About a Boy CCEA GCSE Activity Pack

About a Boy – an entertaining yet meaningful text exploring human relationships. Delve into the novel with diverse and dynamic activities for all abilities. Plus! Focus on PEE throughout to introduce exam skills from the start.

Activities include:
  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Spoken language and SPaG practice
  • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Appealing tasks based on modern media

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every chapter is explored through a range of thought-provoking tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities including a knowledge check quiz plus tasks on themes, characters, and all-important essay writing skills.

The fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class – differentiation is built in. An ideal complement to the Study Guide for this text.