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Lesson overview:Iambic pentameter in Shakespeare's language

  • Students will learn about the lovers' plot of the play and the characters involved. There will be an introduction to how iambic pentameter is used in Shakespeare's language. Memorization tips will be used and students will learn and act out Puck's Announcement.
  • Students will learn about the lovers' plot of the play and the characters involved. There will be an introduction to how iambic pentameter is used in Shakespeare's language. Memorization tips will be used and students will learn and act out Puck's Announcement.

In this lesson, pupils will learn about the lovers' plot of the play and the characters involved. There will be an introduction to how iambic pentameter is used in Shakespeare's language. Memorisation tips will be used, and pupils will learn and act out Puck's announcement.

Objective: to learn about the use of Imagery and rhythm in Shakespeare's language. Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform a short monologue from A Midsummer Nights' Dream, using their voice to emphasise the use of imagery and rhythm.

Content guidance

Physical activity required.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.