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1 KS3 English Romeo and Juliet - Home Learning Project Name Subject English Romeo and Juliet Tutor group My current level My end of year target level Due in 21 st May Where Can I Get Help? Library Mr Boxer can help you with your Home Learning and printing Your class teacher!

2 Putting it all together! Now put all of your work together. Use the list below to check you have included everything. 1. Complete each task, week by week. 2. Front Page with title, name, form and date of completion 3. Contents page 4. Home Learning task and answer sheets (the ones you have been filling out above this one) 4. Your review sheet this should be left blank until your teacher has looked at your work 5. Back page Remember to use colour and pictures!

3 Literacy Task Correct the spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors in the following text message version of Act 2 Scene 3 Romeo : R u awake? Want 2 chat? Juliet: O Rom. Were4 art thou? Romeo: Im outside yr window. Juliet: Really Romeo: I now its dangrous but had too see u. Juliet: B careful. My family h8 u. Romeo: My luv for u is greater than there hatred. U still wanna marry me? Juliet: I wish u had a different name but yeah im still excited about marryin u Romeo: Xcellent, cant wait! Meet u 9 at the friars office.

4 Numeracy Task Roman Numerals You will notice that there are some strange numbers at the start of each Act and scene in Shakespeare plays. The scene numbers are Roman numerals. This was how counting numbers were written down between 4 th and 14 th Centuries. It is based on 7 main characters and can be added up to make any positive whole numbers. Roman Translation Numeral I 1 V 5 X 10 L 50 C 100 D 500 M 1000 For example; II = 2 III = 3 IV = 4 (1 before 5) VII = 7 (2 after 5) CIII = 103 (3 after 100) MDXLVIII = 1548 M= 1000, D = 500, XL (10 less than 50) = 40, VIII = = 1548 Translate these modern numbers into Roman numerals; 9 = 14 = 49 = 99 = Translate these Roman numerals into modern numbers; VIII = XXII = LX = CXII = Miss Dale is LXIV years old. What year was she born in? Miss Naidoo was born in MCMLXVIII How old is she? Miss Francis is 28 years old can you write this in Roman numerals? Mr Lewis was born in 1982 can you write the year in Roman numerals? Who was born in this year? MDLXIV Mr Williams is XXXIII years old. Can you write the year of his birth in Roman numerals? Extension: 1. Can you find examples of Roman numerals being used in the world around us? Where and what numbers do they show? 2. What is the problem with Roman numerals and why do you think we stopped using them and moved to our modern number system?

5 Task 1: Background Write the answers in a fact file 1. What were the following? - Othello - Hamlet - Macbeth - Romeo and Juliet 2. What do they all have in common? 3. Write down the names of three characters in Romeo and Juliet and describe their role (you are not allowed to write about Romeo and Juliet). 4. How does Romeo and Juliet reflect the attitudes to women in Elizabethan times?

6 Task 2 Overview (Answer the questions on the next page in order to complete the word search overview) B Y T K T G O K P V A J U L A U F A R Q L I S E R F N S L R N C O I N A E R A R J R T O P L M B E N V O L I O P H M R P A H R J Q N B A L N A E I D D B P U B A K R I C S O N P M A I L U E T L T A A R C G E O L I T Y B A L T R O E A R A N E J R U W P E O M E D C M R T N U C R U L S B S N U R S E A L M E V U A M C I T Y E O B G L N T P L P A R I S U M R N U C W A I D L N O I L D A G G E R C N E E L T A O V C N P D E M E R S F O U B R N O I T O P Q U E E N M A B Y M I A N F

7 Questions for word search 1. The play is set in where there is a raging feud between the Montague and families. 2. At the start of the play, is love with a girl named. 3. He forgets about her when he sees at the Capulet ball. 4., a Capulet, vows revenge against Romeo for coming to their ball. 5. marries Romeo and Juliet secretly. 6. At the start of the fight scene, and are talking about Tybalt s challenge to Romeo. 7. The, who has brought Juliet up from a young age, brings news of Tybalt s death. 8. banishes Romeo to a place called. 9. The Friar gives Juliet a to fake her death and prevent her from marrying. 10. Juliet awakes from her sleep to find Romeo dead and kills herself with a.

8 Task 3: Descriptive Writing Imagine you are a character from the play. Write a soliloquy exploring that character s feelings about their experiences and relationships in the play. You must use: 5x adjectives 2x similes 1x metaphor 1x hyperbole A soliloquy is a device whereby a character relates his or her thoughts and feelings to the audience without addressing any of the other characters. It is often when they are alone or think they are alone. Possible ideas: Juliet describing how she feels after her mum and dad saying she has to marry Paris. Why does she feel this way? Lord Capulet talking after the suicides about what he would have done differently in order to stop his daughter killing herself. How would he have stopped the feud? Romeo describing his love for Juliet after the balcony scene and how she is better than Rosaline. Juliet having a teenage rant about her problems with her parents. The ghost of Tybalt explaining why he is so angry with Romeo.

9 Task 4 Analysing language Write three points for each quote from Act 1 below: A) Who said it? B)To whom? C) What is the significance/meaning of the quote? For C, include instances of imagery, metaphors, and other figurative language What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee. Have at thee, coward! A. Tybalt said this B. Said this to Romeo She is the hopeful lady of my earth. But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart, My will to her consent is but a part. And she agreed, within her scope of choice Lies my consent and fair according voice C. Uses repetition of hate to emphasise his strong feelings OR The short dramatic sentence highlights his violent nature and desire to fight. Did my heart love till now, Forswear it sight! For it sight! For I ne er saw true beauty till this night My only love, sprung from my only hate!

10 Task 5 Writing Practise Choose two questions to answer one at your target level and one that will challenge you. 1. Research arranged marriages do you agree or disagree with it? Give reasons (level 3) 2. Produce a modern dialogue between either Juliet or the nurse or Romeo and Friar Lawrence discussing the problem of falling in love with the enemy (level 4) 3. Produce a front page article for the tabloid newspaper, Verona Times, reporting on the deaths of Mercutio and Tybalt, what caused it and Romeo s banishment (level 5) 4. Write the final scene for the play after Romeo and Juliet s deaths. Use a dialogue form and stage directions. You can base it on any aspect or characters in the play (level 6)

11 Review Sheet WWW: My teacher s feedback EBI: Effort : Level: My feedback I thought I did very well on task(s) because For my next project I need to work on English skill:

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