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30 resources with the concept soliloquies

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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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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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A Need for Sleep: A Close Reading of a Soliloquy from King Henry IV, Part II

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Gentle sleep eludes poor King Henry IV. Uneasy under the weight of his responsibilities, Henry contemplates the darkness of the night and in his soul. To develop their skill reading difficult text, class members engage in a close reading...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 18

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does the comparison of Hamlet to Fortinbras develop Hamlet's character? Scholars complete a Quick Write to answer the question. They also continue their exploration of Shakespeare's Hamlet, reading and discussing Act 4.4.
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 16

For Teachers 11th Standards
Using the resource, scholars read Act 3.3 of Shakespeare's Hamlet. They analyze two soliloquies and engage in a discussion about how Shakespeare develops the characters. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare employ figurative language to emphasize central ideas in Hamlet? Using an interesting resource, learners complete a Quick Write to answer the question. Additionally, they continue their study of the play by exploring...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars delve into Act 1.2 of Shakespeare's Hamlet. By completing a writing exercise and participating in a class discussion, they continue to analyze how the author develops the characters in the play. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does a soliloquy differ from a monologue? Scholars read the first soliloquy from Shakespeare's Hamlet and compare it to Claudius's monologue. They also engage in a group discussion about Hamlet's character development. 
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
How does Lady Macbeth's ambition help advance the plot of Shakespeare's Macbeth? Scholars explore the topic using discussion and a jigsaw activity. Next, they complete a quick write to analyze how Shakespeare develops Lady Macbeth's...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is the best way to determine the theme of a text? Pupils analyze how central ideas emerge in Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. They work in small groups and engage in a whole-class discussion to discuss the play's plot. Finally,...
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To Be or Not to Be: The Evolution of Hamlet’s Personality

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
How does Hamlet's state of mind change over the course of Shakespeare's most famous revenge tragedy? After a close reading of Hamlet's soliloquies in Act III, scene 1 and Act IV, scene iv, class members engage in a Paideia/Socratic...
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Macbeth: Staging It

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When Macbeth sees a vision of a dagger floating in midair, is he afraid, confident, or excited? Using an interactive online resource, scholars get their say! Pupils direct their own scene from Act 2, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's Macbeth....
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William Shakespeare

For Students 9th - 12th
Is this an interactive resource I see before me? Fret not. Here's a resource filled with sound, and a bit of fury, sure to engage learners in a study of Shakespeare's Scottish play. User can view an interview with Shakespeare, examine...
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Shakespeare's Language: What's the Meaning?

For Students 8th Standards
You needn't be an actor to stage this exercise in reading comprehension. Kids examine Jacques's "All the World's a Stage" speech from Act II, scene ii, of As You Like It, and explain the literal meaning of the figurative language. There...
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Boys Will Be Boys...Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through this exercise, high schoolers identify character traits present in Romeo and Juliet. They listen to an excerpt from "The Office of Christian Parents: Showing How Children Are to be Governed" and participate in a Socratic...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 11th Standards
How does Shakespeare develop the main ideas in Hamlet? Using the resource, scholars continue analyzing the famous soliloquy from the play. They identify a central idea from the passage and write to explain how it relates to other central...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 9

For Teachers 11th Standards
Hamlet has an unusual take on the criminal justice system when he decides to determine his uncle's guilt by staging a play. With the resource, scholars continue analyzing Hamlet's third soliloquy from Act 2.2 of Shakespeare's Hamlet....
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Rewriting Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your learners play around with Shakespeare's language. In this plan, small groups examine and rearrange soliloquies from Othello, noting how the language changes and morphs. All groups have a chance to change each soliloquy, making...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 2, Lesson 19

For Teachers 11th Standards
If revenge is a dish best served cold, Hamlet better get some ice. Readers discover Hamlet's plan to seek revenge. Scholars also complete a Quick Write analyzing the central ideas in Act 4.4 of Shakespeare's Hamlet. 
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Macbeth - Analyzing Characterization in Drama

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The writing activity in this lesson could be used to assess student understanding of previously taught concepts of how language reveals character.
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet quiz

For Students 9th
Review The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet with this quick quiz. Operating as an overview of the play, use this quiz to prepare readers for a test perhaps. The questions cover various elements from character foils to the plot sequence.
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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 lesson, students define unfamiliar words in the soliloquy and interpret the lines.  Young scholars then read the lines aloud and identify descriptive words....
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Twelfth Night Act 4 Scene 3

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete play analysis activities for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Act 4, Scene 3. In this play analysis lesson, students read the scene and practice summarizing. Students complete close reading analysis activities for the...
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Crash Course in Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce kids to Shakespeare with a packet of activities that has kids examine sonnets as well as scenes from various plays. They even get to translate scenes into modern language and then perform their work.