Shakespeare R&J
1 / 18
Slide 1: Tekstslide
DramaMiddelbare schoolhavoLeerjaar 1

In deze les zitten 18 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 4 videos.

time-iconLesduur is: 30 min

Onderdelen in deze les

Shakespeare R&J

Slide 1 - Tekstslide


  • Take a closer look at the work of Shakespeare through the play of Romeo & Juliet
     (practising language skills, video & discussion)
  • Start the assignment of this week
    'Tragic love dialogue'

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Romeo & Juliet

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

What do you already know about Romeo and Juliet

Slide 4 - Open vraag

Lesson Goals
In this lesson, we are going to watch a video about Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. 
By the end of the lesson you will be able to:
  1.  Understand the story 
  2. Be able to discuss whether you think the story of Romeo and Juliet is relevant to life today
  3. Start the assignment of this week

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Does anyone know what the problem was in Romeo and Juliet's relationship? 

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Forbidden love 2023

Slide 7 - Woordweb

Match the vocabulary with the correct definition a–h with the numbers 1-8
1........ to take place
2........ to step in
3........ to be keen for something
4........ lifeless
5........ in disguise
6............. poison
7........ a priest
8........ a tomb
a. to really want something happen
c. wearing different clothes so that people don’t know who you are 
d. a minister of the church who performs ceremonies, like marriage e. to get involved under the ground or inside a stone building to bury a dead person
g. dead
h. a substance that causes illness or death

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Slide 9 - Video

Juliet wakes up, sees Romeo dead and kills herself.
Romeo thinks Juliet is really dead. He takes poison.

Romeo and Juliet meet and fall in love.

Juliet takes a drug to make people think she’s dead.
The two families make peace.
Romeo and Juliet secretly get married.
The Montagues and the Capulets hate each other.

Slide 10 - Sleepvraag

Balcony scene
  • The so-called balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet is probably Shakespeare's most famous scene.
  • In this scene, where Romeo and Juliet meet at night, they declare their love for each other and decide to get married...
even though their families are in a fight together and will never allow the marriage.

We are going to watch three different versions of this famous scene....

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Slide 12 - Video

Slide 13 - Video

Slide 14 - Video

Tragic love
The love of Romeo & Juliet is called a 'tragic love'. Tragic love means a love does not go smoothly and/or ends up bad. It could end in a break up or even in death (like in the story of R&J). 

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

This weeks assignment:

'Tragic Love scene'

Work out a tragic love scene in groups of 4. 

Decide on the 5 w's 
Who:     characters (each character has a name, other than your own) 

What:    the tragic love conflict; what is the problem in your scene?

Why:      why is this a tragic love?

Where:  location of the performance  

When:   time 


Slide 16 - Tekstslide

Also think about...

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Good luck!

Slide 18 - Tekstslide