Things I Know to be True: Exploratory Pack for GCSE

Suitable for all specs

Set text for GCSE:
  • AQA

Encompassing the complex dynamics of love and family and identity and change, study of Andrew Bovell’s Australian play provides students an exciting exploration of the structure of theatre and how it can be pushed to its extremes.

These ready-to-use, student-friendly notes and 76 engaging exploratory activities combine to create the ultimate practical study pack for the play.

  • Packed with practical, written, research and discussion tasks
  • Practice essay questions interwoven throughout
  • Key glossary terms in bold throughout
  • Teaching notes and indicative content
  1. Consolidate contextual understanding
    Find out how the playwright, the social, historical, political and cultural contexts and the performance context inform the play
  2. Explore the play scene by scene Get insightful commentary and analysis of relevant events and themes while considering the implications on performance, direction and design
  3. Uncover theatrical possibilities
    Take a closer look at production concepts, characterisation, staging, lighting, sound, props, costume and more in light of the whole play