- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):Peter Thomas, Jon Seal
- Available from: September 2015
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A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English qualifications.
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Written for the AQA GCSE English Literature specification for first teaching from 2015, this enhanced digital resource provides specific set text coverage for the 19th-century aspect of the specification. With progress at its heart, students will build their skills through a range of active learning approaches. Incorporating differentiated support, activities will help students develop whole-text knowledge. Digital Editions include bespoke video content. You can use Digital Editions online and on tablet devices.
A single one-year site licence for an unlimited number of teachers and students.
The Digital Editions are fully customisable and interactive, with extensive annotation and bookmarking tools making texts more accessible for students.
‘Assess to Progress’ on Digital edition provides expert marking support, progress tracking and reporting to save teachers time.
The Digital Editions include rich digital content created by English teachers with students’ needs in mind.
The Digital Editions allow teacher–student messaging, helping you connect with your class in a timely and practical way.
The Digital Editions work online via browsers and offline through the Digital app (iOS 7.1 and higher and Android 4.1 and higher), so students can access the book content any time and anywhere.
Encourages skills development and progression based on GCSE English Literature assessment objectives and study focus areas, including structure, contexts, characterisation and language.
Part 1 units explore each chapter of the novel in detail; Part 2 units consider the novel as a whole. An exam preparation section with guidance and practice includes example answers.
Free Digital Teacher’s Resources with each Digital Edition allow for easy linking and cross reference, and provide comprehensive planning support with additional opportunities for differentiation and extension.
- Introducing Frankenstein
- Part 1. Exploring the novel: Unit 1. A 'strange and harrowing story'
- Unit 2. Frankenstein starts work
- Unit 3. The birth of a creation
- Unit 4. Remorse, horror and despair
- Unit 5. A story of innocence and experience
- Unit 6. Rejection and revenge
- Unit 7. A journey through Europe
- Unit 8. Female companions
- Unit 9. The legacy
- Unit 10. The monstrous and the human
- Part 2. The novel as a whole: Unit 11. Plot and structure
- Unit 12. Context and setting
- Unit 13. Character and characterisation
- Unit 14. Themes and ideas
- Unit 15. Language
- Preparing for your exam
Jon has been a Teacher for over 25 years with experience as a Head of English, Head of Drama and Media Studies. He has written teacher guides with accompanying DVDs on Of Mice and Men, To Kill A Mockingbird and DVD film making in the classroom all published by NATE and he has written and directed a large number of plays and is a film maker winning a Jerwood Film Shorts Prize for Back To Earth.
Peter has previously been a Lecturer in Education, an English Teacher and an Advisory Teacher and is involved in English curriculum development and assessment. He has been an Associate Fellow of the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth, researching good practice in teaching the more able and is currently working with The Globe Education department as well as the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Peter has written for the national press, educational journals and NATE Classroom on various aspects of the English curriculum and its assessment. Publications include editions of Dickens novels as well as various GCSE support materials
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