✍Teach Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
with this complete unit bundle! 165 pages, and over 125 teacher slides ready to print and teach☞or use digitally for your 21st century learners!✍
⇩Each of the bundled unit's product description is below:⇩
➀ Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night's Dream- Complete Study Guide
This 45 page interactive student notebook will help your students fully comprehend and analyze one of Shakespeare’s finest comedies- A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This student guide will take your students through this play from beginning to end, ensuring a deep read and a great wealth of understanding.
This digital interactive notebook includes:
✔ Scene by scene comprehension and analysis questions that support students in gleaning the most meaning from the text.
✔ Character analysis with guiding questions and graphic organizers for support.
✔ Literature Circle (or Socratic Seminar) preparation with guiding questions and a guided dialectical journal.
✔ Plot analysis- students track the plot of the four major plot lines within the play with guiding prompts and graphic organizers.
✔ Fun summative characterization activity that gets students up and moving, collaborating, and acting with their peers!
✒Digital documents allow students to type directly in the file through Google Apps.
✒PowerPoint and PDF versions provided as well for easy print and go teaching!
➁ Debate with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream- The Battle of the Sexes
Everything you need to teach debate with the Battle of the Sexes in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
This complete unit includes 5 lessons
✔ Introduction to the theme of gender within the play
✒ In-depth class discussion questions
✒ Mini-debate to engage learners and begin conversations on the gender battle
✔ Crafting arguments- the debate way. Introduce this step-by-step method
for crafting an argument specifically for debate.
✔ Crafting counter-arguments- the debate way. Introduce this simple four
point method for crafting a counter-argument specifically for refutation in
✔ Introduction to debate- introduces debate skills to students. Students learn
the why and how of debate, watch several examples, and grade those
debate examples using the assessment tools that will be applied to their
debates as well.
✔ Introduction to Public Speaking- a mini-lesson to introduce the most critical
skills necessary for successful public speaking.
Your students will be able to take notes on all of these lessons inside of their Google Interactive Notebook. Students will also be able to prepare for their debate with specific graphic organizers for each step of the preparation process. They will also be able to craft their arguments and counter-arguments inside of this digital document with helpful graphic organizers. Additionally, they will be able to self-reflect on their preparation, their group’s preparation and arguments, and the quality of their own arguments. Rubric is included inside of this document for further self-assessment.
✒ A complete debate scoring guide is included so a ‘winner’ can be determined post-debate.
✒ A complete rubric is included for assessing the quality of each student’s debate skills.
✒ PowerPoint, Word, and PDF versions are included for every document. This unit will be easy to print and teach as well!
➂ Character Analysis with A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Students analyze the characters within A Midsummer Night’s Dream with this fun, engaging, and beautifully decorated interactive notebook.
✔ Students will look at character development, relationships, and interactions within the text.
✔ Character analysis lesson will support students in this process.
✔ Multiple character analysis essay questions provide voice and choice in the summative assessment.
✔ Multiple graphic organizers to support in the development of a strong thesis statement.
✔ Multiple graphic organizers to support in the development of a full character analysis lesson.
✔ Crafting a character analysis lesson to teach the process.
✒ Digital document- no printing and copying needed! Just imagine a lunch NOT waiting in line at the copy machine!
➃ Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Teach students the art of literary analysis with Shakespeare's drama filled play- A Midsummer Night's Dream.
✔ Literary Analysis PowerPoint Lesson
---Graphic Organizers and Rubric to assess examples of literary analysis (for use with PowerPoint lesson)
✔ Beautiful Literary Analysis Poster- in two sizes
✔ 7 high level, in-depth literary analysis questions for paragraph responses
--- Graphic organizers for support.
✔ Optional literary analysis essay and graphic organizer
✔ Rubric provided
➄ Theme Analysis in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Students will collaborate in literary circles on the topic of theme development- I call this the Theme Tracker Task Force group
. Students will track the three most prevalent theme topics as they read through the play. The chart/lesson provided allows students to track evidence of the thread of each topic throughout the text as they read. They are then able to discuss this evidence and theme development, further preparing for their theme analysis essay.
✔ Theme Google Presentation/PowerPoint to get students started in tracking the three important themes within this play. Guiding questions break down each theme for better understanding as students navigate A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
✔Students are provided with five theme essay topics/questions to choose from as they begin to develop their essays. This allows for voice and choice in learning, yet each question specifically relates to the themes students have been tracking throughout the play.
✔ Literary analysis lesson included to support your students in analyzing literature for this essay.
✔ The graphic organizers provided will allow your students to craft this essay in a supported, step-by-step manner.
✔ Thesis builder teaches the process of drafting a literary analysis thesis. Students are supported as they draft each important piece of their theme analysis thesis statement.
➅ Introduction to Shakespeare
✔ Build background information in a fun, unique, collaborative activity in which students practice research and presentation skills.
✔ Unique Hashtag Summary activity to accompany the building background activity.
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Debate with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream- The Battle of the Sexes
Theme Analysis in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Literary Analysis with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Character Analysis with A Midsummer Night's Dream
Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night's Dream- Complete Study Guide
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Introduction to Shakespeare:
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