The Great Gatsby

Student Text Guide

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald,Anne Crow

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9780340972991

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 125

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Student Text Guides are written by experienced teachers and examiners for the specific needs of students of AS/A-level English Literature, whether attempting a coursework assignment or revising for an examination. They are the perfect accompaniment to the set text, providing invaluable background and exam advice. This combination provides students with the opportunity to: develop a deeper understanding of the text form a more considered response to essay questions strengthen your exam technique and improve your grades Each guide comprises three sections: an Introduction, which outlines the aims of the guide, the relevant exam board specifications and their Assessment Objectives, and offers a revision scheme with a suggested programme for using material in the guide Content Guidance, which presents succinct and accessible coverage of key aspects of the text, including contexts, controversies and interpretations, glossaries and timelines, and sections on character, theme and symbol Questions and Answers, which focus on various types of essay question and offer specimen plans and sample answers, together with mark schemes
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Philip Allan Literature Guide (for A-Level): The Great Gatsby

Author: Anne Crow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444150596

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 96

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Written by experienced A-level examiners and teachers who know exactly what students need to succeed, and edited by a chief examiner, Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) are invaluable study companions with exam-specific advice to help you to get the grade you need. This guide includes: detailed scene summaries and sections on themes, characters, form, structure, language and contexts; a dedicated 'Working with the text' section on how to write about texts for coursework and controlled assessment and how to revise for exams; Taking it further boxes on related books, film adaptations and websites; Pause for thought boxes to get you thinking more widely about the text; Task boxes to test yourself on transformation, analysis, research and comparison activities; and Top 10 quotes.
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The Great Gatsby

Author: Anne Crow,F. Scott Fitzgerald

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781444116212

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 94

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Written by experienced A-level examiners and teachers who know exactly what students need to succeed, and edited by a chief examiner, Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-Level) are invaluable study companions with exam-specific advice to help you to get the grade you need. Packed with useful material to boost your chances of success, the Philip Allan Literature Guides provide a synopsis plus detailed chapter/scene summaries, followed by sections on themes, characters, form, structure and language and contexts. In addition, a dedicated Working with the text section offers students as much information as possible about how to write about texts for coursework and controlled assessment as well as help in preparing for exams. There is also a full explanation of the Assessment Objectives and skills, and a range of examples and exercises to demonstrate exactly what you need to do to achieve a top grade.
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The Great Gatsby

Author: Virginia Lee

Publisher: Insight Publications

ISBN: 1875882081

Category: Education

Page: 56

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Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries.
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Multimedia Text Sets

Changing the Shape of Engagement and Learning

Author: Janice Marcuccilli Strop,Jennifer Carlson

Publisher: Portage & Main Press

ISBN: 1553792483

Category: Language arts (Secondary)

Page: 192

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Today's multimedia, multimodal world necessitates literacy instruction that includes a variety of text forms (such as film, print, music, Internet, photographs). Strop and Carlson provide all types of learners with the lifelong tools they need to explore and interpret texts. This book will help teachers and students reach beyond printed texts to expand perspectives, understand different text forms and genres, make intertextual connections, and transcend strategy-based instruction. Multimedia Text Sets includes: -ideas for explicit teaching of how to read different forms and genres of texts. -real stories, which demonstrate the power of multiple literacies, from three teachers who incorporate multimedia text sets in their classrooms. -engaging ideas for instruction you can use to help develop your own students' reading/writing practices with a variety of text forms. -practical suggestions on how to create your own multimedia text sets. Contributors to this book are Holly Dionne, Richard Kuhnen, and Stephanie Reid.
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Teaching English Literature 16–19

An essential guide

Author: Carol Atherton,Andrew Green,Gary Snapper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136310401

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Teaching English Literature 16 – 19 is an essential new resource that is suitable for use both as an introductory guide for those new to teaching literature and also as an aid to reflection and renewal for more experienced teachers. Using the central philosophy that students will learn best when actively engaged in discussion and encouraged to apply what they have learnt independently, this highly practical new text contains: discussion of the principles behind the teaching of literature at this level; guidelines on course planning, pedagogy, content and subject knowledge; advice on teaching literature taking into account a range of broader contexts, such as literary criticism, literary theory, performance, publishing, creative writing and journalism; examples of practical activities, worksheets and suggestions for texts; guides to available resources. Aimed at English teachers, teacher trainees, teacher trainers and advisors, this resource is packed full of new and workable ideas for teaching all English literature courses.
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A/AS Level English Literature B for AQA Student Book

Author: Carol Atherton,Andrew Green,Gary Snapper

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107468027

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 326

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A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Literature B specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure focuses on texts within a particular time period and supports students in interpreting texts and reflecting on how writers make meaning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available.
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Study and Revise for AS/A-level: The Great Gatsby

Author: Anne Crow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471854086

Category: Study Aids

Page: 112

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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 Great Gatsby throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of The Great Gatsby 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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