Great Expectations

Great Expectations

A Graphic Revision Guide for GCSE English Literature
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This Graphic Revision Guide for Great Expectations is an essential tool for anyone studying this book for GCSE English Literature. It contains comic-style sheets, especially tailored to strengthen the student's understanding of plot, characters, quotes, themes and more; through using them, learning and revising this iconic novel will become an easier and more enjoyable experience . Students with special educational needs (SEN) will find it particularly beneficial.

In this book you will find:

  • the story of Great Expectations re-told in comic form, making it easy to follow the plot
  • context pages, giving background information on Charles Dickens and the types of fiction in the book
  • character pages for each of the main characters, including quotes from the book
  • theme pages for the key themes of the book – gender roles, love, religion, class – with relevant quotations for each
  • additional graphic reference material to help with the setting and plot to life
  • activity pages ranging from vocabulary lists and matching the quote to the picture to character and quote analysis maps.

The sheets are designed to be accessible to students with a range of special educational needs (SEN) through the use of:

  • a heavy focus on visuals to help students to remember, understand, get interested in and create associations to the text
  • simple language for greater accessibility
  • a focus on vocabulary – explaining and rephrasing tricky words
  • a focus on plot comprehension; chapter summaries are condensed to include key events, and are image-based to help students remember what happened and consolidate a full picture of the plot
  • key quotes are repeated and linked to characters and themes.
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