AS and A Level English Literature: Activity Pack for Hamlet

AS and A Level English Literature: Activity Pack for Hamlet

Hamlet is considered Shakespeare’s most successful and celebrated work for a reason. At the core of his famous soliloquies is a complex, thrilling and tragic play filled with grief, betrayal, love and family.

This Activity Pack explores the play’s key themes through engaging activities, stimulating discussion prompts and interesting ideas for further research and analysis.

Ready-to-use handouts cover the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.


Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study


Appealing chapter-by-chapter tasks guide students through the
play, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills
while remaining engaged


Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key
areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes •
Attitudes and Values • Writer’s use of language • Form •
Structure • Context • Critical Reception

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs!

Plus! Answers to all activities

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £79
Click here for full details and to order.

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