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by William Shakespeare

c. 1593

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare.

In these excerpts from Shakespeare's famed drama Romeo and Juliet, the star-crossed lovers lament the family names that made them mortal enemies.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Identity and Love as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How are we changed by love?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: