Archive for April, 2011
Change the ending of Romeo and Juliet. Change the events so that the play does not end in a double suicide. Pick up the story after their wedding. What happens with Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio, Tybalt? How did they find out about the marriage and how did they react? Put your new ending in the comment box below. [...]
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Before we began reading/viewing Romeo and Juliet, we took a survey. This survey consisted of questions designed to allow the students an opportunity to see the diffences in their views with the characters of the play. Romeo and juliet survey results View more presentations from VR Burton
As part of our Romeo and Juliet Unit, we will be creating insults and compliments using the Victorian style of language. Here are some of our insults
As part of our study of the play, Romeo and Juliet, I gave the class some phrases in Shakespeare speak and had them to translate them in to modern language. Next we will create Shakespearean insults and compliments.
About this talk How many poets could cram eBay, Friendster and Monster.com into 3-minute poem worthy of a standing ovation? Enjoy Rives’ unique talent. About Rives Storyteller and poet Rives is the star of the new special “Ironic Iconic America.” A regular on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, he’s the co-host of the upcoming TEDActive simulcast [...]
TEDxTeen 2010 – P-Star PERF from We Are Family Foundation on Vimeo. Priscilla Star Diaz, known to her fans as P-Star, is one of the stars of the hit series The Electric Company on PBS Kids Go. In her role as Jessica Ruiz, P-Star’s singing and acting skills are featured in all 40 episodes [...]
TEDxTeen 2010 – Simon Cohen from We Are Family Foundation on Vimeo. Simon Cohen is a media ethics maverick. Founder and Managing Director of global tolerance, Simon has worked directly with HH Dalai Lama, HRH The Prince of Wales, Desmond Tutu, Gandhi’s grandson, Karen Armstrong and even Wallace & Gromit!
TEDxTeen 2010 – Sejal Hathi from We Are Family Foundation on Vimeo. Sejal Hathi is a freshman at Yale University studying biology and international relations. An avid social entrepreneur, Sejal founded the international nonprofit Girls Helping Girls at age 15 and, as CEO, has since helped train and mentor thousands of girls worldwide to incubate [...]
TEDxTeen 2010 – Jennifer Corriero from We Are Family Foundation on Vimeo. Jennifer has a BA (Liberal Studies) with a focus on Business, Communications, Technology and Culture and a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University. Jennifer is co-founder and Executive Director of TakingITGlobal, a non-profit organization…