Hamlet Character Map

Updated: 8/6/2018
Hamlet Character Map
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Hamlet Play Lesson Plans

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

One of the most quoted lines of Shakespeare comes from Hamlet: "To be or not to be, that is the question!" Inspire and engage your students with captivating storyboards as you teach The Tragedy of Hamlet, a dark tale of a prince consumed by revenge. Bring the vivid imagery to life with these lesson plans that incorporate all four strands of the ELA Common Core State Standards.


The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Storyboard Description

Hamlet characters - Character Map

Storyboard Text

  • Hamlet
  • • Seeking revenge for his father's​ death
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  • • Indecisive, morbid, moody.
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  • • Can't stand Claudius
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  • • Horatio
  • Gertrude
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  • Claudius
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  • Horatio
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  • •Claudius, Laertes, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
  • King Hamlet - Ghost
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  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
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  • Laertes
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  • Ophelia
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  • Polonius
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