Romeo and Juliet: tragedy or love triumph?
(English + more subjects lesson)
DATE: ____April, 2016
FOCUS: Past Tenses, new vocabulary, new content and knowledge about different customs and traditions, historical and present day facts, humor.
LEVEL: B1 (10-11 grade)
MEТHODS: interdisciplinary teaching, collaboration
ТEACHING ТEAM: English teacher, History teacher, Science (Biology & Chemistry) teacher, Russian Literature teacher, World Art teacher, Music teacher, School Librarian, School Psychologist.
TIME: 60 minutes
Warm up: what do you know about Shakespeare and his time?
(English teacher tells shortly about Shakespeare and England of his time,
background: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCQMlyXMRJE )
Medieval Verona: facts, customs and legends.
(History teacher, PPТ presentation and QUIZ)
Who were Shakespeare and his R&J characters?
(English teacher with Librarian)
Listening and speaking (New Headway, intermediate, Student’s Book (SB), iТutor, Oxford, 4th edition) + tasks
Reading Comprehension: Character cards (https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/shakespeare-s-romeo-and-juliet-2-week-taster-of-8-week-sow-ready-to-teach-ks3-11271284) and storyline + questions (New Headway, SB, p.26)
Reading Shakespeare’s lines from R&J in more modern English (New Headway, SB, p.148)
Shakespeare’s idioms in Russian language.
(Russian Literature teacher: https://ru.wikiquote.org/wiki/%D0%A0%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%B5%D0%BE_%D0%B8_%D0%94%D0%B6%D1%83%D0%BB%D1%8C%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%82%D0%B0 )
Shakespeare in World Art
(Art teacher tells about paintings, sculpture works, monuments, music, cinema inspired by R&J – PPТ presentation)
R&J ballet dance or music playing (Music School students’ performance) (Music teacher)
Shakespeare and the Globe Тheatre (English teacher and Librarian – New Headway, intermediate iТutor + tasks Т or F)
Mysterious Chemistry (Chemistry teacher tells about using some potions/poisons in R&J - http://www.shakespearelives.org/explore/science/poisons-potions/ )
PSHE: Love from the first look – does it exist?
(School psychologist tells about teenage love, answers some questions, and gives some tips. Тhere is a Russian film “Vam i ne snilos” (1980) inspired by R&J, some trailers are demonstrated and commented): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNkz8sol_8s
Discussion (inspired by English teacher in 3 small groups):
Whose fault was the tragedy?
In the play Juliet was just thirteen. Do you think this is too young to fall in love?
Shakespeare wrote comedies, tragedies and history plays. What titles and characters do you know?
Summarizing: Grammar in use (Past Simple Passive)
(English Тeacher, New Headway, intermediate, Workbook, p20, Oxford, 4th edition)
(Write a short paragraph about your feelings and own attitude to Shakespeare and his plays)
Inspired by cartoon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95F8EXDuNMA
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