- Create a new folder; call it RJ.
- Add four pages: main.htm, wq.htm, letter.htm,
- Add a link in your webfolio to the RJ/main.htm
- On the main page, put a heading like "Amy's Romeo
and Juliet Web Project."
- On the main page, put a link back to your
- On the main page, put links to the other three
pages in this folder.
- On the wq.htm, letter.htm, and pers.htm pages,
put a link back to the main.htm page.
- Each page needs a heading.
- Create a color scheme that is easy to read.
- Web Quest:
Follow the directions on that page (updated 4/28/08).
- Letter: Follow
the directions on that page.
- Do a third activity of your choice. Follow
the directions (given below) for whichever activity you choose.
- Personal Reaction: Write an
expository paragraph in
which you react to (give your opinion) some aspect of the drama. For
example, you could write about the characters, the setting, the themes,
the ideas, the language, or anything else that comes to mind. Make sure
your paragraph is unified, that it sticks to one main idea and that you
support that idea fully with reasons, examples, explanations, or other
details. Review the expository paragraph guidelines you learned earlier
- Your Favorite Lines: Using
example as a model, create your own list of favorite lines. Set your
table up like mine. You need to have a minimum of five quotations for
- My Perfect Mate: Complete the Perfect Mate
activity (you do one and your parents do the other). Then
the results of that activity and the similarities and differences in
your thinking. Begin this activity with a background paragraph that
explains what Perfect Mate is all about. Get this activity from your
- Translate a Passage: Choose any soliloquy
of more than ten lines and translate the Elizabethan English into
something more contemporary. Put the original passage in the left side
of a two column table and your translation in the right. Since the play
is online, you may be able to find your passage to copy and paste;
otherwise, you must type it very carefully, word for word. Your
translation must be in corresponding lines as much as possible. In other
words, your translation still looks like poetry, even if it doesn't
rhyme. Your updated version should be no longer than the original. Want
a look at an interesting translation of the entire play? Check out this
- Movie Time: Watch the newer version of
Romeo and Juliet with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes and write an
essay in which you compare it with the Franco Zeffirelli version that we
watch. Write about what is different, what is the same, and what you
liked and didn't like about each movie. You will have to watch the other
movie on your own time.
Due Date: See your teacher's calendar.