Edward II: Comprehensive Guide for A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • OCR A Level

There is plenty of intrigue, controversy and tragedy to discover in Marlowe’s history play. This resource introduces the key themes of fate, sexuality, and the rise and fall of power, and explores how history is condensed and embellished for drama. Regular activities ensure students remain on-task.

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

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding