Unseen Prose - 5 lessons

5 lessons which introduce the unseen prose element to A Level students.

Extracts from 19th century classic are used to give students a grounding of themes within classic literature before the transition to post-1945 texts.

Each lesson is focused on how to answer an exam-style theme question based on a short extract.

Lesson 1:
Great Expectations - Miss Havisham extract.
Explore the significance of degeneration in this extract.

Lesson 2:
Frankenstein - Chapter 5 extract.
Explore the significance of disappointment in this extract.

Lesson 3:
Jane Eyre - Extract about Bertha
Explore the significance of restriction in this extract.

Lesson 4:
Jekyll and Hyde - Extract from Jekyll’s statement
Explore the significance of duality in this extract.

Lesson 5:
The Catcher in the Rye - opening paragraph
Explore the significance of cynicism in the extract.

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  • Unseen-Prose-Lesson-4-Jekyll-and-Hyde.pptx
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