King Lear AS and A Level English Literature Activity Pack

Set text for:
  • AQA B AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level
  • Eduqas A Level
  • WJEC A Level

A fresh, dynamic approach to one of Shakespeare’s most captivating and tragic dramas. This Activity Pack will take your students far beyond the plot, ensuring deeper understanding, wider discussion and more detailed analysis of this fascinating play.

Ready-to-use handouts cover the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs

Plus! Answers to all activities

Prepare
Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study

Explore
Appealing section-by-section tasks guide students through the play, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged

Reflect
Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes • Attitudes and Values • Writer's use of language • Form • Structure • Context • Critical Reception