Everybody know the most famous English writer of all time, Shakespeare. Just as famous as Shakespeare is his dramatic love story, Romeo and Juliet. But, reading R&J nowadays is like trying to read the original Don Quijote.
Our assignment / project / speaking assessment (see rubric in your packet!) is to re-write the well known balcony scene, using current language and a current situation for forbidden love.
Watch the balcony scene below and check out this really helpful website that explains what Romeo and Juliet are saying.