A 110-slide PowerPoint that explores Act Three of ‘An Inspector Calls’. The PPT covers:
Revision of Act Two
Put quotations in order + identify quotes in relation to three different themes: a) Parents and children b) Responsibility
c) Capitalism versus socialism.
A range of differentiated sample paragraphs in response to the above tasks. Students identify the missing words.
Worksheets for the characters of Arthur, Sheila, Gerald and Sybil in terms of their attitude towards responsibility.
Quotations: ‘Who Said What?’ task + sample answers
Exploration task on how Act Two ends (differentiated).
Focus on Eric: Quotation Hunt followed by comparison task in relation to Eric and Eva’s relationship and Gerald and Daisy’s relationship.
Illegal Versus Immoral Behaviour task.
A 15-point quiz (essentially how capitalist/socialist are you?)
Group-work task on the contextual background of the Inspector’s speech: capitalism v socalism, communism, the rise of the USSR, communism in the USSR, the reasons for Priestley’s socialist views, British capitalists’ antipathy towards socalism, rising public interest in socialism, Conservative anti-socialist propaganda task (diff’d) + the Labour win of 1945 + its effects.
Analysis of the Inspector’s final speech task.
Sample extended analysis of the Inspector’s final speech.
Exploring the aftermath of the Inspector’s departure + extended response task on theme of responsibility.
The significance of the end of the play in terms of the generational divide + time theories in ‘An Inspector Calls’, extended response
Act 3: 20 questions
A whole-play revision section.
Suited to middle-upper-ability learners.