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A Doll's House Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
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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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Animal Farm Classroom Questions

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Animal Farm Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
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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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Big Maggie

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Big Maggie

by John B Keane
€9.99 EUR

The story of Big Maggie Polpin and her attempts to keep her family together after the death of her husband is an enduring theatre favourite. The dialogue crackles with hilarious, caustic putdowns as the indomitable Maggie deals with her feckless family and unwanted suitors. Everyone wants a part of Big Maggie and her property, but she has other ideas. John B. Keane's wonderful creation of a rural Irish matriarch ranks with Juno, Mommo and Molly Bloom as one of the great female creations of twentieth-century Irish literature. 'A fullblooded, salty, earthy play with a great ring of truth and uproarious with comedy' - The Irish Times

John B Keane's Big Maggie is a prescribed comparative study text on the Leaving Cert English exam for 2018 and 2019.

Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

Updated and Expanded Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

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. 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

Good Night, Mr. Tom Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

Good Night, Mr. Tom Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
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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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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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Private Peaceful Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
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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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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.
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The Fault in Our Stars Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
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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
The Spinning Heart at Magpie Books Enniskerry

The Spinning Heart

by Donal Ryan
€9.99 EUR

"My father still lives back the road past the weir in the cottage I was reared in. I go there every day to see is he dead and every day he lets me down. He hasn't yet missed a day of letting me down."

In the aftermath of Ireland's financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town. As violence flares, the characters face a battle between public persona and inner desires. Through a chorus of unique voices, each struggling to tell their own kind of truth, a single authentic tale unfolds. The Spinning Heartspeaks for contemporary Ireland like no other novel. Wry, vulnerable, all-too human, it captures the language and spirit of rural Ireland and with uncanny perception articulates the words and thoughts of a generation. Technically daring and evocative of Patrick McCabe and J.M. Synge, this novel of small-town life is witty, dark and sweetly poignant. Donal Ryan's brilliantly realized debut announces a stunning new voice in literary fiction.

Donal Ryan's The Spinning Heart is a prescribed Comparative Study text for the Leaving Cert English Exam in 2017 and 2018.

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The Spinning Heart Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
€7.99 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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To Kill a Mockingbird Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
€7.99 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.