The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature

Suitable for: Edexcel | AQA | OCR | Eduqas

A respectable and mild-mannered doctor develops a liquid to help him better understand the human psyche. Instead, he unleashes a power from within himself that is too monstrous to be contained…
Investigate the novel’s compelling themes of good, evil and the duality of human nature, and discover Victorian attitudes towards science and progress with this collection of inventive and imaginative activities.

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Spoken language practice
  • 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 and diverse tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Setting • Themes • 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.

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Twelfth Night Activity Pack for AS and A Level English Literature

Twelfth Night Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Set text for:

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

Mistaken identity, misplaced passions and the folly of ambition come together to create one of Shakespeare’s most hilarious, most ridiculous and most antic-filled plays.

Engage your class in Twelfth Night’s topsy-turvy storyline and tangled web of characters with a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

  • 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

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore Appealing act-by-act tasks guide students through the play, 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

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Othello Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Othello Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Set text for:

  • AQA A AS & A Level
  • AQA B AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level

Transport your class to the exotic and tragic world of the Renaissance Mediterranean, with comprehensive and dynamic activities on Shakespeare’s most theatrical tragedy.

Explore the play’s destructive and gripping themes, observe Shakespeare’s amazing ability at characterisation, and discover the contextual factors that make Othello such a fascinating text.

Ready-to-use handouts cover the whole text, 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

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs

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 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

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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Jane Eyre GCSE Activity Pack for English Literature (exams from 2017)

Jane Eyre GCSE Activity Pack for English Literature (exams from 2017)

This comprehensive activity bank will strengthen and deepen students’ understanding of Charlotte Brontë’s multifaceted novel. With over 100 stimulating, ready-to-use activities, covering all aspects of the novel, you’re sure to find something to suit your class.

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. An ideal complement to the Study Guide for this text.

Plus! Suggested answers included – and teacher notes for effortless planning!

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Shakespeare Close-reading Starters and Plenaries for KS3

Shakespeare Close-reading Starters and Plenaries for KS3

Generate excitement and focus amongst your students with imaginative and original starter activities!

  • Wide range of useful vocabulary for students to learn and relate to existing knowledge
  • Encourages students to think laterally about how words and phrases shape meaning
  • Fully cross-referenced to reading objectives of the KS3 national curriculum
  • All instructions and answers included
  • 25 activities for each text!

 

Activity Type Part 1: Recognition Games Part 2: Discussion Activities
Quote Hunt A quotation is revealed word by word. Students will aim to
identify the full quotation and which character it is spoken
by.
Students explore the meaning of a key word from the quotation in terms of a) the whole play, and b) the quotation itself.
Fade Out Students try to memorise jumbled words from a quotation and put them in the right order. Students explore the meaning of a key word both in and
outside of the context of the quotation.
Tone of Voice Students identify the appropriate tone of voice for the quotation given. Students work in pairs speaking the lines aloud, thinking about tone of voice, body language and dramatic pauses.
Wipe Out Students identify which 6 out of 12 quotations are spoken by a particular character. Students explore and analyse one of the quotations in detail.
WordPics Students have to identify the missing word in a quotation
using one of three picture clues.
Students consider why the playwright chose the identified
word rather than another.

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Dorian Gray: Activity Pack for AS/A Level

Dorian Gray: Activity Pack for AS/A Level

 

Dorian Gray: Activity Pack for AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:

  • Edexcel AS & A Level
  • OCR 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.

What would you do to gain eternal youth and beauty? In a society
increasingly obsessed with appearances, Oscar Wilde’s dazzling
novel about the human soul and the power of vanity could not be
more opportune. This invaluable activity pack provides a variety
of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole novel, for you to
mix and match to suit your class. Also includes comparison
activities with Bram Stoker’s Dracula and many more key Gothic
texts.

Prepare

Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study

Explore

Appealing chapter-by-chapter 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 • Genre • Themes • Writer’s use of
language • Structure • Context • Critical Reception

 

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Love Through the Ages Pre-1900 Activity Pack for AS and A Level AQA A

Love Through the Ages Pre-1900 Activity Pack for AS and A Level AQA A

Ready-to-use activities systematically cover all 14 poems in the Pre-1900 Poetry Anthology with versatile individual and group tasks on the ever-relevant topic of love.

Promote independent thought

Line by line, students complete reading activities on vital concepts such as dialect, voice, binary opposites and pronouns.  Great for pinpointing question-relevant ideas or unseen poetry practice!

Activities suit all learning types

From gap fills and debates, to pun-picking and modernising Shakespearean language – the huge variety of creative, visual, discussion, and kinaesthetic activities is sure to keep your class contributing and focused.

Mix and match to suit your class!

Self-contained, skill-building activities are labelled with the relevant AO – ideal for handouts to support weaker learners and stretch the gifted and talented.

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

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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