Rebecca: Activity Pack for AS / A Level

Set text for:
  • AQA A AS & A Level

Activities include:

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

Linked to the AOs throughout!

Plus! Concise chapter summaries and answers to all activities included.

With themes of first love, self-love, marriage, family and friendship, rolled in with passion, grief, jealousy and deception, du Maurier’s Gothic, psychological novel Rebecca is a perfect fit for ‘Love Through the Ages’. Subtle horror, murder and mystery combine with vivid and beautifully written descriptions, making it a text accessible for learners at all levels. This focused and creative activity pack provides a variety of ready-to-use exercises, 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

What do teachers say about this resource? (9286)

'I liked the comprehensive nature of the resource and how it clearly targeted Assessment Outcomes.... This was a carefully considered resource with a range of thoughtful activities.' J Hathaway, Head of English, and Independent Reviewer