The Handmaid’s Tale AS/A Level English Comprehensive Guide

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide students through the troubled Republic of Gilead. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to wrestle with highly charged themes of rebellion, religion and reproduction. Plus thought-provoking questions and tasks to effectively stimulate class discussion of Atwood’s popular dystopian novel as well as hone students’ writing.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each section
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Includes glossary of Gileadean terms to ensure full understanding of Atwood’s neologisms.

‘This is an excellent resource which provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the novel. The combinations of notes and student questions are particularly helpful in structuring the teaching of this text. I was incredibly impressed by the level of detail in this resource. It fits the specification incredibly well and clearly details what students will need to know about the novel.An excellent resource which would be a valuable asset to any institution.’ – L Deighton, Head of English and Independent Reviewer

Price is £89 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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