Scene by Scene Classroom Questions and Comparative Study Guides

Classroom Questions for Junior and Senior Cycle

Scene by Scene Classroom Questions guides are books of questions for English teachers and students. These resources are designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences at both Junior and Leaving Cert level. 

Our guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. Teachers choose questions for homework, verbal or written classwork, to check on independent reading and study, or to underline and stress certain aspects of the text in class. You have the question you want when you need it!

Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text, encourage lively classroom discussions, and save teachers time.

Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

Scene by Scene have enhanced our range of Classroom Questions guides to include questions on the Comparative Study. Each of these guides includes:

  • Scene/Chapter Summaries
  • Scene/Chapter Questions
  • Further Questions
  • Comparative Study Mode Questions:Theme/Issue (HL)/Relationships (OL)
  • Comparative Study Mode Questions: Cultural Context (HL)/Social Setting (OL)
  • Comparative Study Mode Questions: Literary Genre (HL)
  • Comparative Study Mode Questions: General Vision and Viewpoint (HL)
  • Comparative Study Mode Questions: Hero, Heroine, Villain (OL)
  • The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts

These expanded and updated Classroom Questions guides replace the Scene by Scene Comparative Study Workbooks.

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The Spinning Heart Comparative Study Guide

The Spinning Heart Comparative Study Guide

by Amy Farrell
€14.99 EUR

This 182 page study guide is a companion to 'The Spinning Heart' for the Leaving Cert English Comparative Study, for use in the classroom or for focussed independent study. This guide is intended for both teachers and students.

It contains notes and questions on each Comparative Study mode for each chapter. 

It also has additional notes and questions on each comparative mode considering the text as a whole.

Lastly, it has a comparing texts section, looking at comparing Comparative Study texts under each of the comparative study modes.

Section 1

  • Notes and Questions on each mode for each chapter of 'The Spinning Heart'.
  • Modes include: Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain.

    Section 2

    • Notes looking at each mode as a whole across the entire text.
    • Accompanying questions for each mode.

    Section 3

    • Comparing your texts: Questions on each mode to compare 'The Spinning Heart' and your other chosen Comparative Study texts.

    This book is a companion guide for teachers teaching both Higher and Ordinary Level students the 'The Spinning Heart' by Donal Ryan, a prescribed comparative study text for the Leaving Cert English examination in 2019 and 2020. 

    Each chapter contains notes on Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain, and a set of questions on Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain. The notes are intended as a starting point for students, to provide something concrete for each mode that can be developed and built on by exploring the relevant mode-based questions for each chapter.

    Towards the back of the book, there are short notes looking at each mode as a whole, across the entire novel, and accompanying questions (please note, there may be some similarity with earlier questions to draw attention to key ideas).

    Lastly, there is a section of questions on each mode, designed to prompt comparisons between ‘The Spinning Heart’ and other Comparative Study texts, preparing students for the Leaving Certificate exam.

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions

    by Amy Farrell
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    The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions is a book for English teachers who are teaching The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions contains 282 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. It also contains a summary for each chapter, to remind students of the action and refresh key points.

    Why choose to study The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman?

    • The text explores the difficulties and isolation of childhood.
    • This fantasy novel shows us a magical, hidden world, just beyond the borders of reality, making for an exciting, thrilling read that appeals to a YA audience.
    • Memorable narration of the boy and the unforgettable Hempstock family, immediately draw the reader in.
    • The novel deals with the difficult relationship between the speaker and his father.
    The Outsiders Classroom Questions

    The Outsiders Classroom Questions

    by Amy Farrell
    €8.99 EUR
    The Outsiders Classroom Questions

    Scene by Scene guides are teaching resources. They are short books of questions, designed to save teachers time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. Each guide is broken down by scene or chapter, to match and complement the text it accompanies. This means that the teacher is provided with a clear list of questions, at every stage of teaching the text. These questions can be used in class, or as homework, and so provide underlying structure to lesson planning.

    Classroom Questions teaching guides contain both closed, comprehension testing questions, and open, higher order questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis. Closed questions can be used to check understanding and make sure students are on-task, while open questions promote thinking and reflection. In this way, Scene by Scene Classroom Questions keep students engaged with and focused on the text, and involved in classroom discussion.

    The Outsiders Classroom Questions is a book for English teachers who are teaching The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. The Outsiders Classroom Questions contains 143 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.

    Why choose to study The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton?

    • Themes of prejudice, injustice, friendship and courage.
    • Deals with the issue of teenage gangs, the Greasers and the Socs.
    • Memorable narration of Ponyboy Curtis.
    • Interesting characters.
    • Exciting storyline.
    • Coming-of-age novel.

    Chapter Summaries
    250 Classroom Questions
    197 Questions on Comparative Modes
    116 Questions on Comparing Texts for Comparative Study 

     

    The guide is broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching and studying the text for Leaving Certificate English Comparative Study. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.               

    •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

    •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

    The Great Gatsby Classroom Questions contains chapter summaries of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. There are also 250 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.

    Additional questions explore the Comparative Modes:

    General Vision and Viewpoint
    Cultural Context/Social Setting
    Literary Genre Theme/Issue - Relationships
    Hero, Heroine, Villain  

    Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

    BROOKLYN CLASSROOM QUESTIONS FOR COMPARATIVE STUDY

     

    A 160 page companion guide to Brooklyn for Comparative Study for Leaving Certificate English 2019 and 2020.
    For use in the classroom or for focussed independent study.

    Section 1

    • The film is divided into 5 parts.
    • Outline summary for each part.
    • Notes and Questions on each mode for each part.
    • Modes include: Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain.

      Section 2

      • Notes looking at each mode as a whole across the entire text.
      • Accompanying questions for each mode.

      Section 3

      • Comparing your texts: Questions on each mode to compare Brooklyn and your other chosen Comparative Study texts.

       

      This book is a companion guide for the Comparative Study of ‘Brooklyn’, directed by John Crowley. Ideally it accompanies a second, detailed viewing and study of the film.

      For the purposes of classroom study, I have divided the film into five parts. Each part contains an outline summary, a brief note on Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain, and a set of questions on Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain. The brief note is intended as a starting point for students, to provide something concrete for each mode that can be developed and built on by exploring the relevant mode-based questions for each part.

      Towards the back of the book, there are short notes looking at each mode as a whole, across the entire film, and accompanying questions (please note, there may be some similarity with earlier questions to draw attention to key ideas).

      Lastly, there is a section of questions on each mode, designed to prompt comparisons between ‘Brooklyn’ and other Comparative Study texts.

      The Butterfly Lion Classroom Questions

      The Butterfly Lion Classroom Questions

      by Amy Farrell
      €9.99 EUR

      Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.

       •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

       •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

      The Butterfly Lion Classroom Questions contains summaries of each chapter of Michael Morpurgo’s classic novel. There are also 319 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.   Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions

      Juno Classroom Questions For Comparative Study Sold out

      Juno Classroom Questions For Comparative Study

      by Amy Farrell
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      JUNO CLASSROOM QUESTIONS FOR COMPARATIVE STUDY

       

      A 124 page companion guide to Juno for Comparative Study Leaving Certificate English 2019.
      For use in the classroom or for focussed independent study.

      Section 1

      • The film is divided into 5 parts.
      • Outline summary for each part.
      • Notes and Questions on each mode for each part.
      • Modes include: Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain.

        Section 2

        • Notes looking at each mode as a whole across the entire text.
        • Accompanying questions for each mode.

        Section 3

        • Comparing your texts: Questions on each mode to compare Juno and your other chosen Comparative Study texts.

         

        This book is a companion guide for the Comparative Study of ‘Juno’, directed by Jason Reitman. Ideally it accompanies a second, detailed viewing and study of the film.

        For the purposes of classroom study, I have divided the film into five parts. Each part contains an outline summary, a brief note on Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain, and a set of questions on Cultural Context/Social Setting, Literary Genre, General Vision and Viewpoint, Relationships and Hero/Heroine/Villain. The brief note is intended as a starting point for students, to provide something concrete for each mode that can be developed and built on by exploring the relevant mode-based questions for each part.

        Towards the back of the book, there are short notes looking at each mode as a whole, across the entire film, and accompanying questions (please note, there may be some similarity with earlier questions to draw attention to key ideas).

        Lastly, there is a section of questions on each mode, designed to prompt comparisons between ‘Juno’ and other Comparative Study texts.

        Comparative Study Workbook Leaving Cert English

        Teacher Workshop Resource Book

        by Amy Farrell
        €25.00 EUR

        Updated 88 page version of the resource workbook that accompanied the Cracking the Comparative Teacher Workshops that ran from January 2018 to March 2019. Free Shipping.

        • Choosing Texts
        • 2019 and 2020 list of Prescribed Materials
        • Teaching the Comparative Study in the Classroom
        • The Comparative Modes
        • Tackling Leaving Cert Questions
        • Samples and Examples
        • Student Activities & Exercises
        • PLUS Brooklyn: Key Moments, Know the Mode, Heated Discussion Starters
        Wonder Classroom Questions

        Wonder Classroom Questions

        by Scene by Scene
        €14.99 EUR

        Wonder Classroom Questions

        Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.               

        •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.             

        •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

        Wonder Classroom Questions contains summaries of each chapter of R.J. Palacio‘s classic novel. There are also 834 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.   Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

        The Playboy of the Western World Classroom Questions with Comparative Study for Leaving Certificate English

        Act Summaries
        306 Classroom Questions
        210 Questions on Comparative Modes
        114 Questions on Comparing Texts for Comparative Study

        Scene by Scene’s The Playboy of the Western World Classroom Questions includes questions for the Comparative Study for Leaving Certificate English, in addition to summaries and questions on each act. It is an essential resource for English teachers as a companion to the play The Playboy of the Western World by J. M. Synge.

        Designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences, this guide is broken down by act to complement the play The Playboy of the Western World. This guide provides a range of questions for every stage of teaching and studying the text. 

        Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.             

         •    Closed, comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

         •    Open, higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

        The Playboy of the Western World Classroom Questions with Comparative Study contains act summaries of J. M. Synge's play. There are also 306 questions, divided by act, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play. An additional 346 questions explore the Comparative Study Modes:

        General Vision and Viewpoint
        Cultural Context/Social Setting
        Literary Genre
        Theme/Issue - Relationships
        Hero, Heroine, Villain
        The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts 

        Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

        Contents:
        Act Summaries

        Act Questions
        Further Questions
        Comparative Study Mode Questions:Theme/Issue (HL)/Relationships (OL)
        Comparative Study Mode Questions: Cultural Context (HL)/Social Setting (OL)
        Comparative Study Mode Questions: Literary Genre (HL)
        Comparative Study Mode Questions: General Vision and Viewpoint (HL)
        Comparative Study Mode Questions: Hero, Heroine, Villain (OL)
        The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts

         

           

           

          Updated and Expanded Big Maggie Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

          Scene Summaries
          158 Classroom Questions
          172 Questions on Comparative Modes
          101 Questions on Comparing Texts for Comparative Study

          This updated and expanded second edition of Scene by Scene’s Big Maggie Classroom Questions with Comparative Study includes scene summaries, points to consider, scene questions and questions for the Comparative Study for Leaving Certificate English. It is an essential resource for English teachers as a companion to the play Big Maggie by John B. Keane.

          Designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences, this guide is broken down by scene to complement the play Big Maggie. This guide provides a range of questions for every stage of teaching the text. The teacher then selects the questions they wish to use.

          Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.             

           •    Closed, comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

           •    Open, higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

          Big Maggie Classroom Questions with Comparative Study contains scene summaries of John B. Keane's play. There are also 155 questions, divided by scene, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play. An additional 245 questions explore the Comparative Study Modes:

          General Vision and Viewpoint
          Cultural Context/Social Setting
          Literary Genre
          Theme/Issue - Relationships
          Hero, Heroine, Villain
          The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts 

          Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

          Contents:
          Scene Summaries
          Scene Questions
          Points to Consider
          Further Questions
          Comparative Study Mode Questions:Theme/Issue (HL)/Relationships (OL)
          Comparative Study Mode Questions: Cultural Context (HL)/Social Setting (OL)
          Comparative Study Mode Questions: Literary Genre (HL)
          Comparative Study Mode Questions: General Vision and Viewpoint (HL)
          Comparative Study Mode Questions: Hero, Heroine, Villain (OL)
          The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts

           

             

            Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study Save 20%

            Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

            by Amy Farrell
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            Updated and Expanded Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study for Leaving Certificate English

            Chapter Summaries
            253 Classroom Questions
            232 Questions on Comparative Modes
            123 Questions on Comparing Texts for Comparative Study

            This updated and expanded second edition of Scene by Scene’s Foster Classroom Questions includes chapter summaries in addition to chapter questions, and questions for the Comparative Study for Leaving Certificate English. It is an essential resource for English teachers as a companion to the novel Foster by Claire Keegan.

            Designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences, this guide is broken down by chapter to complement the novel Foster. This guide provides a range of questions for every stage of teaching the text. The teacher then selects the questions they wish to use.

            Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.             

             •    Closed, comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

             •    Open, higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study contains chapter summaries of Claire Keegan's novel. There are also 253 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. An additional 232 questions explore the Comparative Study Modes:

            General Vision and Viewpoint
            Cultural Context/Social Setting
            Literary Genre
            Theme/Issue - Relationships
            Hero, Heroine, Villain
            The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts 

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

            Contents:
            Chapter Summaries

            Chapter Questions
            Further Questions
            Comparative Study Mode Questions:Theme/Issue (HL)/Relationships (OL)
            Comparative Study Mode Questions: Cultural Context (HL)/Social Setting (OL)
            Comparative Study Mode Questions: Literary Genre (HL)
            Comparative Study Mode Questions: General Vision and Viewpoint (HL)
            Comparative Study Mode Questions: Hero, Heroine, Villain (OL)
            The Comparative Study: Comparing Texts

            The Dare Classroom Questions

            The Dare Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.               

            •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

             •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            The Dare Classroom Questions contains summaries of each chapter of John Boyne’s story. There are also 325 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.  

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

             

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.               

            •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.           

             •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Danny The Champion of the World Classroom Questions contains summaries of each chapter of Roald Dahl‘s classic novel. There are also 284 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.   Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

            Of Mice and Men Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry

            Of Mice and Men Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.

            • Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.

            • Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Of Mice and Men Classroom Questions contains chapter summaries, points to consider, and 123 questions divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about John Steinbeck’s novel. Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

            Kensuke's Kingdom Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry

            Kensuke's Kingdom Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.     

             •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.

            •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Kensuke’s Kingdom Classroom Questions contains summaries of each chapter of Michael Morpurgo’s classic novel. There are also 237 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.   Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions.

            Wilderness Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry

            Wilderness Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €11.99 EUR

            Wilderness Classroom Questions Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.

            • Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.

            • Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Wilderness Classroom Questions contains summaries of each chapter of Roddy Doyle‘s play. There are also 364 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel

            Girl, Stolen Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry

            Girl, Stolen Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €8.99 EUR

             

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.               

            •    Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.             

            •    Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Girl, Stolen Classroom Questions contains 235 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about April Henry’s novel. Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions

            Lord of the Flies Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry

            Lord of the Flies Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

             

            Scene by Scene Classroom Questions are essential resources for teachers, designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. The guides are broken down by scene or chapter to complement the text they accompany. These guides provide a clear list of questions for every stage of teaching the text. Classroom Questions guides contain both closed and open questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis.

            • Closed comprehension questions check students’ understanding and ensure students are on task.

            • Open higher order questions promote thinking and reflection.

            Lord of the Flies Classroom Questions contains 299 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about William Golding’s novel. Scene by Scene Classroom Questions teaching guides keep students focused on the text and encourage lively classroom discussions

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            Macbeth Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

            Macbeth Scene by Scene Classroom Questions is a book for English teachers who are teaching Macbeth by William Shakespeare and intend to set straightforward questions for homework or classwork. Macbeth Scene by Scene contains 174 questions, divided by Act and Scene, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play. It also has 69 teacher pointers, also divided by Act and Scene, to highlight key elements of the play.

            Why choose to study Macbeth?

            • Themes of ambition, greed, corruption and betrayal.
            • One of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies.
            • Interesting characters – Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Duncan, Banquo, Macduff, the Witches.
            • Exciting storyline – Macbeth’s violently ambitious quest for power.
            • Action-packed and gory.
            • Supernatural, eerie
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            King Lear Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

             

            King Lear Scene by Scene Classroom Questions is a book for English teachers who are teaching King Lear by William Shakespeare and intend to set straightforward questions for homework or classwork. King Lear Scene by Scene Classroom Questions contains 171 questions, divided by Act and Scene, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play. It also has 74 teacher pointers, also divided by Act and Scene, to highlight key elements of the play.

            Why choose to study King Lear?

            • Themes of duty, loyalty, justice, madness, love and betrayal.
            • One of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies.
            • Interesting characters – King Lear, Goneril, Regan, Cordelia, Kent, the Fool, Edgar, Edmund.
            • Exciting storyline – Lear’s terrible treatment at the hands of his wicked daughters.
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            Romeo and Juliet Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

            Romeo and Juliet Classroom Questions is a book for English teachers who are teaching Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare and intend to set straightforward questions for homework or classwork. Romeo and Juliet Classroom Questions contains 135 questions, divided by Act and Scene, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play. It also has 67 teacher pointers, also divided by Act and Scene, to highlight key elements of the play.

            Why choose to study Romeo and Juliet?

            • Themes of prejudice, love and hate.
            • One of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.
            • Interesting characters – Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio, Tybalt, Friar Laurence and the Nurse.
            • Exciting storyline – the tragic star-crossed lovers.

            The Plough and the Stars Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
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            Scene by Scene teaching resources are short books of questions, designed to save teachers time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. Classroom Questions teaching guides contain both closed, comprehension testing questions, and open, higher order questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis. Closed questions can be used to check understanding and make sure students are on-task, while open questions promote thinking and reflection. In this way, Scene by Scene Classroom Questions keep students engaged with and focused on the text, and involved in classroom discussion.

             The Plough and the Stars Classroom Questions contains 160 questions and 44 teacher pointers, divided by Act, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play, in addition to a brief summary of each of the four Acts.

            Why choose to study the Plough and the Stars by Seán O’Casey?

            • Themes of relationships, war and conflict and bravery and heroism.
            • Historical setting of the 1916 Rising in Dublin.
            • Engaging characters – tenement dwellers and members of the Rising.
            • Interesting storyline revolving around the outbreak of rebellion in Dublin.
            • Consideration of the role of women and social class.
            • Examination of devotion and loyalty to one’s country.

            Download a sample of The Plough and the Stars Classroom Questions here

            Product details: 40 pages, A5, paperback

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            Martyn Pig Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
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            Martyn Pig Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. Martyn Pig Classroom Questions contains 109 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. Its slim, A5 format makes it handy and convenient for busy teachers.

            Why choose to study Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks?

            • Themes of friendship, relationships and questions of right and wrong .
            • Modern setting.
            • Darkly humourous storyline.
            • Interesting protagonist, the clever, but troubled teenager, Martyn Pig.
            • Engaging storyline and exciting twist.
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            Pride and Prejudice Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €7.99 EUR

            Pride and Prejudice Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. Pride and Prejudice Classroom Questions contains 217 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.

            Why choose to study Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen?

            • Themes of marriage, love, reputation and social class.
            • Set in the society of the wealthy, landed gentry in nineteenth century England.
            • Entertaining, amusing characters and storylines.
            • Interesting characters.
            • Exciting plot and emerging love story.
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            Hamlet Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €9.99 EUR

            Hamlet Scene by Scene Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching Hamlet by William Shakespeare and intend to set straightforward questions for homework or classwork. Hamlet Scene by Scene Classroom Questions contains 149 questions, divided by Act and Scene, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play. It also has 54 teacher pointers, also divided by Act and Scene, to highlight key elements of the play.

            Why choose to study Hamlet?

            • Themes of justice, duty, love, madness and death.
            • One of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies.
            • Interesting characters – Hamlet, Ophelia, Polonius, Laertes, Gertrude and Claudius.
            • Contains some of Shakespeare’s best known speeches.
            • Enthralling storyline – the reluctant Prince’s quest for vengeance .
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            Good Night, Mr. Tom Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €7.99 EUR

            Good Night, Mr. Tom Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching Good Night, Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. Good Night, Mr. Tom Classroom Questions contains 187 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. Its slim, A5 format makes it handy and convenient for busy teachers.

            Why choose to study Good Night, Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian?

            • Themes of war, abuse and the power of friendship.
            • The setting of wartime Britain.
            • The developing friendship of Willie and Mr. Tom.
            • Interesting characters – gruff Mr. Tom and sickly Willie Beech.
            • Exciting
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            Private Peaceful Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €8.99 EUR

            Private Peaceful Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. Private Peaceful Classroom Questions contains 141 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.

            Why choose to study Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo?

            • Themes of war, family, relationships.
            • World War One setting, a revealing illustration of trench warfare.
            • Historical appeal.
            • Recently adapted for film.

            Product Details: A5, paperback, 20 pages.

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            Animal Farm Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €7.99 EUR

            Animal Farm Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching Animal Farm by George Orwell and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. Animal Farm Classroom Questions contains 157 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.

            Why choose to study Animal Farm by George Orwell?

            • Allegorical tale of Russian history and politics of the early twentieth century.
            • Interesting characters
            • Exciting

            Product Details: A5, paperback, 19 pages.

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            The Fault in Our Stars Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €7.99 EUR

            The Fault In Our Stars Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a book for English teachers who are teaching The Fault In Our Stars by John Green and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. The Fault In Our Stars Questions contains 182 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel.

             

            Why choose to study The Fault In Our Stars by John Green?

             

            • Themes of love, loss, grief, challenge, relationships and identity.
            • Modern setting.
            • Memorable narration of Hazel, a teenage cancer patient.
            • Interesting characters – Hazel, Augustus, Isaac, Peter Van Houten.
            • Compelling
            • Strikes a chord with YA
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            The Spinning Heart Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €8.99 EUR

            The Spinning Heart Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a teacher's resource intended for use in lesson planning, and in the classroom. It contains 248 questions, divided by chapter, to provoke student engagement and personal response while studying Donal Ryan's novel.

             

            Why choose to study The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan?

            • Themes of family, relationships, communication, loss.
            • Set in the Irish countryside during the recent economic recession.
            • Alternative perspectives, each chapter is written in a new voice, developing the story in layers.
            • Examines the gulf between our public and private selves.
            • Exciting, compelling storyline.

             

            Scene by Scene guides are teaching resources. They are short books of questions, designed to save teachers time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. Each guide is broken down by scene or chapter, to match and complement the text it accompanies. This means that the teacher is provided with a clear list of questions, at every stage of teaching the text. These questions can be used in class, or as homework, and so provide underlying structure to lesson planning.

            Classroom Questions teaching guides contain both closed, comprehension testing questions, and open, higher order questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis. Closed questions can be used to check understanding and make sure students are on-task, while open questions promote thinking and reflection. In this way, Scene by Scene Classroom Questions keep students engaged with and focused on the text, and involved in classroom discussion.

            Product Details: Paperback, A5, 34 pages.

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            A Doll's House Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €8.99 EUR

            A Doll’s House Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell contains 60 questions and 24 teacher pointers, divided by Act, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play.

            Why choose to study A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen?

            • Themes of marriage, friendship, equality and identity.
            • Modern setting.
            • Engaging characters – Nora and Torvald Helmer.
            • Interesting storyline.
            • Examination of the role of women in society and the limits and expectations placed on them.

            Scene by Scene guides are teaching resources. They are short books of questions, designed to save teachers time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. Each guide is broken down by scene or chapter, to match and complement the text it accompanies. This means that the teacher is provided with a clear list of questions, at every stage of teaching the text. These questions can be used in class, or as homework, and so provide underlying structure to lesson planning.

            Classroom Questions teaching guides contain both closed, comprehension testing questions, and open, higher order questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis. Closed questions can be used to check understanding and make sure students are on-task, while open questions promote thinking and reflection. In this way, Scene by Scene Classroom Questions keep students engaged with and focused on the text, and involved in classroom discussion.

            Product Details: Paperback, A5, 18 pages.

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            To Kill a Mockingbird Classroom Questions

            by Amy Farrell
            €8.99 EUR

            To Kill a Mockingbird Classroom Questions by Amy Farrell is a teacher's resource intended for use in lesson planning, and in the classroom. It contains 178 questions, divided by chapter,  to provoke student engagement and personal response while studying Harper Lee's classic novel. 

            Why choose to study To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee?

            • Themes of racism, prejudice, injustice, friendship, loneliness and courage.
            • The setting of the Deep American South of the 1930’s.
            • Memorable narration of Scout Finch.
            • Interesting characters – Atticus Finch, Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, Miss Maudie Atkinson.
            • Exciting storyline.

            Download a sample of To Kill a Mockingbird Classroom Questions here.

            Scene by Scene guides are teaching resources. They are short books of questions, designed to save teachers time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. Each guide is broken down by scene or chapter, to match and complement the text it accompanies. This means that the teacher is provided with a clear list of questions, at every stage of teaching the text. These questions can be used in class, or as homework, and so provide underlying structure to lesson planning.

            Classroom Questions teaching guides contain both closed, comprehension testing questions, and open, higher order questions, exploring student response, opinion and analysis. Closed questions can be used to check understanding and make sure students are on-task, while open questions promote thinking and reflection. In this way, Scene by Scene Classroom Questions keep students engaged with and focused on the text, and involved in classroom discussion.

            Product Details: Paperback, A5, 34 pages.