This gorgeously illustrated Unit prepares students for changes to the GCSE for 2017, including Victorian period fiction, non-fiction and poetry extracts sensitively abridged to lower the reading age to 12-13 so that KS3 students can access and enjoy these fascinating literary heritage texts.
The arrangement of texts includes study by topic: character, place, plus major themes of the period, from consumer culture, colonialism, the god-like narrator, science fiction and fantasy. It includes major poems, simplified. The unit sets literature in its period.
Some texts are trickier than others.
There are two versions of the workbook: one with plenty of white space notes; the other is closer, so there are fewer pages to photocopy.
The set includes:Dickens, Eliot, Gaskell, Bronte, Stevenson, Wells, Morris, Kipling, Whitman, Bronte, Rossetti, Barratt Browning, Tennyson