The Handmaid’s Tale: Activity Pack for AS and A Level

Not only has the dystopian genre captured the imagination of readers in recent decades, but Atwood’s depiction of a society ravaged by environmental disaster – that finds solutions in a regime of distorted traditional and ultraconservative values – has eerie echoes across the world today. This invaluable, detailed activity pack affords students the opportunity to explore gender, social values and themes of power through a variety of ready-to-use handouts covering the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

Set text for:

  • OCR A Level
  • AQA A AS and A Level
  • AQA B AS and A Level
  • Edexcel AS and A Level

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs throughout!

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare

    Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore

    Appealing chapter-by-chapter tasks guide students through the
    text, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills
    while remaining engaged
  • Reflect

    Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key
    areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes •
    Attitudes and Values • Writer’s Use of Language • Form •
    Structure • Context • Critical Reception

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

Price is £79
Click here for full details and to order.

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