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AQA B Lit: Gothic Literature: Scheme of Work for A Level

Gothic Literature: Introductory Scheme of Work

for A Level

An intelligently-planned 14 lesson scheme of work, providing a concise introduction to the genre. Uses key extracts of texts to highlight important gothic features. Each extract has engaging tasks and activities to help students learn the conventions of the genre and how to identify them.

  • All necessary extracts and worksheets included
  • Perfect preparation for the teaching of a whole unit
  • Uses extracts from: The Castle of Otranto, The Monk, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Paradise Lost, The Mysteries of Udolpho, Nightmare Abbey, Northanger Abbey, The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, The Tell-Tale Heart, Lady Audley’s Secret, Everything that Rises Must Converge, The Bloody Chamber

ALSO: Interesting teaching ideas and activities for students, with questions for both discussion and essay writing - great practice for the exams and coursework.

"Excellent! Very comprehensively written and caters for all levels of comprehension. Exactly matches specification and covers a wide range of various types of gothic literature across time.”
A Sargent, English Teacher, Independent Reviewer

"It clearly gives a wide experience of Gothic Literature, with many varied tasks & texts to consider... offer[ing] candidates a thorough understanding of the genre.”
A Harwood, English HoD, Independent Reviewer

“A thorough resource...The work tasks are excellent as this is not an easy genre to deliver & the ideas are imaginative. It matches [the spec] brilliantly.”
S Fallon, English Teacher, Independent Reviewer