PART: in groups of 3
Form a group of 3 and assign each role: the biographer, the literary
critic and the art reporter.
Talk about what you already know about the topic that you have been assigned.
the "Resources" that have been selected for each role.
4. Follow the instructions
and do the tasks for each of the roles by clicking on the pictures below.
4. After doing
the activities for each role, collect all
the information and pictures that can be useful for your final report.
and analyse the information that you have found. Discuss
within your group what you have got, what you consider more interesting or relevant
and how you are going to organise your work.
Ask about what you do not understand, suggest
including some more information about any other aspects of the biography or the
play that you may find useful or interesting, etc.
Although you can use the vocabulary and expressions in the readings, you have
to use your own words to write
Put everything together and then, everybody in the group reads
and comments on the final report.
To write the final project use the word processor. You should also include
some pictures from the Web.
Don't forget to read the "evaluation sheet"
to know how your work will be evaluated.
PART: in groups of 6 (two of the previous groups have to join together
to form a final theatre company)
Read, compare and comment the two
reports written by the groups now joined to perform the play together. Perhaps
there is something that you missed or some mistakes or errors that can be corrected
before giving the report to your teacher.
Discuss within the group what kind of version
of the play (classical, modern, etc) you would like to present best.
Discuss which character would be more appropriate
to each of the members in the group.
Assign the roles to each one in the group. Some
students may have to perform more than one character.
Select and adapt the text from the playscript
in the graded readers
version of "Romeo and Juliet" that you have read in the classroom.
Study your part, train and perform the play
for your classmates.