Top Girls: Comprehensive Guide AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA A AS & A Level
  • WJEC AS

Explore social issues of gender roles, individualism and family relationships with your class in Caryl Churchill’s bold, witty and thought-provoking play. Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through the play. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to get to grips with this challenging play.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

This wide-ranging guide clearly covers every aspect, and encourages students to think independently about the play’s themes and messages.

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding