Measure for Measure Activity Pack for AS and A Level

Measure for Measure Activity Pack for AS and A Level

Set text for:

  • OCR AS & A Level
  • AQA A AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level
  • Eduqas A Level

Activities include:

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

The city of Vienna is plagued by an abundance of brothels and unchaste morals. The one man who can re-establish order disappears, and it’s up to his unmerciful deputy to clean up the city… Guarantee engagement with this invaluable activity pack.

Diverse and original activities cover the whole play from 5-minute performance tasks to independent contextual study and analysis. Mix and match to suit your class!

Prepare
Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study

Explore
Appealing scene-by-scene tasks guide students through the novel, 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

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

‘Excellent. The approach to the resource was intelligent, serious and focused throughout and the author had clearly put a great deal of thought into it. It showed great passion for the play and a keen sense of the issues Shakespeare addresses in it and the techniques he uses to do so.’ – A Stanton, Teacher 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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Getting to Know… Der Vorleser

Getting to Know... Der Vorleser

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Bernhard Schlink’s triumphant post-war parable about the struggle to come to terms with the past. Students will get to know Der Vorleser inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams.

  • Before: Introductory tasks cover background to the novel and the author. Includes special section to expand students’ literary vocabulary and facilitate critical analysis.
  • During: The comprehensive chapter-by-chapter analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students consolidate their knowledge of the novel through comprehension and reflection questions. Followed by critical examination of themes, characters, symbols and literary technique.
  • After: Bespoke exam section covering new exam requirements, tips for planning and writing literary essays, and sample essay with marking activity.

More Getting to Know… resources for:
AQA
Edexcel
WJEC
CCEA

‘Good vocab lists in German which gives students keywords but also makes them do some work by working out the meanings (…) I think that this resource would be extremely helpful for a teacher, especially as it includes the solutions to the questions. A teacher would also be able to pick and choose certain parts and use this resource when planning their scheme of work on Der Vorleser’
– S Davidson, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer

‘I thought that the resource was a comprehensive and authoritative study guide to one of the most important German literary works of the last 20 years. It provides students with the chance to study the holistic picture, as well as the text itself, by looking in depth at themes raised. The educational value of the resource is vast.’
– N Jeffery, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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AS/A Level WJEC/Eduqas English – Paradise Lost Book 9 Activity Pack

Paradise Lost Book 9 Activity Pack for AS/A Level WJEC/Eduqas English

Unearth Book IX of Milton’s bold, biblical tale of humanity’s fall from Eden. Share in the significance of Adam and Eve’s original sin with creative and stimulating activities, differentiated for all levels. This invaluable activity pack provides a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole of Book IX, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

Activities include:

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

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare
    Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study, including crucial notes on context
  • Explore
    Appealing section-by-section 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 • Genre • Themes • Writer’s use of language • Form • Structure

Plus! Essential exam advice – from keeping cool the night before, to on-the-day preparation!

Price is £74 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Getting to Know… Le silence de la mer

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of a book which became a symbol of resistance against Nazi occupiers. Students will get to know Le silence de la mer inside out and be fully prepared for the A Level Eduqas writing exam.

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the logical structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent research:

  • Before: Includes introductory tasks covering historical context, the author and genre. Special sections on literary and wartime vocabulary give students the tools they need to present their analysis.
  • During: The comprehensive chapter-by-chapter walk-through ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the narrative through vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, and writing activities.

    Includes dedicated whole-text analysis section covering characters, setting, themes, techniques, structure, symbols, messages and reception.

  • After: Exam-style questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Example essay prompts discussion of successful essay technique.

More Getting to Know… resources for:
AQA
Edexcel
WJEC
CCEA

This is an impressive resource, well thought out and organised. It considers the requirements of the examining body, but also shows an awareness of students’ needs, in that it offers a variety of source material, activities, vocabulary and questions.

– S Webster, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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GCSE Eduqas Set Extract Analysis: Mozart and Rainbow

GCSE Eduqas Set Extract Analysis: Mozart and Rainbow

Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Movement 3, Minuet and Trio) and Rainbow: ‘Since You’ve Been Gone’

Get your whole class totally familiar with these two very different set extracts for GCSE Eduqas Music.

This supportive, confidence-building resource will guide your students through each piece, encouraging them to discover the analysis for themselves and developing listening and appraising skills for the exam.

Prepare

  • Need-to-know context and pre-listening ‘Do It Yourself!’ tasks build a firm foundation for learning.
  • Plus! Introduction to keys, chords and transposing instruments for the Mozart extract makes Classical techniques accessible.

Learn

  • Guided bar-by-bar analysis works through the piece in manageable sections. Supported with annotated score extracts and student-friendly key term definitions.
  • Regular consolidation tasks encourage engagement, and build confidence to apply theory independently. Answers included!

Revise

  • Revision tools – including a quick-glance overview structured by musical element, and a comprehensive glossary – strengthen knowledge and understanding.
  • A range of exam-style questions with full mark schemes – perfect preparation for the listening paper.

Integrate into your class teaching, or set for independent learning – it’s up to you!

‘A useful resource… Really clear and well written, and appropriate to the level and learners. The analysis is thorough and in the appropriate level of detail.’ – R Edwards, Music Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Silas Marner Activity Pack for GCSE (exams from 2017)

Silas Marner Activity Pack for GCSE (exams from 2017)

Bring George Eliot’s classic novel to life with this diverse and engaging resource covering all aspects of the novel. Includes brilliant visual and kinaesthetic activities to address exam requirements in a dynamic way.

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every chapter is explored through a range of thought-provoking tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Relationships • Setting • Themes • Ideas and Messages • Language • Form • Structure • Context

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class. Detailed teacher’s notes for every section complement the student worksheets with differentiation and homework ideas for all. Plus! Answers to tasks included for easy marking.

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and creative writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Appealing tasks based on modern media

‘Would encourage even the most reluctant student to engage with the text.’ – M Lloyd, English Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Pride and Prejudice GCSE Activity Pack (exams from 2017)

Pride and Prejudice GCSE Activity Pack

There are plenty of literary aspects to examine in Austen’s peerless novel of manners, and this wide-ranging resource allows students to explore them all. Special features include regular analysis of Austen’s use of humour, and summaries of literary devices in each chapter. The variety of tasks included and the differentiation advice make this creative and stimulating pack suitable for all.

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Appealing tasks based on modern media

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every chapter is explored through a range of thought-provoking tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Relationships • Setting • Themes • Ideas and Messages • Language • Form • Structure • Context

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class.

Plus! Suggested answers for questions and activities included.

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.