Romeo and Juliet
You’ll find hundreds of fun and engaging KS4 worksheets, low-stakes quizzes, drama activities, games, assessment and exam practice resources to support your teaching of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Our Romeo & Juliet teaching resources are designed to suit the learning needs of young people of all attainment levels.
Develop GCSE English Literature students' understanding of the play's plot and key themes as well as Shakespearean stagecraft and language through close textual analysis of key scenes and speeches. Explore the Elizabethan context of the play, Shakespeare’s life and theatre and other Shakespeare’s plays to help students to understand how contemporary audiences would have reacted to his tragedy.
You’ll find worksheets on a range of key early scenes such as Act 1 Scene 1 and Act 2 Scene 2’s celebrated soliloquy when Romeo’s love for Juliet is revealed (the balcony scene) as well as the death of Tybalt and Romeo’s banishment.
Explore the end of the play and its tragic denouement for the ‘star-crossed lovers’, with Romeo’s death followed by Juliet’s death, and consider the role of different characters in the play, including the Nurse, Rosaline, Friar Laurence, Benvolio, Mercutio, Lord Capulet, Lady Capulet, Lord Montague and the Prince of Verona.
Our popular GCSE teaching packs, Romeo and Juliet and Revising Romeo and Juliet will save time on planning with fresh ideas for approaching the teaching and revision of the play and detailed lesson plans with supporting resources, powerpoints and exam-style questions for all exam boards.