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Shakespearean Soliloquy Fluency: A Close Reading and Analysis of "To be or not to be"

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Hamlet's famous soliloquy (Act III, scene i) gets the close reading treatment in a group of skill building exercises. Assuming the role of a WWE wrestler, a kindergarten teacher, ninja assassin, and others, learners deliver a line from...
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Shakespearean Comedy on Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This lesson will focus on the aspects of Shakespeare's comedy that become more evident in performance. By viewing clips of the same Shakespeare scene in different film versions, high schoolers have the opportunity to engage in a close...
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Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read texts, view film and video and conduct research in an analysis and comparison of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and the Kabuki piece "Chushingura". They focus their analysis on the theme of revenge.
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Ophelia, Gertrude, and Regicide - Hamlet II

For Students 11th - 12th
In Part Two of a video course in Hamlet, narrator John Green looks at the gender dynamics in the play. He presents Ophelia and Gertrude as powerful characters and argues that these women do have options that affect the course of the...
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Suits of Woe: Grief and Loss in Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
“Thou know’st ‘tis common; all that lives must die/Passing through nature to eternity.” Grief, and the response to grief and loss, is the focus of a series of activities that uses Hamlet as a launchpad. Groups examine Act I, scene ii to...
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Characterization in Hamlet

For Students 10th - 12th
Before you start Hamlet with your class, provide your class with this two-page graphic organizer. Then, as your class reads the play, they can record character traits and specific quotes as they develop characters like Hamlet, Queen...
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Hamlet's State of Mind

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Analyze various excerpts from Hamlet and read articles to develop an argument about his sanity. Middle and high schoolers write an argument essay defending whether or not they believe Hamlet is insane. You could modify this assignment...
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Hamlet Interpretation Movie

For Teachers 12th
Bridge the gap between the past and the present by having your 12th graders reenact scenes from Hamlet. They can choose to add a modern twist or perform an interpretation; it's a project that gives them autonomy and responsibility....
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Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Young scholars research the social context of Elizabethan England for Shakespeare's "Hamlet". They identify cultural influences on the play focusing on the theme of revenge and then analyze and compare film interpretations of the play.
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Quotes from Hamlet

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Match the speaker to the quote from Hamlet. Each question is multiple-choice and gives the quote with four people to choose from. With not necessarily the most well-known quotes, this quiz is a little more challenging.
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Ghosts, Murder, and More Murder - Hamlet Part I

For Students 11th - 12th
"Words, words, words." Part I of a two-part course in Hamlet focuses on the changes Shakespeare made in his version of the old Danish tale and the reasons he might have made these changes. In particular, the narrator examines Hamlet’s...
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Close Reading

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders read and study Hamlet. Then they are introduced to close reading as a means of understanding what is being read--not only understanding the printed word, but also the nuances and connotations of language as it is used by...
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Hamlet Word Search

For Students 10th - 12th
If you're looking for a quick time filler, pass out this instructional activity. High schoolers find the names of the characters introduced in Hamlet in a word search. An answer page is not provided, but it appears to be challenging as...
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Hamlet Anticipation Guide

For Students 7th - 12th
Here's a short anticipation guide for Hamlet. Before reading the text, learners will mark the things they believe will happen in the text. Then, after they read, they will revisit the guide to see what actually happened. 
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Shakespeare 2000

For Teachers 12th Standards
Young thespians can try their hand at writing a script and acting out a scene, while gaining a deeper understanding of the universal topics presented in Shakespeare's wide array of plays. Begin the instructional activity by conducting a...
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Literary Response and Analysis Theme Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Analyze the central idea or literary theme found in a series of quotes from the Shakespearean play, Hamlet. For literary analysis, learners paraphrase excerpts from the play and then identify the characters' motivations for their speech.
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Hamlet by William Shakespeare

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Even younger kids can understand Shakespeare. Help clear up the confusion surrounding the events in Shakespeare's Hamlet with this easy-to-follow presentation. It provides a basic overview of the issues Hamlet faces throughout the play...
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Shakespearean Puns

For Students 8th - 12th
Tickle your funny bone with a learning exercise that presents five famous puns drawn from Shakespeare's Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Much Ado About Nothing. Readers identify the play on words as a homographic or homophonic...
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"Goodnight, Sweet Prince"- A Hamlet Quiz: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Check for understanding of Shakespeare's classic play Hamlet using this 25 question multiple choice quiz from Fun Trivia. This quiz asks young literature scholars to recall information about the plot, characters and quotes from the play....
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The Melancholy Dane: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In a unique twist on the standard Fun Trivia Quiz, this 10-question quiz provides the test taker with famous lines spoken by Hamlet and asks him to identify to whom they were said. Content combines quote analysis, character analysis, and...
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One-on-One with Hamlet: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Studying Hamlet in your class? This helpful resource provides ten questions on plot understanding and quote identification. While you might not use this quiz verbatim, you might use the given questions to create your own quiz. Keep in...
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Hamlet: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
Consider this quiz on Hamlet for your class. It includes ten questions that cover characters and quotations from the play. Anyone can make a Fun Trivia Quiz, so look carefully at the content and relevancy of the questions provided....
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"Hamlet" Do you know the text?: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 10th - 12th
While this short quiz is not well designed, it may be useful for generating your own reading comprehension questions on William Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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Easy Hamlet Quiz: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
The title says it all. If you want a very simple reading comprehension quiz on this important Shakespeare play, this resource is for you.