The New Classroom Shakespeare approach provides multiple access points for engaging with Shakespeare's plays. Detailed understanding of the text is the foundation of further study and is the basis of the New Classroom Shakespeare approach.
Activities springing from the text are wide-ranging and varied; they include written responses, group work presentations and computer-based technology opportunities. Multiple intelligences and mixed abilities are catered for in this flexible, easy-to-use text.
The New Classroom Shakespeare series is a practical approach to teaching and learning Shakespeare's greatest plays for secondary schools. Each title contains:
* A short story version of the play
* The original play
* A modern language version of the play
* Pre-reading material, including information on Shakespeare's life, Elizabethan theatre and character outlines
* Classroom activities looking at theme, plot, language, character and dramatic techniques
* Assessment tasks
* Assessment sheets