This lesson aims to delve deeper into the author’s background to provide some context for the Frankenstein novel and help the students understand some of the motives and inspirations for the text. Students will have the opportunity to utilize the available resources and activities to do a deep-dive into Mary Shelley and unearth the key facts of her life and career, culminating in a brief factual writing piece to showcase what they have learned.
This lesson aims to give students the tools necessary to understand characterization and how it is used - they will then use these skills to analyse the primary characters of the novel and identify their key traits. Resources include frameworks and guides to understanding characterization, character extracts and character trait banks to help analyse the primary characters.
This resource will help learners to unpick the Gothic genre to its base characteristics and identify these characteristics in written works. Allowing learners the opportunity to see how Gothic conventions are effectively utilized. After working through the lesson students will have a firmer grasp on what elements the genre is comprised off and how to use them so that they can them create their own short Gothic fiction piece.
This lesson aims to provide a base understanding of the plot for FRANKENSTEIN, highlighting key events, characters and themes. The resources contained are: extra research materials for characters, plot and themes activities quizzes and answer keys Once completed, students should have a firm grasp on the plot, characters and themes of the novel.
This lesson aims to explore some of the more challenging vocabulary from the novel. The tasks, extracts and resources within offer the students an opportunity to broaden their vocabulary base and provide them with a boost when it comes to fully grasping the text of Mary Shelley’s - Frankenstein.
Romanticism? A bygone era, but one that has far-reaching ties to many well-known works of art, literary and otherwise. With this resource, students will be able to unpick this topic and break it down to its fundamentals. Allowing them the opportunity to fully grasp this concept and its influence on the Frankenstein novel. The lesson will culminate in a mini-presentation showcasing their understanding of period.