1st Edition

Advanced Placement Classroom King Lear

By R. Brigham Lambert Copyright 2012
    242 Pages
    by Routledge

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    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.

    King Lear is a user-friendly guide to teaching one of Shakespeare's classic plays and includes field-tested and proven methods for assigning daily interpretive readings, leading intriguing seminar discussions, and connecting the play to modern-day poetry and social media platforms, plus many more resources for enhancing the study of Shakespeare in Advanced Placement and pre-AP courses.

    Grades 7-12

    Acknowledgments Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Why Teach King Lear? Chapter 3 Reading King Lear Chapter 4 Understanding King Lear Chapter 5 Performing King Lear Chapter 6 Talking About King Lear Chapter 7 Writing About King Lear Glossary Appendix A Notations on King Lear’s Literary Devices References Resources for Further Study About the Author Common Core State Standards Alignment


    A National Board Certified Teacher and a Virginia Department of Education Teacher-as-Leader, Lampert has been nominated for several national commendations, including a 2008 Nobel Educator of Distinction selection by the National Society of High School Scholars and a 2006 Disney Teacher Award.