Day 5

Hamlet Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Shakespeare in Your Own Words

    Kind of Activity:

    Collaborative Writing


    Students will demonstrate an understanding of complex vocabulary, and will develop an appreciation for sophisticated rhetorical devices.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5


    The purpose of this activity is to have students demonstrate that they can recount what they have read in Hamlet in modern, "un-Shakespearean" language. As a comic way of introducing this activity, show students the parody of Hamlet's graveyard scene from the...

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