RSC Activity Toolkit: Hamlet

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There is a method in a 28-page Hamlet toolkit. Rogues, peasant slaves, and young actors have an opportunity to engage in 11 activities that enable them to experience Hamlet in a whole new way. What a piece of work!

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Instructional Ideas
  • Preview the entire packet to determine the activities appropriate for your classes
  • Divide the class into 11 groups assign each a different activity, and have them perform for the whole class
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to computers with the internet as well as print copies or digital access to the text of the play
  • Works well with remote learning
  • Particularly appropriate for drama classes
  • Each activity includes videos, step-by-step directions, and extensions
  • Provides links to a plot summary, a character identification page, a list of key terms and scenes, and staging examples
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