King Lear: Comprehensive Guide AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)
- AQA AS & A Level
- Edexcel A Level
- Eduqas A Level
Madness, morality, dishonesty and, of course, the unavoidable cruelty of Shakespearian fate – this tragedy has everything you need to keep students absorbed! Ready-to-use study notes guide with fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis, along with discussion prompts and class exercises to deepen students’ understanding of Shakespeare’s dark and deceitful 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:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
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
To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered
Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding
Thorough resource covering key aspects of the play and of tragedy. Student accessible too! Could be given to allow them to work through sections independently. P Upton, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer