Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: The Prologue

In this lesson, we will be introduced to the play 'Romeo and Juliet' and we will begin to explore the central themes within this text. Our focus for the lesson will be engaging closely with the opening of the play, starting with the Prologue. This lesson covers references to violence and to suicide. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - The Prologue

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Q1.What is the definition of a 'Prologue'?

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Q2.Who performs the Prologue in Romeo and Juliet?

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Q3.What are the two central themes of Romeo and Juliet?

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Q4.Which of these key details is revealed to the audience in the Prologue?

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Q5.Which of these is a good explanation for why Shakespeare used a Prologue?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - The Prologue

Now you have completed the lesson content for today, have a go at the following quiz which will assess your understanding of the content that we have covered together! Good luck!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the definition of a 'Prologue'?

1/5

Q2.Who performs the Prologue in Romeo and Juliet?

2/5

Q3.What are the two central themes of Romeo and Juliet?

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Q4.Which of these key details is revealed to the audience in the Prologue?

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Q5.Which of these is a good explanation for why Shakespeare used a Prologue?

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