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Romeo & Juliet Web Lesson

Romeo & Juliet Web Lesson

Author: Rachel Frontera

Romeo and Juliet Web Lesson

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California Common Core State Standard & Objective

ELA RL 9.7: Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two or more different artistic mediums.

Objective: Analyze the differences between the depiction of Mercutio's death in no fewer than two versions of Romeo and Juliet.

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Romeo + Juliet (1996 version)

“R&J Act 3 Sc 1 Mercutio dies” YouTube, uploaded by Kimberly Clark, 15 March 2015.

Source: Original Film Citation: William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. Directed by Baz Luhrman, performances by Leonardo DiCaprio, John Leguizamo, and Harold Perrineau, 20th Century Fox, 1996.

Romeo & Juliet (1968 version)

“Mercutio dies (Zeffirelli)” YouTube, uploaded by Two Words One Stage, 2 August 2016.

Source: Original Film Citation: Romeo & Juliet. Directed by Franco Zeffirelli, performances by Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, BHE Films, 1968.

Romeo and Juliet (Stratford Festival 2013 Stage Version)

“Romeo and Juliet | Tybalt and Mercutio Fight | Stratford Festival 2013” YouTube, uploaded by Stratford Festival, 14 May 2014.

The Big Question:

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The Big Question