Part of Prufrock's new series for the upper level classroom, Advanced Placement Classroom: Hamlet allows teachers to take a fresh approach on one of Shakespeare's most famous plays, by moving beyond basic history and memorization of quotes. Students will study cultural variations of the Hamlet story, recreate the tale's events in a news show format, rewrite scenes using modern-day perspectives, and create their own blogs to discuss the play's relationship to contemporary life.Chapter 4 presented several journal/ discussion prompts growing out of close reading, and those are just the tip of the ... Certainly, as Jim Burke (1999) asserted, the best English classrooms are built around conversations, and it is through ... test questions or essay topics, but discussion is a great mode of prewriting, and AP students need frequent skill building in responding to literature through writing.
|Author||:||Timothy J. Duggan|
|Publisher||:||PRUFROCK PRESS INC. - 2008|