8th Grade Reviews Romeo and Juliet with Breakout Boxes


Jaci Mennetti, Staff Writer

Mrs. Osterman’s 8th-grade literature class is reading the highly popular tragedy written by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet. Breakout boxes are similar to escape rooms. The students solved the breakout boxes based on their knowledge of the play. They were given several clues in order to determine codes to open locks. After they got so many locks unlocked they were ultimately able to open the final box. This activity really gave them a chance to think!