A Midsummer Night's Dream Lesson Plans
by William Shakespeare

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to identify the primary themes in A Midsummer Night’s Dream; describe Shakespeare’s many motifs and their significance, particularly the meaning of nature and sight; determine what makes A Midsummer Night’s Dream such a timeless and popular work; explain the...

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream eNotes Curriculum Plan

    Shakespeare’s play reflects the stratified society in which he lived. The royals versus the tradesmen were only one part of the battles; theater companies were another front in the culture wars. Professional acting troupes such as Shakespeare’s company (operating under the patronage of Lord Chamberlain) resented amateur companies such as Bottom’s ragtag group of...

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream eNotes Teaching Guide

    So you’re going to teach William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Whether it’s your first or hundredth time, Shakespeare’s play has been a mainstay of English classrooms for generations. While it has its challenging spots—complicated language and unfamiliar mythological allusions—teaching this text to your class will be rewarding for you...

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream Reading Comprehension Quiz

    This quiz contains reading comprehension questions for A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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