Hamlet SOW A Level OCRQuick View

Hamlet SOW A Level OCR

SAVE YOURSELF TIME and invest in this comprehensive set of resources for the study of Hamlet at A Level. Intended for OCR, but can be used for all exam boards. I thoroughly enjoyed making and delivering these lessons; I hope you do too. Includes: PowerPoint presentation and activities for each scene. Activities covering all assessment objectives. Critical readings Exam preparation lessons For context SOW, please see my other resource uploads.
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.
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
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 - 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 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 ResourcesQuick View

Hamlet Resources

A great bundle jammed-packed with fun and creative ideas to teach Hamlet.
Hamlet: Key ScenesQuick View

Hamlet: Key Scenes

An excellent resource to be used at the end of the play to analyse the key scenes in the play. These also include key extracts that students can be used for questions on the play. At the end of the PowerPoint the students are asked to write about a certain theme(s) using key scenes.
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.
An introduction to Tragedy and Hamlet ContextQuick View

An introduction to Tragedy and Hamlet Context

This is a full set of resources for an intro to tragedy and the context surrounding Hamlet. Originally intended to complement the OCR A Level English Literature qualification. However, its largely universal nature allows it to be delivered, regardless of exam board. If you are interested in a full SOW for the study of the play, please view my other resources.
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)
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.
Higher English Hamlet resourcesQuick View

Higher English Hamlet resources

An Excel spreadsheet of Hamlet key quotes with columns for students to fill in notes about techniques used/their analysis of the quotes. Useful as a homework exercise. Sample critical essay. Approx. 750 words. Three Hamlet essay questions which may be assigned to students. 23 page Word document with summary notes, key quotes, analysis, discussion questions and suggested activities. 1 page Word document providing a summary of the background to Hamlet. Useful as a student handout.
Hamlet Acts 2 and 3 - All ScenesQuick View

Hamlet Acts 2 and 3 - All Scenes

A beautifully constructed set of presentations, engaging for the students. Every presentation contains a starter, key words slide, summary and analysis questions, extension task and plenary. Each presentation has the A0 criterias in mind, and has been 'road tested' in class.
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.
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.
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.