The An Inspector Calls Philip Allan Literature Guide Teacher Resource Pack provides teachers with all the support they need to teach An Inspector Calls in the context of the new GCSE English Literature specifications. This classroom-based resource is for use throughout the GCSE course to help consolidate students' knowledge, learning and appreciation of the text and will leave students better prepared for their exams.
Covering all aspects of the novel, a whole range of higher- and lower-tier interactive activities, plus extension tasks for homework, can be used before, during and after students have read the text. Once students are familiar with the text, further exam revision activities, tailored to each exam specification, will ensure your students can reach the highest grades. A separate section of activities and advice for students who are studying the novel for the controlled assessment is also included.
This fully photocopiable pack will:
- save hours of preparation time - provide an invaluable source of thoroughly researched material - create opportunities for a more student-centred learning approach - provide a solution to specialist staff absenceThe pack comes with free access to a website where teachers can share teaching ideas and download extra materials, plus a free CD-ROM. The CD-ROM contains Word documents
of the whole pack that allow teachers to adapt the content to their
students' needs, as well as PDFs to enable printing out as an
alternative to photocopying.
Other pack titles available in the series are:
- Lord of the Flies - Of Mice and Men - A View from the Bridge - A View from the Bridge - Pride and Prejudice - Romeo and Juliet - Anita and Me - The Woman in Black - AQA Anthology: Moon on the Tides (Conflict and Relationships)Each of the packs in the series has been produced in conjunction with a Philip Allan Literature Guide (for GCSE), written for students as a course companion and revision tool. The ISBN for the Philip Allan Literature Guide (for GCSE): An Inspector Calls is 978-1-4441-1023-4.
Najoud Ensaff is an experienced teacher, a former head of department and an educational writer. She has taught English and drama in top state and independent schools. She has published over 20 educational books and has examined at GCSE.
Introduction Teacher feedback form Background 1 Priestley and his times 2 Society 3 War 4 Class and power 5 Edwardian era and class etiquette Section notes and activities Whole-text activities 1 Exploring themes 2 Exploring themes: power 3 Exploring themes: time 4 Society 5 Exploring characters 6 Exploring structure and style Exam practice 1 Higher and foundation tiers 2 Passage-based questions 3 Answering exam questions 4 Planning your answers 5 Essay openings 6 Essay endings 7 Using varied vocabulary 8 Using evidence in essays 9 Essay writing: ten don'ts 10 Sample grade C essay 11 Sample grade A* essay Controlled assessments 1 Introduction 2 Characterisation 3 Stagecraft (1) 4 Stagecraft (2) 5 Theme 6 Time 7 Relationships Homework 1 Context 2 Plot 3 What is Birling like, and how do you know? 4 Who is the Inspector? 5 Symbols 6 Themes: difference between generations 7 Themes: time 8 Themes: law and morality 9 How does Priestley create suspense? 10 How does Priestley use dramatic and proleptic irony? 11 Staging 12 Answering an essay question (1) 13 Answering an essay question (2) 14 Improving an essay 15 Writing an exam essay (1) 16 Writing an exam essay (2) 17 Writing passage-based essays (1) 18 Writing passage-based essays (2) Answers Section notes and activities Whole-text activities Homework Mapping grid