A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Practical Activity Pack for GCSE Drama

A wide range of stand-alone activities to teach this GCSE classic – for any unit or component!

Whimsical and fantastical, exciting and engaging, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most playful pieces, making it a great choice of text to teach at GCSE.

Set text for:
AQA

Also suitable for use with all other exam boards.

Comprehensive collections of diverse and engaging exercises cover the play from all angles. Pick and choose to complement your scheme of work and enhance learning:

  • Whole-text, summative and contextual activities provide a solid foundation for learning
  • Scene-by-scene tasks allow for in-depth, practical investigation of key themes and moments
  • ‘Staging the text’ section facilitates further exploration of performance and design
Activities include: Mythology, What is Love?, Magic vs. Reality, The Fairies Enter, The Court and The Woods, Lighting the Forest, Seduction 101, Led Astray, Making Magic, A Stage Upon a Stage... and more!

Plus! Dedicated ‘exam practice’ essay questions encourage students to effectively apply their skills and knowledge

Fully matched to GCSE exam board requirements, and with an activity overview grid, teacher’s notes and suggested answers for easy planning and assessment.