Anita and Me - Unit of Work
GCSE English Teaching Unit - Anita and Me (155 slide PowerPoint, 17 worksheets and 21 lessons)

Anita and Me by Meera Syal contains 11 lessons designed to develop pupil knowledge and understanding of the plot, characters, language, themes and the social and historical context of the novel. Activities i:

-A brief biography of Meera Syal

-An explanation of the social and historical context of the novel (1970s Britain, the Black Country, immigration in the 70s, racial tensions, the partition of India )

-Plot tracking

-Activities to explore structure

-Analysis of Meena and her family as well as Anita, Tracey and Robert

- Exploration of key themes - identity, racism, family, friendship , childhood, growing up, the cultural diversity of C20th Britain

- And a whole lot more!
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Created: Jun 12, 2015

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