeping vague enough to not spoil the end) Read out Info D groups to add this info to their summaries Re-cap on events so far (If teacher feels brave enough s/he could be Friar Laurence in role to answer some of the questions, but keeping vague enough to not spoil the end) Read Info E and groups to add to their summaries Read Info F, add to their summaries then formulate a hypothesis about how one girl can die twice, what s happened, why, etc. Group to write three questions that cannot be answered yes/no for Friar Laurence Sentence level for Shakespeare Group work/oracy Evaluation Listening for meaning Synthesis Prioritising ideas Shared writing Sentence level for Shakespeare Group work/oracy Evaluation Listening for meaning Synthesis Prioritising ideas Shared writing Informally through oracy their statements and summaries Informally through oracy and their summaries Crime-Scene OHT (r2) Summaries (r4) Teacher notes (r3) Crime-Scene (r2) Summaries (r4) Teacher notes (r3) Page 1 of 10

2 Learning Activities Skills Assessment Resources Teacher in role to answer the questions put by the class in role as detectives (alternatively, a statement could be prepared and read out/given out) Individually students to write a 150 words statement to the Press about what has occurred at the crypt, referring to their summaries can be read out Individuals have a line from the prologue each, cut up into words, to re-assemble to make meaning (resource 5) Join into larger groups and put their four lines (a quatrain) or six (final quatrain with rhyming couplet) into a sensible order Prologue to R&J on screen and a teacher read through (resource 6) Ask whether they notice anything about each line? Performance of some of the prologue by BICs Finding phrases/quotes to support ideas teacher to model on the board (resource 7) Watch the Animated Tales version of R&J Paired brainstorm of the narrative Collate ideas on the board Students to choose four that summarise situation, problem, solution, outcome Display: draw a four-frame picture-plot based on the situation, problem, solution, and outcome work from last lesson. Use quotations as captions Reading through the palm to palm scene first meeting In fours use sugar paper TV screen frames and dramatise the palm to palm scene (2 as the characters, two as director/holder of TV frame) so that as the scene is read out only that within the frame can be seen Sharing different versions around class Choose either Romeo or Juliet and write a diary entry for the first meeting Sentence level for Shakespeare Listening for meaning Synthesis Individual writing for a purpose Oracy Reading Shakespeare Team work/oracy Making meaning Sentence level/rhythm Identifying examples from the text Narrative structures Knowledge of play s events & structure Prioritising Informally through oracy and their summaries Formal EN3 for Press statement Informal through group work and quotes sheet Informal knowledge of text/structure Crime-Scene (r2) Summaries (r4) Teacher notes (r3) Prologue cut-ups (r5) Prologue OHT (r6) Quotes/ statements (r7) Animated Tales Narrative structure Display work Display materials Group work Reading for meaning Writing in role to entertain Informally through group work Formal EN2/3 Sugar paper R&J extracts Page 2 of 10

3 Learning Activities Skills Assessment Resources 9 Re-cap of events leading up to Romeo s banishment Improvised argument between Juliet and Lord Capulet for the morning after Tybalt s death/following Romeo s banishment Sharing of the feelings and motivations of the key characters involved Watch two versions of the argument on video (Luhrman vs. Zepherelli) Knowledge and understanding of plot and characters Formal EN1 assessment opportunity Video clips (Luhrman & Zepherelli) 10 Re-watch the two clips Plan and write a short media essay using PQE comparing the two extracts Media PQE Formal EN2 Video clips 11 Review the original crime scene and talk through the events leading up to the deaths Group discussions who is most to blame for the tragedy of Romeo & Juliet Share ideas with class/opportunity for class to re-organise their ideas Turn this into a piece of display work (either group pyramids of each group take one person and the class to vote on a final order) Evaluation Group negotiation Informal 12 Planning in groups their team Alien s Guide to Shakespeare Researching the Guide in library/ict suite Group negotiation Researching Note taking Informal Library/ ICT suite 13 Drafting their best copy of Alien s Guide to Shakespeare Non-fiction writing to inform and educate Formal EN2/3 Page 3 of 10

4 Resource 1 Evidence cards Place: City Church an underground family vault. The bodies of two young men have been found. As yet the bodies have not been identified, but they are both well dressed. Body 1 killed by a sword Body 2 killed by a drug overdose Other evidence found at the crime scene: Empty drugs vial One blood stained sword A blood stained dagger The desecrated grave of a young woman, recently buried Place: City Church an underground family vault. The bodies of two young men have been found. As yet the bodies have not been identified, but they are both well dressed. Body 1 killed by a sword Body 2 killed by a drug overdose Other evidence found at the crime scene: Empty drugs vial One blood stained sword A blood stained dagger The desecrated grave of a young woman, recently buried Place: City Church an underground family vault. The bodies of two young men have been found. As yet the bodies have not been identified, but they are both well dressed. Body 1 killed by a sword Body 2 killed by a drug overdose Other evidence found at the crime scene: Empty drugs vial One blood stained sword A blood stained dagger The desecrated grave of a young woman, recently buried Place: City Church an underground family vault. The bodies of two young men have been found. As yet the bodies have not been identified, but they are both well dressed. Body 1 killed by a sword Body 2 killed by a drug overdose Other evidence found at the crime scene: Empty drugs vial One blood stained sword A blood stained dagger The desecrated grave of a young woman, recently buried Page 4 of 10

5 Resource 2 THE CRIME SCENE OHT at the family crypt BODY 1 BODY 3 BODY 2 Page 5 of 10

6 Resource 3 Crime scene at the family crypt (teacher notes) A This is a crime scene from our city. The year is It is a bird s eye view of the family crypt of avery wealthy local family (after all, they can afford their own crypt). Three bodies have been found. The time now is 11.00pm. B C D E We know this about Body 1: The body was found outside the crypt on the steps. The body is of a white male, about 21 years of age. He is dressed in the clothes of a rich man. A sword wound to his heart has killed him, but this was not the sword found by his side. He has been dead for about an hour. As yet we know little about Bodies 2 & 3. Also at the crime scene was a sword coated in blood, an empty poison bottle and a small dagger, also covered in blood. Body 2 is a white male aged 15 years old, dressed in the clothes of a rich man. He died of poisoning. The sword beside him is covered in the blood of Body 1. When we found him he had been dead for 30 minutes. Body 3 is a white female aged 14 years old. She is also dressed in rich robes. She died of a knife wound to the heart and had been dead for about the same amount of time, apx 30 minutes. Strangely, one of the coffins in the crypt is empty. Like all family crypts, this one is only opened when someone dies. Sadly, it has been opened twice in three days. Three days ago one of the family, an 18-year-old male (TC), was murdered by his enemy. Yesterday, TC s cousin (JC) died in her sleep the night before her wedding. We have a witness who says she saw a Priest running from the scene of the crime about half an hour before the bodies were found. Body 1 has been identified as LP, he had been engaged to JC; it was known he was upset about her death and had been sat on the steps to her crypt feeling sorry for himself. Body 2 is believed to be the fugitive murderer of TC. We have no leads on the identity of Body 3 as yet. F We ve had a shock, and we can t figure it out. It turns out that Body 3 is JC how can one girl die twice? Body 3 definitely died of a knife wound to the heart 30 minutes before the crime scene was discovered. But JC was laid to rest in the crypt after being found dead in bed on the morning of her marriage to LP. We are baffled. Page 6 of 10

7 Resource 4 Crime scene summary of who, what, when, where, why BODY 1 BODY 2 BODY 3 Name Age Gender Time of death Cause of death Location of body Important information Page 7 of 10

8 Romeo and Juliet Resource 5 What happened in the crypt? Prologue cut ups Two households both alike in dignity In fair Verona where we lay our scene From ancient grudge break to new mutiny Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of lovers take their life Whose misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents' strife The fearful passage of their starcross'd deathmark'd love And the continuance of their parents' rage Which, but their children's end, nought could remove Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage The which if you with patient ears attend, What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend Page 8 of 10

9 Romeo and Juliet Resource 6 What happened in the crypt? Prologue OHT Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life; Whole misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents' strife. The fearful passage of their death-mark'd love, And the continuance of their parents' rage, Which, but their children's end, nought could remove, Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage; The which if you with patient ears attend, What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend Page 9 of 10

10 Romeo and Juliet What happened in the crypt? Resource 7 Finding examples from the text to support my ideas THE PROLOGUE FROM ROMEO & JULIET STATEMENT The story is about two families that have equal power/riches QUOTE The story takes place in Verona The two families hate one another and are continually fighting The children of these two enemies are destined to meet and fall in love The two young lovers will die Nothing except their children s deaths could stop the fight between the parents Resource 7 Finding examples from the text to support my idea THE PROLOGUE FROM ROMEO & JULIET STATEMENT The story is about two families that have equal power/riches QUOTE The story takes place in Verona The two families hate one another and are continually fighting The children of these two enemies are destined to meet and fall in love The two young lovers will die Nothing except their children s deaths could stop the fight between the parents Page 10 of 10

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