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West Side Story Comp

West Side Story Comprehension and Background Fill-in

West Side Story is based on __________________, a play written by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet
Maria falls in love with _________________, a member of the rival gang. Tony (Wyzek last name)
The setting of West Side Story is _______________________________ _____________________________________. west side of Manhattan, New York City
_____________ is the person who kills Bernardo during the rumble Tony (Wyzek last name)
_____________ delivers the news that Tony killed Bernardo. Anita
Name the two gang members and their gang affiliation who were killed during the rumble Bernardo is a shark Riff is a Jet
What did the Jets throw into the PR grocery? Stink bomb or smoke bomb
What country did Maria and Bernardo come from? Puerto Rico
Who did the Sharks jump at the movie theatre? Baby John
Who did Riff(Leader of the Jets) want to take to the war council? Bernardo (Leader of the Sharks)
Why did Tony quit the Jets? To get a job and make his mom happy
Why didn't Maria like her dress? It was an old confirmation dress
How did Riff insult the Sharks at the dance? He refused to dance with Anita (Bernardo's girl friend)
Who did Tony fall in love with at the dance? Maria (Bernardo's sister)
Where did the Jets and the Sharks decide to meet for their war council? The Coffee Pot
Who was going to represent the Jets and the Sharks? Bernardo and Diesel
What did Riff and Bernardo both hide in their pockets before the rumble? Knives
Who interrupted the fight between Diesel and Bernardo? Tony (Wyzek last name)
Why did Riff get stabbed by Bernardo? Tony distracted Riff
What sound did Maria associate with death? Sirens
What did Chino find behind the bathtub in Bernardo's apartment? Gun
What was Maria's initial reaction to Tony interrupting her in prayer? Maria hit him
Why doesn't Tony want to marry Maria anymore? He killed her brother.
Why does Maria say that Tony should not die even though Riff and Bernardo did? Tony changed his life around and deserves a second chance
Where was Maria supposed to meet Tony if she wanted to go away with him? Doc's Pharmacy/Drug Store
Where was Maria taken so she could not meet Tony? the police station
What did A-Rab do to Anita when she went to Doc's Pharmacy? they attacked her
What did Anita tell A-Rab and Diesel to tell Tony before leaving Doc's Pharmacy? She would not meet him at Doc's Pharmacy/Drug Store
Why was Tony searching for Chino? He wanted Chino to kill him (Tony)
Who tried to save Tony from Chino? Anybodys
This story reminds me of what play by Shakespeare? Romeo and Juliet
_____________ delivers the news that Tony killed Bernardo. Chino
Created by: bugattiboy



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