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AS/A-Level English Literature: The Tempest Teacher Resource Pack

By | Copyright Year:2001 | ISBN-13: 9781844893218

Resource Packs are sheets of extensive teacher's notes in a robust binder. They offer opportunities for skills development, enable students to work with minimal supervision and also save you hours of preparation.


Shakespeare and contemporary theatre
Historical and social context
Discovering new worlds
The romances
The printed text
The play on stage
The play in context
Critical history
Magic and witchcraft
Source comparison
Dramatis personae
The plot
The tempest
The island
Unity of time
Prospero: protector or tyrant?
Miranda, the lone woman
All the world’s a metatheatre
Music and masque
‘This thing of darkness’
Different characters, different times
Art and illusion
Revenge and repentance
Gods and godliness
Dramatic responses
Assessment focus
Specifications and objectives
Essay questions
Sample questions with notes
Coursework process
Comparing texts
Critical comments
Scene summaries and commentaries
Literary terms and concepts
Further study resources
English Review articles


Photocopiable resources to save the busy literature teacher hours of preparation time

Provide an invaluable source of thoroughly researched material

Create opportunties for a more student-centered learning approach

Improve and enhance student knowledge and appreciation of set texts

Provide a solution to specialist staff absence