Reading Strategy • Reading Shakespearean Drama
While you read a Shakespearean drama, it is important to keep track of what happens and when. The events in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet take place in less than one week. All of the events in Act One take place on the first day, Sunday.
Directions: Use this chart to keep track of the main events that take place on this dramatic day. One event has been recorded for you. • SUNDAY Morning A street brawl breaks out between servants of two rival families, the Capulets and the Montagues. Afternoon Evening