The War of the Worlds: Activity Pack for GCSE

Suitable for: Eduqas | OCR

As the first modern tale of Martian invasion, H G Wells' The War of the Worlds remains one of the most significant science fiction novels ever written. Journey through the fast-paced narrative with an extraordinary number of captivating activities designed to suit students of all abilities and learning styles.

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • 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 focusing on: Characterisation • Relationships • Setting • Themes • Ideas and Messages • Language • Form • Structure • Context

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class.

Plus! Detailed suggested answers for questions and activities included.