Romeo and Juliet Act 2, scene 1 & 2


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1. Slide
60 seconds
In Act 2, Romeo and Juliet secretly marry despite their families' feud The Nurse helps arrange the marriage in secret Friar Lawrence is selfishly motivated to help the two teenagers get marries.
Romeo and Juliet Act 2
2. Word cloud
60 seconds
Scene 1- What method is Mercutio using to try to get Romeo to show himself?
3. Poll
20 seconds
What does "he jests at scars that never felt a wound" mean?
  • he is being a jerk
  • he makes fun of me but doesn't know how I feel
  • he's never been in love, how can he make fun of me?
4. Word cloud
120 seconds
In two words, how would you describe the relationship between Romeo and Juliet?
5. Slide
60 seconds
Families' Feud: A long-standing conflict between two families, in Romeo and Juliet's case, the Montague and Capulet families. The Nurse: A kind-hearted servant of the Capulet family who helps arrange Romeo and Juliet's secret marriage. Selfishness- Exemplified in each character in Act 2.
6. Slide
60 seconds
Act 2 contains one of Shakespeare's most famous lines: 'What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' 'Wherefore art thou Romeo?' is one of the most famous quotes from Romeo and Juliet, but Juliet actually says 'Wherefore art thou banished?'
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7. Open question
240 seconds
'What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." What is Juliet trying to say about names?
8. Word cloud
60 seconds
How is Juliet going to get details about her wedding?
9. Poll
20 seconds
What lessons is FL trying to teach in his opening soliloquy?
  • People should study botany.
  • People's power lies in herbs and flowers.
  • Flowers have good and bad purposes
  • People are like flowers & have both good & bad in them.
10. Open question
150 seconds
The metaphor Friar Lawrence uses about people and flowers indicated that, like flowers, people are not inherently good or bad but have the "two kings encamped" within them. Do you agree or disagree, why?
11. Open question
240 seconds
Draw / write: What were Friar Lawrence's motivation for helping Ro and Julie to marry?
12. Word cloud
90 seconds
Draw / write: What does Juliet's relationship with her parents indicate about how she views authority?

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