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Exploring Shakespeare's Comedies at A Level

A comprehensive teaching pack written specifically to explore Shakespeare’s comedies at A Level. A perfect accompaniment to AQA B English Literature’s unit Dramatic Genres.

It includes an overview of the comedy plays and its relation to the genre, then offers a detailed evaluation of five key plays and final assignments questions.

  • The Comedy or Errors
  • As You Like It
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • The Tempest
An incredibly useful resource... thoroughly researched and produced by a clearly knowledgeable and experienced practitioner. B Hart, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Each evaluation of the play features:

  • Important contextual information
  • How this play links to the genre and Shakespeare’s conventions
  • A brief summary annotated with genre exploration prompts
  • Useful comedic concepts to apply
  • Main character evaluations
  • Shakespeare’s style
  • Activities to help students explore key extracts
  • Discussion prompts

Written in a student-centred style, from a writer who is passionate about the Bard, it can easily be used directly by students to support self-study and to compliment your existing SOW.