Getting to Know... Sophie Scholl

Suitable for:
  • AQAAS and A Level
  • Edexcel A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this award-winning, Oscar-nominated 2005 film by Marc Rothemund. Students will get to know Sophie Scholl inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams. The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering related vocabulary, relevant language structures and historical and political context give students a solid foundation for their study.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students consolidate their knowledge of the film through activities that include: vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, research and writing.
  • After: Provides critical examination of all main themes and issues and cinematographic techniques used, including: colours, music, camerawork and symbolism. Detailed sections on the film’s director and actors. Followed by a bespoke exam section covering new AQA and Edexcel requirements, tips and sample essays with activities for both AS and A Level.
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6924)
'It is very thorough, covering all aspects of the film. I also like the web links and the way these help the pupils prepare for IRP. It saves you a huge amount of time and is particularly helpful with regard to essay writing'. C Morris, Head of German and ZigZag Education Customer
'A very useful and detailed resource which will help teachers and students prepare in a structured way for the different parts of the new exams.' M Missenhardt, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer