Lesson on extracts from Chapters 1 & 2, focusing on Victor and his desire for knowledge. Includes high level model paragraph
6 Lessons on Invisible Mass of the Back Row from the AQA GCSE Telling Tales anthology. Lesson 1 - Lines 1-20 - First impressions of Hortense Lesson 2 - Lines 21-56 - Further analysis, includes context on Christopher Columbus and Jamaica **Lesson 3 **- Lines 57-123 - Analysis of Hortense’s school and staff **Lesson 4 **- Lines 124-186 - Analysis of Hortense’s feelings about leaving Jamaica for England Lesson 5 - Lines 187-243 - Hortense’s move to England, including creative writing task and context on key figures in Black history Lesson 6 - Lines 244 to end - Reflection and Hortense’s development throughout the story Lessons also available individually.
Context lesson based around Dickens description of poverty in Victorian London to prepare students for reading Oliver Twist.
Whole lesson on Dickens’ presentation of Nancy in Chapter 16, with Lang Paper 1 Question 4 style evaluative question. Extract included.
Whole lesson on Chapter 11 of Lord of the Flies, focusing on the symbolism of Piggy’s death
Lesson in which students work in groups with 6 different extracts featuring Fagin to present back on Dickens’ presentation of him. Ideal for after students have studied whole novel.
Lesson with contextual information about Victorian workhouses and analysis of Dickens’ use of language in Chapter 2 of the novel.
Lesson focusing on the monster’s perspective and the meeting between him and Victor.
Lesson focusing on Act 3 sc 3 of Much Ado About Nothing and an introduction to the comic subplot involving Dogberry and Verges.
Lesson focusing on the events after the public shaming of Hero at her wedding in Much Ado About Nothing. Looks at the plan Friar Francis sets in motion and Beatrice’s behaviour, asking Benedick to ‘Kill Claudio’
Two lessons covering the final scene of Much Ado About Nothing Lesson 1- is the ending predictable or unexpected? Lesson 2- To what extent can the ending be perceived as problematic?
Lesson on extracts from Chapters 3 & 4, focusing on Victor Frankenstein’s creation of the monster and the impact it has on him.
3 lessons on Chapter 9 of Lord of the Flies, with particular focus on Simon Lesson 1 - Significance of Simon’s character Lesson 2 - Simon’s hallucinations, human nature Lesson 3 - Simon’s death, symbolism
Lesson on Chapter 8 of Lord of the Flies - to what extent is Ralph a good leader?