Romeo and Juliet Quotes: 12 Important Quotes from Romeo and Juliet

Want to sound smarter (and more romantic) than you really are? Understand these famous quotes from Romeo and Juliet to get an A on your test and impress girls at parties.This list of Romeo and Juliet quotes is no where … [Read more...]

Romeo and Juliet Characters: 14 Important Characters from Romeo and Juliet with Analysis

When you think of Romeo and Juliet characters, think irony.  Things are not always as they seem.Main Characters in Romeo and JulietRomeo Montague - Foolish modern day girls clamor for a modern day Romeo. … [Read more...]

Romeo and Juliet Prologue: Summary, Meaning, and Analysis

You're looking for sad love poems, are you? I'm not sure you can handle the sadness of the Prologue to Romeo and Juliet. Don't think it's sad? Wait until you read this analysis and summary.The Prologue to Romeo and … [Read more...]

Romeo and Juliet Themes: 5 Important Themes in Romeo and Juliet with Analysis

So you've read the play. You've reviewed the events. Now, you want to discuss the five major themes of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet themes include love v. lust, the role of fate, the role of women, love vs. hate, and … [Read more...]

Romeo and Juliet Summary: Short Scene by Scene Summary of Romeo and Juliet

Use these scene summaries from Romeo and Juliet to help you understand the play.Act IThis Romeo and Juliet Summary of Acts I and II is intended to help you follow the play as you read it. It is not a … [Read more...]

Julius Caesar Lesson Plans

I realize the school year has just begun, but it won't be long before even your favorite students will be looking to stab you in the back when you start talking about Shakespeare. These Julius Caesar lesson plans will help … [Read more...]

Who is Friar Lawrence? One Teacher’s Thoughts

Ok, I'll admit I'm a little obsessive when it comes to literary characters. Here's my rant about Friar Lawrence from Romeo and Juliet. I recorded it at Friar Lawrence's cell.This video rant serves as a decent summary of … [Read more...]

Romeo and Juliet Activities: Queen Mab and her Entourage

Mercutio gives one of the great descriptive monologues in all of Shakespeare with his ridiculing of dreams and his description of Queen Mab.Feel free to stop reading now and download the Queen Mab Wanted Poster … [Read more...]

How to Make Romeo and Juliet Easy to Understand and Teach: Scene Summaries and Dialectical Journals

Before you read this incredibly engaging post, be sure to download the Romeo and Juliet Summary Charts with Dialectical Journal Charts.Two classrooms both alike in dignity.In fair Verona High School where is our … [Read more...]

Julius Caesar Summary Worksheets

Just throwing together some stuff for teaching Julius Caesar. It's been a while, so I had to take a look at my Julius Caesar summary--scene by scene. I also created Julius Caesar summary worksheets/graphic organizers to help … [Read more...]