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Hamlet: Resources, resources, resources

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
To curate or not to curate: That is the question: Whether 'tis nobler to suffer through the process of collecting materials for Hamlet yourself or to take advantage of this collection of lesson plans, activities, apps, videos, and...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 2

For Teachers 11th Standards
A continuation of Unit 1, the 25 lessons in this unit require learners to continue to practice the skills they will need in the English Language Arts Classroom: close reading, annotating text, collaborative discussions, and...
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EngageNY Grade 11 ELA Module 1, Unit 3

For Teachers 11th Standards
The third unit in this module uses Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own" as an anchor text. Learners continue to develop their close reading and analysis skill, this time with a nonfiction text. In addition, they work to improve their...
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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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Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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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Unit: Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Encourage readers to determine if Hamlet's madness is actually divinest sense. Class members analyze the words of the play before studying related texts, including T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," scenes from...
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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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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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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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A Teacher's Guide to William Shakespeare's Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Should Hamlet avenge his father's death? Is the ghost telling the truth or is it trying to trick Hamlet? Is Hamlet's inconsistent behavior a ploy or is he really insane? Something really is rotten in Denmark, and with the help of the...
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Vengeful Verbs in Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time for pupils to read, examine, and contemplate literature to explore the difference between vivid and generic verbs. Pupils distinguish between the two types of verbs as they read the ghost scene from Shakespeare's Hamlet. They...
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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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Why Should You Read "Hamlet"?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Romeo may appeal to more romantic students, but the broodier teenagers in your class are bound to relate to the melancholic, inward-facing Hamlet. Show an enthralling video that summarizes plot elements, characterization, and the...
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Hamlet 2: A Bad Death

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hamlet's experience with his father's death rings true for those who have experienced the death of their own fathers. A video and set of activities, part of the Shakespeare English Exercises series, provides a unique perspective on...
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Hamlet 1: His Father's Ghost

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The lessons in Shakespeare's Hamlet transcend language and culture. An actor describes his view of the play in a short video accompanied by tasks, part of the Shakespeare English exercises series. While listening to the video, viewers...
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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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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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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 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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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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Hamlet Word Search

For Students 10th - 12th
If you're looking for a quick time filler, pass out this worksheet. 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 the print is...
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Hamlet Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Even those experienced teachers of Hamlet can find much to like in a guide that offers many fresh ideas for activities. Class members may take on the role of FBI profilers that investigate Claudius and Hamlet as murderers, or designers...
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Hamlet Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, 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 worksheet, 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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