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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 2b: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Comedy of Control

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the anchor text in a three-unit module that has eighth graders examine how Shakespeare develops the theme of control. Young scholars look at why and how the characters seek control and the results of...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Understanding Shakespeare and Launching A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night's Dream takes center stage in a collection of 18 resources that explore not only William Shakespeare's appeal but also the question of authorship of the plays attributed to him. Eighth graders participate in read aloud...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Studies: “What Fools These Mortals Be”

For Teachers 8th Standards
In Module 2B, Unit 2 collection, eighth-graders finish reading  A Midsummer Night's Dream. They collect evidence of characters trying to control one another and examine how Shakespeare drew on the myth of "Pyramus and Thisbe" in his...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 8 Module 2B: Unit 2, Lesson 18

For Teachers 8th Standards
Time to revise! Scholars revise their argument essays based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream using feedback from their teacher and peers.They begin their revisions after reviewing a mini lesson plan on proper writing conventions. 
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Grade 8 Module 2B: Unit 2, Lesson 16

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars unpack the word confession as they prepare to write confessionals based on characters from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Next, they read their narratives to a small group of peers as part of a final performance task. 
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Grade 8 Module 2B: Unit 2, Lesson 10

For Teachers 8th Standards
Annoyed or bewitched. What effect does an author's word choice have on a text? Scholars begin the lesson by analyzing word choice in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Next, learners take a closer look at the narrative structure...
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Planning the First Draft of the Character Confessional Narrative

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars read and analyze a model character confessional narrative to help guide their own writing. Then, they plan the first draft of a character confessional based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part 1:Drafting the Argument Essay

For Teachers 8th Standards
An informative resource instructs pupils on how to write their essay drafts about the theme of control in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Next, scholars complete an Exit Ticket, listing their three favorite characters from the...
2 In 2 Collections
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Writing an Argument Essay: Planning the Essay

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils use a helpful resource to begin a Writing Improvement Tracker, developing awareness of their writing strengths and challenges. Additionally, they continue planning their argument essays about Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's...
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Writing an Argument Essay: Planning the Essay

For Teachers 8th Standards
It's time for a quote sandwich! Using the resource, pupils learn about the three parts of an effective quotation: introduction, quote, and analysis. To show what they learned, scholars use the model to peer critique each others' writing. 
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Writing an Argument Essay: Evaluating the Model and Crafting a Claim

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils prepare to write argumentative essays about the topic of control based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They begin weighing evidence and crafting claims for their writing. 
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Analyzing the Model Essay: Studying Argument

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars begin the writing process for an argument essay based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They read and analyze a model essay, considering what kind of thinking the author did before writing the essay.
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Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Analyzing Narrative Structure and Author’s Craft: Part 1

For Teachers 8th Standards
Using the resource, scholars complete a mid-unit assessment to gauge their learning at the halfway point of the unit. Pupils read the myth "The Harvest That Never Came" and plot its narrative structure.
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Leaving the Play: All’s Well That Ends Well

For Teachers 8th Standards
How does Shakespeare develop the theme of control in A Midsummer Night's Dream? Using the resource, scholars analyze the theme of parental control in the play and in the Greek myth "Pyramus and Thisbe." Next, they talk to partners to...
2 In 2 Collections
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Analyzing How Shakespeare’s Play Draws upon Greek Mythology: Part 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do the narrative and play versions of the myth "Pyramus and Thisbe" affect meaning? Scholars reread Act 5, Scene 1 from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and compare its structure to "Pyramus and Thisbe." Next, they use a...
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Analyzing How Shakespeare’s Play Draws upon Greek Mythology: Part 2

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils explore the narrative structure of a piece of literary text, mapping out the plot structure of the Greek myth "Pyramus and Thisbe." Next, they use their completed graphic organizers to write summaries of the story. 
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Analyzing How Shakespeare’s Play Draws upon Greek Mythology: Part 1

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars read the story "Pyramus and Thisbe," analyzing word choice, tone, and meaning. They then try to find the gist of the story and discuss how Shakespeare used the myth in his play A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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Analyzing the Resolution of the Play: World Café Discussion

For Teachers 8th Standards
It's time to get active! Scholars participate in a World Cafe protocol to promote discussion and leadership. They get out of their seats and move from group to group to discuss key questions related to their read-aloud of Shakespeare's A...
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Reading Shakespeare: The Play within the Play

For Students 8th Standards
Scholars continue reading the Greek myth "Pyramus and Thisbe," analyzing why it was written into Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Next, they complete a Venn diagram to compare the two texts. 
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Analyzing Character and Theme: Tracking Control in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Students 8th Standards
Scholars examine how characters try to control one another in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They engage in a read-aloud and class discussion to iron out ideas. They also work in small groups to complete a note-catcher...
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Characters and Consequences

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars consider how dialogue reveals aspects of a play's characters as they read Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and complete a written conversation note-catcher. Additionally, pupils participate in an I Have/Who Has jigsaw...
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Analyzing Character and Theme: Tracking Control in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils first participate in a drama circle as they continue reading Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream aloud with classmates. Next, scholars move around and discuss text-dependent questions about the play with a Three Threes in a...
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Author’s Craft: The Poetry of the Play

For Teachers 8th Standards
Feel the rhythm! Pupils begin reading Act 2, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream as they continue to participate in a drama circle. With discussion, they examine Shakespeare's use of rhyme, rhythm, and meter, analyzing how...
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Text to Film Comparison: Bottom the Fool

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pretty ugly, jumbo shrimp. Oxymorons sure are awfully good! Scholars reread Act I, scene 2 from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream while participating in a drama circle. Next, they begin working on anchor charts to dissect...