This is an adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" that uses today's language. This resource will work well in regular classes, special education classes, with reluctant readers, or with students reading below grade level.
The adaptation uses the same characters and adheres to strictly to the plot of the original. It's just a whole lot easier to read!
Included in the packet are:
A list of characters with descriptions
A synopsis of the play
A description of Shakespeare's life
Information about Shakespeare's plays
The complete script of the play, written in everyday language
There are 5 acts in this play, which was written as a comedy. A narrator explains stage directions, settings, and which characters are taking part in each scene.
This is a great way to introduce Shakespeare, with no dramatic eye rolling from your students.
*** Coming soon*** Activities to use with Perfectly Clear Shakespeare-- A Midsummer Night's Dream