A Doll’s House (Tanika Gupta adaptation): Springboard Scheme of Work for GCSE Edexcel

Striking a chord heavier than its original counterpart by Henrik Ibsen, Tanika Gupta’s adaptation of A Doll’s House set in India under Crown rule offers even more layers of intrigue, atmosphere and gender politics.

Set text for GCSE Edexcel

Covering key thematic and theatrical elements, this Springboard Scheme of Work will help students to gain solid grounding of the events of the play while exploring performance, design and directorial aspects:

  • 9 one-hour lessons explore all relevant aspects of the play – including context, characters, themes, form, and staging
    • Chronological exploration of scenes
    • Lesson plans with starters, mains, plenaries and homeworks, plus plenty of ideas for differentiation
  • Variety of practical activities engages students with active exploration, experimentation and peer- and self-evaluation
  • Ready-to-use handouts mean minimal preparation – also perfect as quick, end-of-year revision sheets!
  • Plus! Glossary of key terms

Fully geared towards this new set text on the 2016 GCSE Edexcel Drama specification, these exciting and engaging lessons will increase students’ core knowledge – and develop crucial dramatic skills.

Perfect preparation for not only the written exam, but for any other component of the course!