Shakespeare: Hamlet's Soliloquy
Twelfth graders use the Internet to find Prince Charles' version of the Hamlet soliloquy, read and discuss Hamlet's To be or not to be soliloquy and, using the study guide questions, read and discuss Prince Charles' update of the soliloquy.
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Hamlet 1.2: Hamlet's First Soilloquy
O, that these too, too obscure words would resolve themselves into modern English! High school scholars are asked to do a close reading of Hamlet’s first soliloquy (I, ii) and recast these famous lines into contemporary speech, identify...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
A Teacher's Guide to William Shakespeare's Hamlet
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...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Talking to Myself: Hamlet’s Soliloquies
If you’re a first time teacher of Hamlet—or any Shakespeare play, this resource will help keep your head above water. Included are copies of Hamlet’s soliloquies, worksheets for student work, and high-quality videos that demonstrate to...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Shakespearean Soliloquy Fluency: A Close Reading and Analysis of "To be or not to be"
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...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Illuminating Our Human Experiences: Soliloquy from Hamlet
Students determine the meaning of a soliloquy and examine the themes in Shakespeare's, Hamlet. In this literature instructional activity, students read Hamlet's soliloquy and watch a Photo Story 3 text model of such. They write a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Appreciating the Language and Interpreting the Meaning of Hamlet's Soliloquy
Students analyze Hamlet's soliloquy, "To be or not to be." In this Hamlet instructional activity, students define unfamiliar words in the soliloquy and interpret the lines. Students then read the lines aloud and identify descriptive...
10th - 12th English Language Arts