- Format:Print/online bundle
- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):Peter Thomas, Jon Seal
- Available from: January 2019
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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 Student Book and digital bundle provide in-depth support for studying Frankenstein. Exploring Mary Shelley’s novel chapter-by-chapter and as a whole text, this resource builds students’ skills and confidence in understanding and writing about this 19th-century classic. Designed for classroom and independent use, rich digital content includes bespoke video. Fully accessible online and on tablet devices downloaded through the Cambridge Reader app.
Written specifically for the 2015 AQA GCSE English Literature specification, covering the 19th-century aspect of the specification.
Class, group and individual activities will support students in building the skills they need to write personal, creative and critical responses to texts.
A progressive learning sequence incorporates differentiated support, providing opportunities to stretch the more able and support those who need it.
Detailed activities based around characters, plot and the writer’s craft encourage students to develop whole-text understanding.
Draws and builds on prior learning through Assessment for Learning activities, allowing students to develop confidence and skills in reporting and responding to literature.
Provides exam preparation through practice tasks, advice for students and annotated sample answers to demonstrate a range of achievement.
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 edition include rich digital content created by English teachers with students’ needs in mind.
Free Digital edition 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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