- Recommended Grade Level:
- Shakespearean Tragedy, British Literature
- Study Guide Author:
- Bethine Ellie
- For the Book By:
- William Shakespeare
- Study Guide Page Count:
- 67 pages
Click here for a sample section of the guide!
Through William Shakespeare’s tragic tale of feigned madness and revenge, students will learn:
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: In context, character study, aside, soliloquy, foreshadowing, paradox, dumb show, couplets, end-rhymes, chorus, comic relief, main character, minor character, conflict, climax, protagonist, antagonist, tragic flaw, theme, tragic play structure, revenge tragedies
Moral Lessons and Character Values: sin and weakness, guarding our hearts, pain, injustice, death, suffering, prayer, physical vs. spiritual fate, sinful nature, true love
Activities and Writing Assignments: Mapping, research depression, research ghosts, travel videos, biography on Shakespeare, symbolic meaning of plants and flowers, contemporary phrases originating in Hamlet, drama performance, timeline, multiple essay choices, multiple creative writing choices.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include an in-depth reading list of more plays by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, Hamlet. Movie suggestions included.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian perspective!
Our Interactive Study Guide will open with Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0+. You may still print off the study guide just as before. But with the interactive files, students have the capability of entering their answers directly on the computer and saving their work in progress.
Note: Mobile Devices/Tablets may require alternative app that supports and saves fillable form fields.
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