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Romeo and Juliet Murder Mystery

A flexible schedule class that teaches kids the plot and characters of "Romeo and Juliet," in the context of a detective story where you solve the mystery of the young lovers' deaths.
Paul H. The Shakespearean Student
48 total reviews for this teacher
New class
year olds
learners per class

Charged upfront
Flexible schedule
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings

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Class Experience

The activities will enrich the student(s)' understanding of the plot and characters of "Romeo and Juliet" using the format of a murder mystery In addition, the students will learn the methods practiced by detectives, investigators, and forensic scientists when they solve real crimes including toxicology, fingerprint analysis, CSI, and interrogation techniques.
The students will turn in their attached handout to receive a small certificate congratulating the detective for solving the case.
-A short handout outlining each activity, which will provide hints in case the student(s) need them, will be provided in PDF and Word format. -Students will also receive a detective case file, that will serve as their notes as they record their discoveries through the mystery. This case fill will also serve as a convenient handout to remind them of the characters and plot of "Romeo and Juliet."
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
Since suicide is mentioned in the play, it is described in class. There are a few cartoon images of fake blood (like on the class poster image), but there are no graphic images or videos of any kind of crime. 

Tools used:
- Nearpod
- YouTube
-Google Sites


Paul H. The Shakespearean Student
Lives in the United States
Teacher, lecturer, actor, astronomer, and technology specialist
48 total reviews
82 completed classes

About Me

I specialize in Shakespeare and Astronomy, having worked in theater for over 10 years, and for two years as a professional astronomy assistant. I teach courses in Shakespeare Appreciation and Shakespearean acting, as well as basic astronomy for... 
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