Use the following before starting your students on A Midsummer Night's Dream. This webquest helps students answer the questions: Why do we still read Shakespeare and Why is A Midsummer Night's Dream going to be interesting to me?
Includes: ted talk videos on Shakespeare's importance, videos on English language change, vocabulary preparation for the play, mythology background on Theseus and Hippolyta, journal prompts that relate the lovers's problems to a teens experience, and more!
Time to complete: most students take approximately 60-90 minutes to complete this thoughtfully. Can be used in pairs.
*Best used as a google doc released as a copy for each student in google classroom!