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

What do teachers say about this resource? (7522)

'An excellent resource with a rich array of ideas for making the text come alive with students! ... I also liked the level of detail of the answers provided at the back of the pack, both for quick factual questions and more developed points. This level of detail would make this pack a genuine asset to any teacher!' E Page, English Teacher and Independent Reviewer

E Page, English Teacher and Independent Reviewer