An explanation of what the word ‘interpretation’ means and some examples of how Baz Luhrmann has interpreted Romeo and Juliet in his film version. This will support the students in their extension work, which involves exploring the contrasts between the play and the film.
The lesson sequence that this presentation fits within can be found here: http://waugh8.www.edutronic.net/category/shakespeare/
Some students captured Mr Waugh presenting a 5 minute discussion on the action of Fate in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The whole learning sequence can be found here: http://waugh9.www.edutronic.net/category/reading/shakespeare/