15/05/16 Symbolism TP: Understand what symbolism is Bell work: For each picture below, write down words that come to mind when you look at those pictures.
Let’s have some feedback, what words have you written beside each picture? Talk with a partner about what you think ‘SYMBOLISM’ is. You have two minutes to come up with a definition on your own. Write it in your book. Definition of symbolism: ‘The use of images to represent ideas or qualities.’ Copy me down!
Choose 4 of the images from the bell work and say how you think those images represent something that happens in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Write your ideas in FULL sentences, using capital letters and full stops. Use the writing frame below to help you if you need it. An image which I think represents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is ................... . I think this because ..................................................... . Try to think of why the image represents a particular aspect of MSND and explain your answer as fully as you can.
18/05/16 Success Criteria TP: Create a success criteria for writing a script Bell work: Imagine you are Titania when she is under the love potion. Write a 100 – 150 word letter to a friend, telling them all about Bottom.
Pair Work! Task: complete the worksheet on Titania, in pairs. If you are stuck on an answer, ask another pair for help and discuss possible ideas, before you ask me! Answer each question in full sentences, e.g. 1) I can tell Titania likes Bottom’s singing because she says…
Success Criteria Task: In your table groups, discuss the features of a script. What does the page layout look like? Use the script copies you have to help you, and write down what you notice in your copybooks. NOTE: You have 5 minutes to do this!
Success Criteria for Script Writing 8-3 • Separated into Acts and Scenes • List of characters at the start, with a description of who they are • Characters names appear on the left-hand side, before their lines • Stage directions in italics or brackets • Dialogue written without quotation marks • New line for each new speaker • Setting description at the start of each scene • Use of adverbs to show HOW characters speak
Success Criteria for Script Writing 8-1 • Stage directions written in italics or brackets • Characters names appear on the left before the line they say • Take a new line for each new speaker • Organised into Acts and Scenes • List of characters and description of who they are at beginning • Setting description at the start of each scene • Use adverbs to describe HOW characters speak • Dialogue written without quotation marks
Success Criteria for Script Writing 8-2 • Divided into Acts and Scenes • Stage directions written in italics or brackets • Dialogue written without quotation marks • Speakers’ names appear on the left-hand side, before the line they say • List of characters at the start of the play and a short description of each • Setting description at the start of each scene • New line for each new speaker • Use of adverbs to show HOW characters speak
Plenary Let’s go through the questions. What images have you thought of to symbolise happiness, someone who is rich or someone who is powerful?
18/05/16 MSND Act 3 TP: Good readers demonstrate understanding of what they have read Bell work: Create a spider diagram for Oberon, writing down everything that you know about him.
18/05/16 MSND Act 3 TP: Good readers demonstrate understanding of what they have read Bell work: Imagine you are Titania when she is under the love potion. Write a 100 – 150 word letter to a friend, telling them all about Bottom.
25/05/16 MSND Act 4 TP: Continue reading the play as a class Bell work: At the beginning of the play it is mentioned that Demetrius had previously been engaged to Helena before breaking that promise. Write the dialogue between them, in script format, for when he told her that he didn’t want to marry her. This should be around 100-150 words.
26/05/16 MSND Review TP: Review our knowledge of the play’s characters and events Bell work: Which character in MSND did you find the most interesting/exciting? Give a reason for your answer. Which character(s) could you identify with? Why?
Task • Create a cartoon strip with no more than 8 frames, detailing the key events in the story. • Remember, only choose the MOST important events: you don’t need to include everything that happens! • You can use the cartoon template provided if you like.
Game Rules • Everyone is to pick a role card. Do not reveal which character you are to anyone else. • You will also receive a question grid. The goal is to be the first person to fill the grid in. • Now move around the room, asking characters questions from your sheet. • If the answer is NO, you must move on to another character. • If the answer is YES, that character can tell you their name. You can continue to question them until they answer NO to one of their questions