Romeo and Juliet Unit Study

This Romeo and Juliet Unit Study (a 47-minute video workshop) is a fun way to be introduced to Shakespeare's plays, with plenty of hands-on learning activities:

  • Hear a synopsis of the story of Romeo and Juliet, with some ideas for discussion.
  • Find out what events were happening during this time period.
  • Re-enact famous scenes from Romeo and Juliet.
  • Make a simple cap with a feather, and observe how to wear simple Shakespearean costumes.
  • Be successful in putting together a Globe theater model, if you purchase an inexpensive paper model.
  • Put on a fun puppet show, making fun of Romeo and Juliet.
  • Find out which books we have enjoyed about Shakespeare.
  • Creative writing assignment ideas.
  • Craft tutorial: how to make gorgeous, textured masquerade ball masks.