Romeo and Juliet: Study Guide for GCSE (first teaching 2015)

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Leave no stone unturned when studying Romeo and Juliet with this brilliantly comprehensive guide.

Students will be prepared for any question with detailed yet accessible analysis, regular tasks, and engaging features such as a table of key relationships.

An excellent source of support and extended study. The resource is so thorough and precise... Allows the teacher to ensure they cover all aspects of the text. S Owen, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer
  1. Walkthrough – Build understanding of the chosen text with insightful and relevant commentary and analysis. All scenes are concisely summarised, then examined in detail.
  2. Whole-text Analysis – Explores: Characterisation • Relationships • Setting • Themes • Ideas and Messages • Language • Form • Structure • Context
  3. Indicative Content – Ensures all key content is covered. Great support for busy teachers!

Plus!

  • Student-friendly plot summary
  • Key term glossary
  • Further reading
  • Original illustrations

Woven into the analysis throughout you will find:

  • Discussion prompts to encourage debate and individual interpretation
  • Active learning tasks to deepen understanding
  • Extended essay questions for excellent exam practice

Includes suggested answers to relevant tasks.

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (1562)
“Excellent, with thorough guidance and knowledge of the play. I liked the plot, language analysis and dramatic impact with examples. It enables teachers to study the plot of the play with specific references to the Assessment Objectives... [these] are clearly stated and adhered to with work sheets to ensure that targets are met. A detailed resource... very useful for teaching Romeo and Juliet.” - S Fallon, English Teacher and Independent Reviewer
“An excellent source of support and extended study. The resource is so thorough and precise that it allows teachers to select the key scenes or specific characters they want to focus on in detail... Allows the teacher to ensure they cover all aspects of the text. Each scene has plot, context, analysis of language, and dramatic impact where necessary. The range [of activities] gives pupils of all abilities a chance to engage with the material.” - S Owen, Second in English Department and Independent Reviewer