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Act II Romeo and Juliet 2011. Act II Day One: Lesson Overview Bell Ringer/Flashback Grammar Scheduling*** (B) Skill Focus: Personification and Hyperbole.

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1 Act II Romeo and Juliet 2011

2 Act II Day One: Lesson Overview Bell Ringer/Flashback Grammar Scheduling*** (B) Skill Focus: Personification and Hyperbole Assign Roles Read Romeo and Juliet Act II scenes I & II Activity: Charades

3 Bell Ringer #7: (A) 2/1 & (B) 2/2 Write down the definition of the following terms and give your own examples of each! 1. What is a simile? 2. What is a metaphor? 3. What is a soliloquy?

4 Grammar: Capitalization Rules Rule #1: Capitalize all proper nouns. A proper nouns is the name of a specific person, place, or thing. Example: Eastin Drive, Kentucky, Atlantic Ocean, February, Thanksgiving. Rule #2: Capitalize geographic names: cities, states, mountains, rivers, countries, bodies of water, islands, landforms, roads, and highways. Sections of the country should be capitalized, but not compass directions. Example: New Orleans, Louisiana, Rocky Mountains, Austria, Nile River. Rule #3: Capitalize the names of historical events, documents, organizations, and periods of time. Example: World War II, Declaration of Independence, NASA, Renaissance Rule # 4: Capitalize the names of language, races, religions, nationalities, and the adjectives derived from them. Example: Italian, Asian, Catholic, Scottish, African art

5 Grammar #7 Capitalize each sentence correctly [be sure to underline what you change]. You must write out the sentence. 1. tanya liked to perform latin american dances. 2. The country of egypt is bordered on the north by the mediterranean sea and on the east by the red sea. 3. abraham lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation during the civil war. 4. Many people in spain speak english, but most canadians do not speak spanish.

6 Notes: Skill Focus Personification: A figure of speech where animals, ideas or inorganic objects are given human characteristics. ◦ Example: “The wind stood up and gave a shout. He whistled on his two fingers.” Hyperbole: An extravagant exaggerated description or statement. Used to increase the effect of a description. ◦ Example: “I’m older than the hills.”

7 Roles for Today: Act II Scenes i, ii (p. 932) Montagues: ◦ Romeo: Romeo ◦ Benvolio: Casey ◦ Mercutio: Ethan Capulet: ◦ Juliet: Sara Other: ◦ Nurse: Emma ◦ Chorus:

8 Stop and Think: Act II Scene i-ii 1. What does Mercutio say about “blind love”? 2. When Juliet appears on her balcony, to what does Romeo compare her? 3. Unaware of his presence, what does Juliet ask Romeo to say? 4. In a sentence or two, explain what Juliet says about names. 5. Juliet asks how Romeo got into her place. The orchard walls are high, and Romeo’s life would be in danger if her relatives were to find him there. What is Romeo’s response to these questions? 6. For what purpose is Juliet is going to send someone to Romeo on the following day?

9 Figurative Language from Act II scene ii 1. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon 2. My ears have not yet drunk a hundred words of thy tongue’s uttering, yet I know the sound 3. With love’s light wings did I o’erperch these walls 4. There lies more peril in thine eyes than twenty of their swords 5. I have night’s cloak to hide me from their eyes 6. It is too rash…like the lightning which doth cease to be ere one can say it lightens 7. This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, may prove a beauteous flower 8. My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep 9. Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books, but love from love toward school with heavy looks

10 Exit Slip Identify THREE TYPES of figurative language we studied today. Write TWO SENTENCES using figurative language. Explain ONE EXAMPLE of dramatic irony from the play thus far.


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