This post provides materials for teaching a lesson on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, an introduction to Shakespeare’s language, and acting ice-breaker activities. This lesson can be adapted for students in fifth through twelfth grades.
How do you help students get comfortable with Shakespeare’s language?
- Time: 120 minutes
- Supplies: (optional) pens, markers, and highlighters for marking scripts
- Duke TIP Speak the Speech Lesson Plan (includes glossary and sample paraphrase)
- Duke TIP Speak the Speech Monologue (script)
- Duke TIP Speak the Speech Rubric