An Inspector Calls

Resources for KS4 and upper secondary

Explore key themes from J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls in your English classroom with our range of ready-to-use resources from character guides, to full lessons and knowledge organisers. We've brought together the tools that your students will need to investigate the play and provide an informed personal response.

An Inspector Calls resources

Lessons and activities

Identify dramatic devices, unpick key themes and examine contrasting characters in J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls with these schemes of work, lessons and activities.

An Inspector Calls themes
reagamcint2010

An Inspector Calls themes

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Mindmap explaining why and how different themes are presented in An Inspector Calls: \- Social Respnsibility \- Learning About Life \- Judgement \- Men and Women \- Young and Old \- Social Class \- Family Life \- Britain 1912/1945
Context: An Inspector Calls, Using Cows.
Withnail83

Context: An Inspector Calls, Using Cows.

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An easy-to-use and simple deconstruction of Socialism and Capitalism using the 'Two Cows' political system metaphor. Can easily be used as a springboard in to further study of characters in the play and their traits.

Key learning and revision

From knowledge organisers to help your students condense and consolidate knowledge to exam planning tools and practice questions, explore this selection of resources below from teachers in the Tes community.

An Inspector Calls Essay Plans
markfleck11

An Inspector Calls Essay Plans

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This useful resource gives points, quotes, and perceptive contextual analysis for a range of character and theme-based essay questions. It is arranged in an easy-to-read table with brief notation, summarising the main points for each question. This resource includes plans for all the characters (inc...
Mrs Birling An Inspector Calls Model Answer
EnglishGrade5

Mrs Birling An Inspector Calls Model Answer

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A Grade 8+ Model answer for the character of Mrs Birling. To achieve a high mark in the exam, students need to create a convincing, perceptive argument about the character where they can thread a critical stance through their response. The thread through this response is - could we pity Mrs Birl...
An Inspector Calls: essay planning tool
amy117

An Inspector Calls: essay planning tool

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This document is a summary sheet aimed at a high-ability year 10 class, but can be adapted for other sets. It takes them step-by-step through the process of planning a conceptualised essay with deep analysis. Each stage of the essay process is modelled.
An Inspector Calls Revision
EnglishGCSEcouk

An Inspector Calls Revision

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An Inspector Calls - A fully differentiated revision guide for KS4 students to prepare for Section A of the new specification AQA Literature Paper 2, which includes differentiated activities and resources to support students as they revise for J B Priestley's An Inspector Calls. UPDATED AND REVAM...
AN INSPECTOR CALLS 4 KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS
HMBenglishresources1984

AN INSPECTOR CALLS 4 KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS

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Four A3 revision sheets for An Inspector Calls. Sheet 1 revises character points, quotations and context and has 3 differentiated activities. Sheet 2 revises themes and has an exam style question for each of the 5 themes: age gender class responsibility wealth power and influence....
An Inspector Calls Knowledge Organiser
thebth23

An Inspector Calls Knowledge Organiser

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This organiser acts as both a PLC and a summative revision tool. Students are encouraged to highlight concepts as the learning is embedded and they also use the guide to develop revision cards. Quizzes are also a helpful measure of progress.
An Inspector Calls Escape Room
EnglishGCSEcouk

An Inspector Calls Escape Room

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Revise An Inspector Calls by J B Priestley through an engaging escape room lesson! It is filled with codes, puzzles and activities to get students to revise characters, themes and contexts as they work in groups or escape crews to get out of the locked dining room! Includes answers for e...

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