Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare Drama Unit

Drama Unit | Romeo and Juliet Script| Shakespeare Lesson Plans

ROMEO AND JULIET Drama Unit - NO PREP REQUIRED! This fully detailed, curriculum aligned Drama Unit has 5 x 100 minute detailed Drama Lesson plans exploring Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet through a range of performance techniques. This drama unit comes with everything you need including Script Extracts, Amended Scripts and the full original Romeo and Juliet Play Script. I've done your term planning for you so you and have included detailed instructions so you can implement quality Shakespeare Lessons!

Note on timing: you may like to take some of the Drama Activities slower than indicated. I have jam packed the Drama Unit on purpose (with options for extension activities) so you have plenty of options for dynamic Drama Lessons.

Romeo and Juliet Drama Unit includes

  • 5 x 100 minute detailed Shakespeare Lesson Plans with well explained activities in a well structured sequence

  • Romeo and Juliet Homework Tasks (with homework handouts)

  • Romeo and Juliet Script (nicely formatted in pdf)

  • Romeo and Juliet Amended Scene Extracts (for use in classes)

  • Scene Starter Cards

  • In class Handouts

  • Additional and Extension Activities

KEY VOCABULARY for the Romeo and Juliet Drama Unit 


Shakespeare. Iambic Pentameter. Rhythm. Prose, Drama Cannon. Stage Fighting. Duologue. Imagery. Complex Characters. Interpretation. Climax. Conflict. Prologue. Point of View.

Romeo and Juliet Drama Unit Aims


Students explore Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ through performance. Students will:

  • Use Shakespearean Language

  • Use a variety of Dramatic Conventions

  • Explore Complex Characters

  • Understand the underlying Rhythm of Shakespeare and Iambic Pentameter

  • Learn lines and engage with the Language of Shakespeare

  • Perform Shakespeare in a natural way

  • Understand the structure of the Play

  • Learn about and incorporate choreographed Stage Fighting

  • Perform Duologues

  • Perform Group Scenes

  • Improvise Themed Scenarios

  • Perform the Romeo and Juliet Play Climax

  • Understand the Themes of the Play


US $12.99


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