Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 15

Scholars continue reading Act 3.1 from Shakespeare's Hamlet, discovering Ophelia's monologue about Hamlet. They complete a Quick Write to analyze Ophelia's perspective of Hamlet and participate in an optional jigsaw activity to explore the end of Act 3.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils develop a list of metaphors and similes Ophelia might use to describe Hamlet
  • Ask small groups to analyze Ophelia's conflicting feelings about Hamlet
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson 15 from the 25-part Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2 series
  • Use lessons consecutively

  • Addresses several Common Core standards
  • Includes a list of vocabulary to support English learners

  • None