The To Kill a Mockingbird Philip Allan Literature Guide Teacher Resource Pack provides teachers with all the support they need to teach To Kill a Mockingbird 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 - An Inspector Calls - 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): To Kill a Mockingbird is 978-1-4441-1022-7.
Susan Elkin taught English in secondary schools for many years. She is also a freelance journalist working for newspapers such as the Daily Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, The Stage, SecEd and a wide range of magazines.
Introduction Background 1 Harper Lee 2 The racial background 3 North and South 4 Setting and context 5 The South in the 1950s and 1960s Chapter notes and activities Whole-text activities 1 Characterisation: Scout 2 Characterisation: Atticus 3 Characterisation: Jem 4 Themes 5 Exploring a theme: family 6 Exploring a theme: suffering caused by others 7 Exploring a theme: mockingbirds 8 Exploring style: viewpoint 9 Exploring style: imagery Exam practice 1 Higher and foundation tiers 2 Answering the questions 3 Planning your answers 4 Essay openings 5 Essay endings 6 Using varied vocabulary 7 Using evidence in essays 8 Essay writing: 10 don'ts 9 Sample grade-C essay 10 Sample grade-A* essay