Author: R. Brigham Lampert
Product Code: 22X
ISBN: 9781593633226
Pages: 224
Availability: In stock.

Part of Prufrock’s new series for the upper level classroom, Advanced Placement Classroom: Romeo and Juliet is a user-friendly guide to teaching one of Shakespeare’s classic plays. Featuring more than 50 reproducible pages to supplement student projects, debates, and writings, this guide teaches students to consider new perspectives on the traditional tale. Teachers can implement day-to-day study of the play with intriguing journal prompts, introduce challenging critical thinking with lessons that put Juliet’s nurse and Friar Lawrence on mock trial for their role in bringing together the lovers, and much more.

Prufrock’s new line of innovative teaching guides is designed to engage students with creative learning activities that ensure Advanced Placement success. The Teaching Success Guide for the Advanced Placement Classroom series helps teachers motivate students above and beyond the norm by introducing investigative, hands-on activities including debates, role-plays, experiments, projects, and more, all based on Advanced Placement and college-level standards for learning.

Grades 7–12


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Review: Gifted Child Today - December 1, 2009
As part of a new series for upper level classroom instruction, Advanced Placement Classroom: Romeo and Juliet is a teaching guide for presenting Shakespeare's classic play in an engaging, innovative format. Author R. Brigham Lampert has created more than 50 supplemental activities for Romeo and Juliet, including debates, journal writing prompts and critical thinking tasks, in order to encourage higher level analysis by the students. Also included are multiple interpretations of the play and photos of Renaissance-era constructions used to develop the students' understanding of the time period when this story took place. Each activity is based on Advanced Placement and college-level standards for learning. This guide will encourage creative and critical thinking as well as in-depth investigation of one of the most well-known plays in history.
Review by: Megan Lynn Isaac, VOYA - December 1, 2009
The intellectually rigorous quality of the materials make the book valuable. Even instructors focusing on other Shakespearean plays will likely find inspiring and innovative ideas to borrow from Lampert’s rich set of pedagogical practices.

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