Students can immediately re-enact Shakespeare plays using movement with this printable activity!

Four major plays are divided into sixteen visual scenes. Divide your class into four groups and give each group four scenes to portray by creating pictures (tableaus) of the events.

Here are the first four scenes from Hamlet:

  • Hamlet sees the Ghost of his Father, who demands revenge
  • Polonius forbids his daughter to see Hamlet
  • Hamlet feigns madness
  • Hamlet tells Ophelia to go to a nunnery

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