Simple exercise to reinforce plot and open up the sound of Shakespeare
Time: 20 minutes
The exercise serves a dual learning purpose.
A. The plot is presented to everybody - in some detail.
B. Everybody reads at least one line of Shakespeare, and repeats it several times.
Each student/group is going to learn and say a line from a character in the play, while a short retelling of the play is read aloud.
Keywords: Hamlet, Shakespeare, dramatization, introduction