Learning Resources Bank

Evaluating a secondary resource

The students are studying “Hamlet”. In their weekly online workshop they are directed to:

1. Read a short essay on women in “Hamlet”.

2. Follow the instructions provided to write a précis of the essay;

3. Ask a series of questions about the essay, including “do you agree or disagree with x? Why?” type questions.

Can be adapted to look at secondary sources or other texts.