Full SOW on Midsummer for a year 9 mixed ability group, although with the removal of 'core' tasks could easily be adapted for top set/ 1 groups. Suits ability range from 3a - 7a. Questions, tasks and resources are differentiated using language of 'core, challenge, super challenge' and colours red- green denote the same level of skills. Based upon students watching the film first (an end of previous term treat!) to aid understanding, but the whole text is read. There is an emphasis on terminology to support GCSE skills and modelled examples of PEE paragraphs/ sentence starters. Masks are included for a drama lesson too.

Film & intro to characters
Storyboard plot
Intro to understanding language and reading Shakespeare (full explanation with worksheet to complete)
Act 1 scene 1 first impressions quotation quest (3 differentiated sheets)
Act 1 scene 2 the players PEE
Act 2 scene 1 the Fairies creative writing/ extract analysis
Act 2 scene 2 Lysander and Helena PEE
Act 3 scene 1 Titania and Bottom - PEE and extract
Act 3 scene 2 Hermia and Helena’s fight PEE
Act 4 scene 1 The characters awaken - extract
Act 5 scene 1 Pyramus and Thisbe review creative writing.

There is a differentiated assessment I will upload once back in school.


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