Hamlet, Introduction to Shakespeare's Hamlet, Introductory Prezi & Google Slides

Laura Randazzo
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Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
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30 slides in Prezi, PDF, and Google Slide format (uneditable)
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Laura Randazzo
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Description

Grab every eye in the room with this 30-slide lecture (downloads in Prezi, Google Slides, and PDF versions) that provides all of the background information your class will need as you launch your study of William Shakespeare’s classic play, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.

The presentation includes a quickwrite topic that will help make Hamlet’s situation relevant to your students (15 minutes for writing and discussion). Then, launch into the 30-minute lecture which covers the time period and setting, profiles of eight important characters, detailed maps explaining Fortinbras’ military designs on the region, conflicts/themes, foils, and allusions to Julius Caesar.

Want a study question set to take your students through their study of Hamlet? Click HERE for scene-by-scene worksheets for Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet.

Want more lesson materials to get your students excited about Shakespeare? Click HERE to view my full catalog of Shakespeare lesson materials.

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Total Pages
30 slides in Prezi, PDF, and Google Slide format (uneditable)
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text.
Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

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