Tess of the D’Urbervilles: Comprehensive Guide for AS & A Level English Literature

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Trace the tragic story of Tess Durbeyfield, a woman betrayed by the callousness of Victorian society and the men who governed it. Detailed analysis and a vast bank of questions will engage students and amplify understanding of this Hardy classic.

Set text for:

  • AQA A
  • AQA B
  • Edexcel
Engage your students!
Throughout:

  • tasks to develop students’ personal responses
  • key quotations
  • practice essay questions

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
  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
    Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered

Plus! Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

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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Rossetti’s Selected Poems Comprehensive Guide for AS and A Level OCR

Memory, the supernatural, religion, love, desire and death are all addressed in this eclectic collection of Christina Rossetti’s poetry. Ready-to-use, detailed study notes, guide your students through the challenges of teasing meaning from poetic language and structure with fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis. Active learning tasks, extended essay questions or debate prompts finish each section, to deepen your students’ understanding of the poetry and prompt them to apply what they have learnt.

The pack tackles the key stages of text analysis.

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

Plus! Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

‘The resource explores each poem in depth and uses terminology required for KS5. This resource would be beneficial to teachers at any stage of their career as it is easily accessible and very clear. The focus on narrative is very clear and also the wider context.’ – K Greaves, English Teacher and Independent Reviewer (Feedback from legacy edition)

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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Poems of the Decade Comprehensive Guide for Edexcel AS/A Level (Endorsed)

Poems of the Decade Comprehensive Guide for Edexcel AS/A Level (Endorsed)

Set text for: Edexcel AS & A Level

This Comprehensive Guide is endorsed for the 2015 A Level Edexcel English Specification.

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your class through this collection of diverse contemporary poetry. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to get the most out of this exciting collection – sure to strike a chord with your A Level class.

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-throughThorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each poem
  2. Drawing it all togetherIn-depth discussion of the collection focuses on literary approaches and how to apply them to individual poems
  3. Indicative contentTo support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

Price is 99 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Lady Audley’s Secret Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level

(First Teaching 2015)

Set text for: Edexcel AS & A Level

Blackmail, bigamy, murder, arson, intrigue… Braddon’s fast-paced and absorbing novel about a beautiful, yet cunning, middle-class Victorian woman established her as one of the masters of the sensation genre. Investigate her manipulative villainess alongside themes, language, critical reception and more with this illuminating guide.

Engage your students!

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

Each pack tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
  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

Also included! Comparison activities across the Edexcel Crime and Detection set texts: In Cold Blood, The Murder Room and The Moonstone.

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

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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The Winter’s Tale Comprehensive Guide for A Level (exams from 2016)

The WinterSet text for:

AQA A AS & A Level

Structured and detailed analysis illuminates Shakespeare’s meaningful play about love, repentance and time. Focused commentary on key quotes helps students consider the play’s multifaceted characters, complex genre and intriguing ending.

Engage your students!

Throughout:

  • debate prompts
  • active learning tasks
  • further reading suggestions
  • key literary and linguistic terms
  • practice essay questions

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through – Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
  2. Drawing it all together – In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, language, form, structure, context
  3. Indicative content – Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered

“I think this resource is fabulously detailed and incredibly accurate in its interpretation of the play. A really good go-to guide when it comes to picking this play up and teaching it to the demands of the new specification for A Level for the first time.” – K Chanter, 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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Persuasion AS/A Level Comprehensive Guide (first teaching 2015)

Persuasion AS/A Level Comprehensive Guide

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes illuminating the profits and perils of persuasive speech in Jane Austen’s delicately written final finished work. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to reconcile the ‘marriage plot’ typical to Austen’s work alongside absorbing themes of responsibility, friendship and folly.

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 chapter
  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
    Supports teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

‘An excellent resource… The activities integrated throughout the resource are appropriately challenging and facilitate independent learning.’ – E Hewitt, English HoD, Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — 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.

Persuasion AS/A Level Comprehensive Guide

Persuasion AS/A Level Comprehensive Guide

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes illuminating the profits and perils of persuasive speech in Jane Austen’s delicately written final finished work. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to reconcile the ‘marriage plot’ typical to Austen’s work alongside absorbing themes of responsibility, friendship and folly.

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 chapter
  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
    Supports teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

‘An excellent resource… The activities integrated throughout the resource are appropriately challenging and facilitate independent learning.’ – E Hewitt, English HoD, Independent Reviewer (legacy edition)

Price is £69 — 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.