Hamlet: Study Guide

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Hopefully, learners do not sleep during a performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet. A helpful study guide introduces theater goers to the popular Shakespearean tragedy and includes activities to accompany a production of the play. Activities include a Socratic seminar, a Taboo-style game, and guidelines for writing a theater review.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Read and analyze a series of professional theater reviews before having writers create their own
Classroom Considerations

  • Aligns with Florida's language arts standards
Pros

  • Provides a description of each of the main characters in the play
  • Different parts of the guide connect with a variety of learning styles
Cons

  • Focuses on a performance by a specific theater company, which may not align with other performances
Common Core