Remember that your goal at this point is just to get the plot basics — who does what to whom — without worrying about what it “means.” The study questions below will let you know what’s going to be on the quizzes and what parts of the play will be important as we study it.
Hamlet Study Questions
Remember also that plays are a VISUAL medium — they weren’t meant to be read like novels. So if you can catch a production, that’s much better. The link below will take you to the PBS “Great Performances” production starring David Tennant as Hamlet. It’s pretty good.
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1st Six Weeks
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JHHS Literature Toolbox This is your one-stop-shop for all the general “How-To” handouts we use in class. Check here first.
D2M Factoring Chart
Literary Analysis — Seeing the Parts
Literary Reduction Organizer
Literary Reduction 2 This is a Word file that you can type on (if you can access Word.)
Proofreading Marks (Look here to decode the marks I make on your papers.)
Course Expectations English 1V AP