AQA GCSE English Literature Activities and Exam Practice:
1: Activities to support reading the text
Pre-reading The Dust Bowl and California Dreaming
Ch. 1 Focus: character; theme of dreams
Ch. 2 Focus: style, language and character
Ch. 3 Focus: language, character, setting, viewpoint, loneliness
Ch. 4 Focus: character, viewpoint, prejudice and oppression
Ch. 5 Focus: character, plot, viewpoint, setting and atmosphere
Ch. 6 Focus: language, viewpoint and setting
2: Exam practice
Answering AQA exam questions
Sample essay (Grade C)
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Part 1 provides chapter-by-chapter activities for classroom and homework to support reading the text.
Part 2 provides activities which guide students through the process of writing exam essays on Of Mice and Men for AQA. It explains:
The resource has been fully updated to reflect the new specification and two-part exam questions, and its 'other cultures' status .
Length: 40 pp
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