Iambic pentameter in Shakespeare's language

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.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is name of the King of the Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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Q2.What is the name of the Queen of the Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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Q3.How many plots are there in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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Q4.What is a monologue?

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Q5.True or false: all of Shakespeare's plays were written in iambic pentameter?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is name of the King of the Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

1/5

Q2.What is the name of the Queen of the Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

2/5

Q3.How many plots are there in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

3/5

Q4.What is a monologue?

4/5

Q5.True or false: all of Shakespeare's plays were written in iambic pentameter?

5/5

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Quiz:

Iambic pentameter in Shakespeare’s language

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What are the names of the four lovers in the play A Midsummer Night's Dream?

1/5

Q2.At the start of the play, who does Hermia want to marry?

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Q3.Who does Helena want to marry?

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Q4.What is iambic pentameter?

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Q5.What does one iamb sound like?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Iambic pentameter in Shakespeare’s language

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What are the names of the four lovers in the play A Midsummer Night's Dream?

1/5

Q2.At the start of the play, who does Hermia want to marry?

2/5

Q3.Who does Helena want to marry?

3/5

Q4.What is iambic pentameter?

4/5

Q5.What does one iamb sound like?

5/5

Lesson summary: Iambic pentameter in Shakespeare's language

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