Mayella and Boo: Class notes After a discussion in y11 around an essay which asked for ‘children who suffer’ in the novel to be compared, we developed this list. I suggest that students find evidence to support these statements and …
Tag: To Kill a Mockingbird
TKAM: Characters of Cal and Tom. A give-back
I have just been marking Y11 practice essays on Mockingbird relating to the characters of Calpurnia and Tom. Given the stem: 'how are the characters.... presented?' the focus is clearly on Lee's technique but also on her intention in creating …
Year 11: exploring key passages in TKAM
Sheets created in class in 25 minutes in order to focus on aspects of context, language and plot devices in TKAM. passages-pdf Read More "Year 11: exploring key passages in TKAM"
The Theme of Innocence in TKAM: A giveback
Again, a PowerPoint for students to refer to after a lesson. In this case an essay question from May 2014 from the Edexcel IGCSE Literature paper. innocence-exam-question Read More "The Theme of Innocence in TKAM: A giveback"
Notes from class: Year 11. Most memorable character
These are notes from class to share with my y11 class in a lesson following up from the post looking at the most memorable character in TKAM... tkam The IWB was not working and I am trying to wean myself …
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Setting at IGCSE: MAAN and TKAM
A screencast to look at the approach to an essay about setting at IGCSE The youtube link to the department channel: https://youtu.be/nbewUV2RwOA Read More "Setting at IGCSE: MAAN and TKAM"
Setting in TKAM and MAAN
A short revision lesson on the two set texts for the Year 10 exams later this summer. setting in TKAM other setting links can be found here:https://jwpblog.wordpress.com/?s=setting Read More "Setting in TKAM and MAAN"
2 lessons: planning round table
Sound files of two lessons with year 11 discussing aspects of TKAM and MAAN. courage in MAAN, suffering in TKAM, Boo Radley, friendship in MAAN... A few boys missed these lessons and these are for them to catch up …
Suffering: a theme in TKAM
A response to the 2016 January Edexcel IGCSE exam. NOT a model essay: Find your own quotations - I have tried to point out the way! Suffering covers a wide range of ideas and I would begin here by identifying …
Thoughts: Hey, Boo!
A few thoughts about the presentation of Boo Radley as a result of an email from an absent student.... How is Boo Radley presented? 1: Establish appearance and reality. IN a novel where so much is recounted through the eyes …