A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English qualifications. Approved for the AQA 2015 GCSE English Literature specification, this print Student Book is designed to help students develop whole text understanding and written response skills for their closed-book exam. The resource provides chapter-by-chapter coverage of Dicken's novella as well as a synoptic overview of the text and its themes. Short, memorable quotations and striking images throughout the book aid learning, while in-depth exam preparation includes practice questions and sample responses. See also our A Christmas Carol print and digital pack, which comprises the print Student Book, the enhanced digital edition and a free Teacher's Resource.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; Introducing A Christmas Carol; Part 1. Exploring the novel: Unit 1. Stave One: Marley's Ghost; Unit 2. Stave Two: The First of the Three Spirits; Unit 3. Stave Three: The Second of the Three Spirits; Unit 4. Stave Four: The Last of the Spirits; Unit 5. Stave Five: The End of It; Part 2. The novel as a whole: Unit 6. Plot and structure; Unit 7. Context and setting; Unit 8. Character and characterisation; Unit 9. Themes and ideas; Unit 10. Language; Preparing for your exam; Glossary; Acknowledgements