Study and Revise for AS/A-level: The Handmaid's Tale

Study and Revise for AS/A-level: The Handmaid's Tale

Study and Revise for AS/A-level: The Handmaid's Tale

  • For ages: 12-17
  • Format: Paperback | 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 188 x 244 x 10mm | 260g
  • Publication date: 08 Mar 2016
  • Publisher: Hodder Education
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Edition Statement: UK ed.
  • ISBN10: 1471854108
  • ISBN13: 9781471854101
  • Bestsellers rank: 160,007

Exam Board: AQA A, AQA B, OCR, Edexcel
Level: AS/A-level
Subject: English literature
First teaching: September 2015
First exams: Summer 2016

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise The Handmaid's Tale throughout the course.

This Study and Revise guide:

- Increases students' knowledge of The Handmaid's Tale as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners

- Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses

- Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text

- Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research

- Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights

- Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay

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