HAMLET for KS3Quick View


This is a unit of work for HAMLET that I'm currently running with my year 8 classes, both top sets and bottom sets. If you know the play really well, the pupils will enjoy the play very much. You have 131 slides with 12 lessons on a big Power point presentation, together with a 6 weeks homework booklet and the SOW. Plenty of tasks in each lesson. Videos are embedded and you only need to click on some words in the slides. Video versions used are Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet & RSC version with David Tennant, which are widely available for free on YouTube. Feedback is welcomed
Hamlet Play ScriptQuick View

Hamlet Play Script

Play script for William Shakespeare's Hamlet - suitable for key stage 2 or lower key stage 3 classes.
UPDATED: Hamlet KS3 SOWQuick View


Updated to tie in with new GCSE criteria (specifically AQA). Plenty more slides, worksheets and materials added. PowerPoints, resources and key scenes for teaching Hamlet to KS3. Used for higher abilities but easily adaptable. Used across a whole half term (with reading some of the play) with positive feedback from pupils and colleagues.
English literature Hamlet full unit Quick View

English literature Hamlet full unit

A 'mega PPT' for 26 lessons on Hamlet, and a bonus PPT for 10 revision lessons (N.B. my students had also read Middleton's Revenger's Tragedy by that point). Full lessons are clear on PPT, and all accompanying resources supplied. Also some critical quotations and artwork for a display. Perfect for old OR new spec English Literature
A level English - Hamlet Complete Set of NotesQuick View

A level English - Hamlet Complete Set of Notes

This is a complete set of notes for the A level play of Hamlet by Shakespeare. The set includes six notes: -A complete study guide on Hamlet encompassing many themes and character analysis -A collection of critical quotations for each theme and character to reach AO5 -An essay on Hamlet's delay at an A/A* standard -Collection of analsyis notes from critical essays and readings AO1 and AO2 -A collection of all the key quotes in Hamlet throughout the whole play AO2 -A collection of critical interpretations of plays and mise-en-scenes in many production for additional AO5 - A very large document englobing previous sets of notes with extra detail, analysis and quotes
Hamlet full SOW for A-level - powerpoints and worksheetsQuick View

Hamlet full SOW for A-level - powerpoints and worksheets

VALUE FOR MONEY alert... powerpoint, handouts, questions, key extracts and some teacher notes... all labelled and ready to just pick up and teach. A full scheme of work also included - I am teaching for OCR (extract then an interpretation question), but this covers off all A-level AOs... critics, analysis and some context.
Hamlet - The Story - Reading Comprehension WorksheetQuick View

Hamlet - The Story - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text narrates the story of Hamlet based on William Shakespeare's tragedy. After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a gap filling exercise. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
Hamlet A Level EssentialsQuick View

Hamlet A Level Essentials

Hamlet A Level exam revision essentials. Key themes with quotations matched to them from the play, key context and critics to illuminate their arguments. All they need for the exam in one place and presented as handy crib sheets.
Hamlet Activity Act 1 Scene 2 - Hamlet's SoliloquyQuick View

Hamlet Activity Act 1 Scene 2 - Hamlet's Soliloquy

Sheet 1 is Hamlet's first speech in Act 1, Scene 2. Sheet 2 has the mixed up annotations, which can be cut out and stuck onto sheet 1 (or copied out). The students have to match up the words/phrases to the annotations. Sheet 3 is the answers, which includes the speech and the annotations in the correct place. This was designed for AS/A2 students.
Hamlet Writing SoWQuick View

Hamlet Writing SoW

These resources are for a writing scheme of work using two different speeches from Hamlet: his speech after seeing his dead father and his speech before he dies. The idea is to write a modern speech, but using figurative language. The booklet includes the main scenes from Hamlet, so that the pupils can engage with the whole text and understand it, before writing in the style of Hamlet.
Hamlet by Marcia Williams Comprehension KS2Quick View

Hamlet by Marcia Williams Comprehension KS2

A classic Shakespeare text brought to life in a vibrant and engaging comic with quotes from the original text by Shakespeare. A great opportunity to expose children to an unconventional text type that has appeared in the SATs: Charlie Small, King Midas and Soupman. Ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
A Level Shakespeare: Hamlet Scheme of WorkQuick View

A Level Shakespeare: Hamlet Scheme of Work

This is a 8 week (48 lessons) A Level scheme of work for Hamlet including assessments. It is designed to be used with Edexcel A Level Literature Component 1 but can translate easily across boards. It comes with an accompanying PowerPoint of lessons and several resources to be used in activities. The PowerPoint is a comprehensive step-by-step (activity-by-activity) resource to be used alongside the scheme. You will need to download the critical anthology, which is free and can be found on the Edexcel website.
Hamlet revision activities for OCR A-levelQuick View

Hamlet revision activities for OCR A-level

Some revision activities, quizzes, exemplar essay to help revise Hamlet... Designed for OCR A-level English Literature but transferable, especially the big revision quiz and the mini quizzes (some designed using Socrative)
Hamlet ResourcesQuick View

Hamlet Resources

A great bundle jammed-packed with fun and creative ideas to teach Hamlet.
Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet and HamletQuick View

Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet

Powerpoint presentation lesson plans, resources, displays and worksheets for: Shakespeare’s background, Romeo and Juliet crime scene investigation, Hamlet essay introduction work. It also has a presentation for a taboo style game activity.
Hamlet revision BundleQuick View

Hamlet revision Bundle

A collection of essays to support the in-depth revision of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Titles include, Character, Key act summary and analysis, Themes, soliloquies. Each essay includes key quotes and links to key events.
Hamlet Teacher Pack 2016Quick View

Hamlet Teacher Pack 2016

This pack supports the RSC’s 2016 production of Hamlet, directed by Simon Godwin, which opened on 12 March at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. The activities provided are specifically designed to support Key Stage 3-4 students, irrespective of whether they are attending a performance or studying the play in school although there are specific details relating to this production throughout. The pack is divided up into 5 distinct sections designed to help you to plan your lessons: Exploring the Story; Voices from the Past; Storytelling; An Antic disposition and Resources. There are activities within each section which follow the RSC's active approach to learning about Shakespeare and are driven and guided by our rehearsal room practice. We also have extension boxes throughout the pack which can help to develop the activities for older students or to help you progress a theme in greater depth. The pack also contains text based resources and some key scenes from the play.
Hamlet 2009 Teacher Pack (1)Quick View

Hamlet 2009 Teacher Pack (1)

The activities in this free Shakespeare teachers' pack are inspired by the rehearsal room process for a production of Hamlet. They have been designed with KS2 and KS3 students in mind, but can be adapted for other ages. Activities include: - Creating a musical character - Exploring the ghost story - Using everyday objects as props - Hamlet's relationship with Horatio Based on the Young People&'s Shakespeare Hamlet directed by Tarell Alvin McCraney.