See Shakespeare's Hamlet
If there is no staged production of Hamlet at the time, get a DVD of Hamlet and view it in class.
Letters in Elizabethan England were all hand written in beautiful calligraphy. Find samples of this and display them in class. Even better would be having a talented student make some samples.
Coins and Probability
Spin a coin 50 times and record how many times it comes up heads and how many times it comes up tails.
Find pictures from books or the internet of Elizabethan costumes and display them in class
Write a Dramatic or Comic Scene
Using one of Shakespeare's plays, write a scene that incorporates modern language with lines from Shakespeare's play.
Using the names ROSENCRANTZ and GUILDENSTERN have a contest to see who can make the most words of four or more letters in 15 minutes.
Invite a Director
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