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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 haunting themes throughout Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet.
- Play the video for high schoolers before starting a Hamlet unit to get them interested in the story
- Have learners write down any questions they have about the play after watching the video
- Requires access to the Internet
- A quiz follows the video to assess comprehension
- Discusses the play without providing spoilers in the plot
- Links to videos to additional tragedies as well as comedies