Megillah Chapters by Skill Level

Experienced gabbait, Marianne Novak, explains how to divide up the megillah chapters for multiple readers and by skill-level.
Note: You can easily combine parts if you have fewer readers.

Chapter 1

  • verses 1-9
  • verses 10-15 (This is particularly difficult because of the Persian names, hence the fewer number of verses)
  • verses 16-21


Chapter 2

  • verses 1-11 (note that this has one of the repeated lines)
  • verses 12-15
  • verses 16-23


Chapter 3  (Fun one as Haman arrives on the scene)

  • verses 1-11
  • verses 12-15


Chapter 4

  • verses 1-11
  • verses 12-17


Chapter 5

  • verses 1-8
  • verses 9-14


Chapter 6

  • This should be read whole by the more ambitious/experienced reader


Chapter 7

  • verses 1-4
  • verses 5-10


Chapter 8

  • verses 1-6
  • verses 7-14
  • verses 15-17


Chapter 9

  • verses 1-5
  • verses 6-15 (This is difficult as it has all of Haman's sons--difficult to pronounce in addition to speed)
  • verses 16-19
  • verses 20-23
  • verses 24-28
  • verses 29-32


Chapter 10

  • verses 1-3