Monday, May 5, 2014


Watch and read Act I.i.1-247
Complete a 5-sentence outline for Act I, scene i

Sample outline:

1. Two servants from the Capulets begin a street fight with a servant of the Montagues.
2. Benvolio (Montague) tries to stop the fight; Tybalt (Capulet) makes the situation worse.
3. Prince Escalus stops the fight--he threatens that anyone who disturbs the peace again will be killed, and he orders Lord Capulet and Lord Montague to discuss this further, later that day.
4. In the aftermath, Lord Montague asks Benvolio about the fight, and they talk about why Romeo has been so sad lately. Benvolio promises to find out the reason.
5. (complete for homework)

HW: Finish reading Act I scene i and complete the fifth sentence of your outline.

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