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unit 2
18 Instructional days (18 hours)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Comedy of Control


In this second unit, students will read and finish the play while they continue to follow the theme of control in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. They continue to trace which characters wish to control or manipulate others, how they attempt to exercise this control, and whether or not they are successful.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 8 ELA Module 2B, Unit 2. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29. Newer versions may exist from Expeditionary Learning.
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