Dorian Gray: Activity Pack for AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • Edexcel AS & A Level
  • OCR A Level

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs throughout!

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

What would you do to gain eternal youth and beauty? In a society increasingly obsessed with appearances, Oscar Wilde’s dazzling novel about the human soul and the power of vanity could not be more opportune. This invaluable activity pack provides a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole novel, for you to mix and match to suit your class. Also includes comparison activities with Bram Stoker’s Dracula and many more key Gothic texts.

Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study

Appealing chapter-by-chapter tasks guide students through the novel, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged

Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Genre • Themes • Writer's use of language • Structure • Context • Critical Reception