Shake Project: To be or not to be

Description:

In this project, you will study the famous Hamlet speech. You will analyze the historical aspect of both
emotions and values carried by the message. Each of you will do her-his interpretation that will be
recorded for evaluation. Finally, you will write and perform your response to Hamlet.  

Directions:

1. Lets watch
Kenneth Branagh's performance.

2. First reading and peers' evaluation.

3. Understanding the meanings with the Resource Center.

4. History of Hamlet's "Soliloquy".

Task: Search data on the subject. Your objective is to gather information on the interpretation of 5
different actors through time and compare the reaction of critics. Find out how has evolved the public's
perception.

5. Make a Power Point to present your research. ( 12 slides )

6. Watching your productions and sharing comments.

7. Second reading and video recording.  

8. Writing your response to Hamlet; do you agree or not and why?

9. Performing your answer and peers' evaluation.

10. Surprise! Could Prince Hamlet be a
Princess?

11. Compare this
performance with Branagh's, explain what makes them different.

12 . Save your work in a folder called To be + your name, zip it and gmail to me.
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