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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.

Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

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 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

     

       

      Hamlet Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

      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 .
      A Doll's House Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

      A Doll's House Classroom Questions

      by Amy Farrell
      €7.99 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.

      King Lear Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

      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.
      Macbeth Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

      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
      The Fault in Our Stars Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

      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