A Kestrel for a Knave Notes and Activities for KS3

Accessible notes and engaging activities to support the teaching of A Kestrel for a Knave at KS3, which is perfect to prepare your Year 9 students for GCSE studies.

Student-friendly notes to aid students’ understanding of:
  • Barry Hines
  • Historical context and the setting
  • Key characters
  • The plot

Stimulating activities to engage students with the novel, including:
  • Differentiated discussion points
  • Creative writing tasks
  • Speaking & listening tasks
  • Crossword and a quiz
  • Worksheets to explore characters, themes, structure, context and language