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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 lesson by conducting a compare and...
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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.
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"Hamlet": To be or not to be?

For Students 11th - 12th
This Fun Trivia online quiz asks 10 basic plot questions about Shakespeare's Hamlet. It does not require critical thinking or analysis.
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Hamlet Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's Hamlet. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Hamlet's Soliloquy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature instructional activity, students use Hamlet's soliloquy for a series of activities. Students match quotes with modern interpretations. Students reflect on and relate to Hamlet's feelings. They also give advice to Hamlet.
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Settlements in Belfast

For Students 6th - 7th
For this Belfast geography worksheet, students arrange the names of places in order by size, color a map, match important dates and events, and write a plan for redeveloping Laganside.
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"Exploring Shakespeare" An Introduction of Character and "Hamlet"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the literary terms "round character" and "characterization" through the play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare. They view and discuss examples of clip art, video, and comic strips, and describe the character traits....
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If I Want Your Advice, I'll Ask for It

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students parody Polonius's speech to his son by writing a script of unsolicited advice which they then deliver to a fellow classmate. They discover that Polonius isn't necessarily original or profound simply because he speaks in iambic...
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Emulating Shakespeare: To Snooze or Not To Snooze

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students reproduce the pattern of one of Shakespeare's soliloquies, but use their own ideas and words to replace the character's. They replace each word with a word of their own that serves the same purpose.They discuss the speaker in a...
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Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students work independently or in small groups to create a word web or other graphic organizer that explores one or more of the following concepts: fate, revenge, ambition, guilt.
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Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover how Shakespeare's play interprets Elizabethan attitudes toward revenge, as reflected in the structure of the Elizabethan revenge tragedy, one of the most popular forms of drama of that era. Students perform certain...
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Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the traditional theatres of Japan, including Bunraku and Kabuki. They draw parallels between Kabuki and Elizabethan theatres and compare interpretations of modern film and video with the original texts.
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Breathing New Life into Old Traditions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the role of ceremonies and other traditions of Native American cultures. They research various Native American nations and create posters that visually depict their research.
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Hamlet Study Guide

For Students 12th
In this book review learning exercise, 12th graders fill in a reading schedule, complete 4 assignments for each chapter and 6 additional assignments at the end of the story.
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Hamlet: Polonius’s Advice to Laertes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this characterization learning exercise, students read the letter written by Polonius to Laertes in Hamlet and interpret the 12 lines in their own words. Students then respond to 5 short answer questions about parental advice.
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Appreciating the Language and Interpreting the Meaning of Hamlet's Soliloquy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars analyze Hamlet's soliloquy, "To be or not to be."  In this Hamlet activity, students define unfamiliar words in the soliloquy and interpret the lines.  Young scholars then read the lines aloud and identify descriptive...
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Remembrance of Yours--Analyzing Characters Using Mementos

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners choose two characters in Hamlet and symbolize the characters with an object, or find an object that the characters might carry. In this Hamlet lesson, students find an object to represent each character they choose. The object...
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Hamlet: Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Hamlet instructional activity, students discuss the foils of Hamlet. Including his "tragic flaw," his possible insanity, and his relationship with Ophelia. Students also analyze the roles of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern and the...
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Hamlet

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Hamlet instructional activity, students watch a summary video about Hamlet and then fill in the blanks to paragraphs about it. Students fill in the blanks and complete multiple choice questions for 34 blanks.
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Hamlet: Quotations

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet worksheet, students read passages from Hamlet and answer the prompts for each one. Prompts include identifying the speaker, describing the context of the quote, and explaining the significance of one of four literary...
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Enter Players: Constructing Character Connections in Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the characters of Hamlet.  In this Shakespearean literature activity, students complete a pre-reading activity designed to improve their familiarity with the characters in the story.  In small groups, high...
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Hamlet Act V, Scene I

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet learning exercise, students complete a series of short answer questions that further their understanding of the text.
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Creative Writing - Hamlet 2

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet worksheet, students assume the role of playwright and create a scene using some of Shakespeare's language. Students must use twenty five vocabulary words and twenty lines of dialogue.
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Hamlet Act IV, Scenes V-VI

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet worksheet, students complete a series of short answer questions that further their understanding of Act IV, Scenes V-VI.
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Hamlet Act IV, Scenes I-IV

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet learning exercise, students complete a series of short answer questions that further their understanding of Act IV, Scenes I-IV.
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Hamlet Act V, Scene II

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet activity, learners complete several short answer questions to further their understanding of Act V, Scene II.
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Hamlet: Act III, Scene I

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet Act III, Scene I questions worksheet, students complete several questions over the specific scene listed in order to advance their understanding of the text.
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Hamlet: Act II

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet Act II questions activity, students complete a series of questions specific to Act II in order to advance their understanding of the play.
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Hamlet: Act I - Act II

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet Act I and II questions activity, students complete a series of questions related to the acts to advance their understanding of the play.
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Hamlet: Act III, Scene III-IV

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet Act III, Scene III-IV questions instructional activity, students complete a series of questions related to the specific scenes in order to advance their understanding of the play.
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"Hamlet" Act I, Scenes I-II

For Students 10th - 12th
In this comprehension worksheet, learners identify 9 characters from the play and answer 11 comprehension questions. Questions include basic recall and higher level thinking.
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Hamlet: Act I, Scenes III-IV

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet Act I, Scenes III-IV worksheet, students answer several questions relating the specific aforementioned scenes in order to advance their comprehension of the text.
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"To Be Or Not To Be" And the VT

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using the online Visual Thesaurus, nascent actors work in groups to analyze and interpret Hamlet's "To Be Or Not To Be" monologue. Individuals then craft a contemporary version of this famous speech and present their adaptation to the...
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Relationship Role Plays

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils connect a scene from a play they are reading to events in their own lives. Working in male/female pairs, students act out a scene from "Hamlet." Pairs work to role play a scene as an extension of the one they have read, using...
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You Should Not Have Believed Me: Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss the sanity of Hamlet and Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet. Students analyze an image from the play to address the sanity of the two characters. Then learners read the text to determine whether the characters' words and...
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To Be Or Not To Be... (Hamlet)

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete a unit of lessons on William Shakespeare's Hamlet. They analyze the plot, themes, and characterization, relate songs to thematic issues, develop plot summaries and translations, and compare the play to a movie version.
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HAMLET HOOK

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students their personal reactions to issues of family relationships in light of the the plot, characterization, and themes of the play. They analyze the characters of Hamlet on an emotional level not just intellectual.
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Who is Gertrude, Really?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners form opinions about Gertrude by imaginatively creating 5 entries for Gertrude's journal. Each journal entry reveal much about Gertrude's character at pivotal moments in the play.
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Hamlet Research Paper: Find, Evaluate, and Select Appropriate Research Sources

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Help young researchers find credible sources online. Modeling with a Google search for information about Shakespeare’s Macbeth, use a computer projector or Smart Board to show class members how weak the top three search results are....
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Acting Out with Shakespeare: Lesson 5Reading and English Language Arts Seventh Grade

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students participate in pre-reading activities designed to introduce Shakespeare's Hamlet. For this language arts lesson, students will examine the importance of Shakespeare in today's world, compare and contrast Shakespearean society to...
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What is Hamlet Thinking?

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore Hamlet's character. In this Shakespeare instructional activity, students read the selected lines from Hamlet and write any unusual or difficult phrases. Young scholars highlight the names of characters who speak...
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Illuminating Our Human Experiences: Soliloquy from Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the meaning of a soliloquy and examine the themes in Shakespeare's, Hamlet. In this literature lesson, students read Hamlet's soliloquy and watch a Photo Story 3 text model of such. They write a personal soliloquy...
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Reviewing Status Using Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete exercises examining the use of status and class in selected portions of Hamlet. Working in pairs of small groups, students act out the mannerisms encountered in the selected text. They compare and contrast these...
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Folger on the Ramparts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils use the website "Hamlet on the Ramparts" to investigate different ways of producing the ghost scenes 1.4 and 1.5 of Hamlet. They use this information to help them develop their own ideas on staging these important scenes.
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Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine patterns of imagery in Hamlet by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then learners draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used the...
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Hamlet and the Pirates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use seventeenth century primary sources to understand the off-stage pirate attack that occurs in Hamlet. Students read and discuss Hamlet's letter to Horatio from the play, Hamlet. Learners analyze primary documents that depict...
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A Guilty Gertrude: Performing Speaking and Silent Moments in Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Gertrude's (in Hamlet) behavior, lines and thoughts for what it reveals about Ophelia's madness. They synthesize what they know about Gertrude to perform her character in a scene. They write stage directions and discuss...
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Wordles, Wordles, Wordles: Pre-Reading for Hamlet Using Key Words

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners analyze a Wordle of the top 150 words in Hamlet and complete a study of the language in the play. In this Hamlet literacy lesson, students work in groups to complete the given handouts to categorize the words of the play and...
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English Literature Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students answer discussion question about Hamlet. For this Hamlet lesson, students engage in class discussions throughout the reading of Hamlet. Students also answer these questions as journal entries.
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Enter Ophelia: Stage Directions, Promptbooks, and Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review different film versions of the play, Hamlet, and compare what was presented to the actual stage directions given in the original Shakespearean version.
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Inside Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine how tone and inflection shape the character of Hamlet. In this Shakespeare lesson, students summarize what they know of Hamlet and complete a read around. Students discuss the inflection patterns and tone in the reading...
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Introducing the Ghost: Asking Questions and Finding Answers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students write words that describe the Ghost in Hamlet and act out scenes to grab the audience's attention. In this Hamlet lesson plan, students use language to interpret feeling and grab the audience's attention.
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Hamlet Act IV, Scene VII

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet instructional activity, students complete a series of short answer questions to further their understanding of Act IV, Scene VII.
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Hamlet: Act III, Scene II

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hamlet Act III, Scene II questions learning exercise, students respond to several questions that help them think critically about the play and its components.