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Educating Rita Study Guide

Educating Rita Study Guide

With original character and scene illustrations

Provides clear and concise summaries on each scene to aid comprehension, with questions & tasks throughout to support learning & effective revision.

  • Many relevant and engaging discussion points
  • Useful quotations anayses for each scene
  • Creative writing, close reading and speaking & listening activities

Importantly includes assessment material specific to each examination board

  • OCR Foundation and Higher sample questions
  • Guided plan of sample answer
  • Edexcel sample controlled assessment tasks

Covers Everything
  • plot overview
  • character summaries
  • useful quotations and scene summaries, all with analysis
  • historical and social contexts
  • themes
  • language
  • setting

For each exam board the mode of assessment is considered and specific material for this is included.

This guide adheres to the requirements of the new specifications for GCSE Literature. The summary grid below indicates which units allow for the study of this text and the methods of assessment.

  English Literature English Language
AQA   Unit 3a: Understanding spoken & written texts and writing creatively Part A (extended reading)
Optional text for controlled assessment.
Edexcel Unit 3: Shakespeare and Contemporary Drama  
Optional text for controlled assessment.
OCR Unit 2: Modern Drama Unit 1: extended literary text and imaginative writing
One of six texts prescribed for an exam. Optional text for controlled assessment.*
WJEC   Unit 3: Literary reading & creative writing — studying written language (extended literary text)
Optional text for controlled assessment.

*For OCR Language, centres can either choose from the prescribed texts (Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar) or they can choose their own text.