Tess of the D’Urbervilles: Activity Pack for AS and A Level
- AQA A AS and A Level
- AQA B AS and A Level
- Edexcel AS and A Level
- engaging questions
- critical thinking
- close reading
- pair and group tasks
- visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
- further research
- extension tasks
Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs throughout!
Plus! Answers to all activities included.
With a morally compromised dairymaid as its heroine, Tess of the d'Urbervilles is a fascinating and atypical text from which to explore the cultural attitudes to sexual morality, religion, class and love in late Victorian England. This invaluable, varied activity pack provides a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.
Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
Appealing chapter-by-chapter tasks guide students through the text, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged
Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes • Attitudes and Values • Writer's Use of Language • Form • Structure • Context • Critical Reception