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1 Journal #1 - Write about a time when you really wanted to do something, buy something, or go somewhere, and your parents said, “NO!” What was your reaction? Who was right (honestly), you or your parents?

2 Write an entry in which you express your opinion to the following statement. Support your opinion with reasons/examples showing how you agree or disagree with the statement. “Love is worth pursuing at all costs.” Use at least 2 of these words: coincide, eliminate, encounter, highlight, interact. ** Please Record the Homework!!!**

3 Journal # 3: Sometimes feuds or fights continue for many years. Why do you think some people continue to fight and risk everything (injury, death, punishment) even when they often cannot remember what started the fight in the first place? Use at least two of these words: defend, cease, confront, demonstrate, justify, reconcile. **Write down the homework!!!**

4 Journal # 4:Young people in love often face serious obstacles. Write a paragraph in which you explain why people enjoy love stories, whether they end happily or sadly. Use at least two of the following words in your response: enrich, sustain, console, transform, unify. **Record your homework!!**

5 Journal #5: Write an entry in which you express your opinion to the following statement. Support your opinion with reasons/examples showing how you agree or disagree with the statement. “If deception provides enjoyment, it is worth the risk.” Use at least 2 of these words: acquire, anticipate, condemn, contemplate, desire. **Please record the HOMEWORK!!**

6 Journal #6: What character traits best describe Romeo based on the first four scenes of the play (Act 1)? Be sure to include text evidence to support your answer.

7 Journal # 7: Based on the beginning of Act II, do you think Friar Laurence is right to marry Romeo and Juliet without their parent’s knowledge? Why or why not? Explain your answer thoroughly. **Record the Homework!!**

8 Journal #8: Based on Act II, Scene iv, how does the character of the Nurse, fulfill the role of comic relief? Be sure to include text evidence to support your answer.

9 Journal #9: What would it take for you to forgive your worst enemy? What would they have to do, or what would have to happen? Use at least two of these words: alter, cease, confront, disclose, intervene, restore. **Record your homework!!**

10 Journal #10: If you could create your perfect mate (lifelong partner), what would his or her character/personality be like? How would he or she compare to your personality? Use at least two of these words: assert, express, enrich, exemplify, highlight, imitate, sustain. **Record the Homework**

11 Journal #11: Think about both Romeo and Juliet in terms of what qualities they represent. Infer: What might Shakespeare be saying about these qualities? Conclude by exploring which of those qualities you see in yourself. Are you more a Romeo or a Juliet? **Record the homework**

12 Journal #12: Please briefly explain the significant events that occur within Act III (what you were assigned to read). Please explain your reactions to what you have read. **Record the homework**

13 Journal #13: Romeo and Juliet ends in tragedy. Imagine you have the opportunity to change the end of the story. Would you change it? How would you change it? What would specifically happen? Be specific with your description.

14 Journal #14: We are finally to our real last week of school. In a full page entry, please describe to me in detail your favorite experience within this class. Please be specific in your description. Also, please explain to me why this was your favorite experience. **Record the homework**


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