Getting to Know… Bodas de Sangre

Suitable for Edexcel AS and A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Lorca’s classic Spanish tragedy. Students will get to know Bodas de Sangre inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level Edexcel writing exam.

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering social, geographical and theatrical context and the author and his influences provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study. Includes vocabulary, comprehension and research exercises.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the events of the play while examining related themes and issues. Activities include: comprehension, discussion, writing, busca una cita and more!
  • After: Full analysis of themes, characters, symbolism, structure and theatrical techniques encourages students to think critically about the play and evaluate its wider relevance.
    • Includes repaso activities – perfect for end-of-study revision
    • Dedicated exam preparation section helps students to apply what they have learnt. Includes exam-style practice questions, essay-writing guidance, sample answers and marking activities

More Getting to Know… resources for:
AQA
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WJEC
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‘This resource is extremely detailed with many excellent activities for KS5 students’
– S Dunne, Spanish 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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Tragedy in The Great Gatsby Literary Genre Booklet for AS and A Level AQA B

Tragedy in The Great Gatsby Literary Genre Booklet for AS and A Level AQA B

Complement your set-text teaching for Papers 1 and 2 with these innovative genre-based resources. Notes, quotes and activities help students situate their studied text within the genre of tragedy.

  1. Set the scene with introductory notes for both genre and text
  2. Concentrate attention on relevant features with focused, student-friendly analysis of tragic aspects in the text
    • Explore characters, language, structure, form, setting, critical reception and themes
    • Quotation analysis pinpoints key ideas
    • Literary and dramatic terms defined in context and in a comprehensive glossary
  3. Build analytical skills and consolidate genre-based tragedy knowledge with varied, creative activities – suggested answers included!
  4. Practise close reading for Section A with important tragic annotated extracts and accompanying activities

Presented as an A5 booklet for easy use – a perfect companion to ZigZag Education’s Comprehensive Guides.

Aspects of Tragedy AQA B English Literature Texts

AS Paper 1A Section A: Shakespeare
Othello or King Lear

AS Paper 1A Section B: Drama
Death of a Salesman, Richard II or A Streetcar Named Desire

AS Paper 2A Section A: Poetry
John Keats’s ‘Lamia’, ‘Isabella or the Pot of Basil’, ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’ and ‘The Eve of St Agnes’, Thomas Hardy’s Selected Poems or Poetry Anthology: Tragedy

AS Paper 2A Section B: Prose
The Great Gatsby, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, or The Remains of the Day

A Level Paper 1A Sections A and B: Shakespeare
Othello or King Lear

A Level Paper 1A Section C: Prose, Drama or Poetry
The Great Gatsby, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, John Keats’s ‘Lamia’, ‘Isabella or the Pot of Basil’, ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’ and ‘The Eve of St Agnes’, Death of a Salesman, Richard II, or Poetry Anthology: Tragedy

Price is £44 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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