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Free Resources for Romiette & Julio by Sharon Draper

Updated: Feb 21, 2022

Romiette & Julio by Sharon Draper is an amazing book to use with teen readers by itself or as part of an introduction to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. When I first started teaching in 2005, I was told that the 8th graders were supposed to read Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain, The Giver by Lois Lowry, and As You Like It by William Shakespeare. Yikes. I was fresh out of school and was hired in December to teach five sections of 8th grade. Their original teacher did not come back from ma