Shakespeare

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In reading class, we are studying A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. We will be reading, speaking, performing, and listening to beautiful language that has entertained people for over 400 years! The play was written and performed around 1594. It is now thought that it was intended for entertainment for a specific wedding.

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Links:

A Quick Summary

Character name pronunciation

Kidzsearch article

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Mendelssohn’s music

About Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Wikipedia article on the Globe Theatre

Make a paper model of the Globe Theatre

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Videos:

The Animated Tales – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream movie trailer

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Books:

Ebook

Bruce Coville’s retelling

Adam McKeown’s retelling

Peter V.T. Kahle’s retelling

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MidSummer Night’s Dream Complete Script

 

 

Ute Pass Fifth Grade.mpg

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