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The Plough and the Stars Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
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Scene by Scene teaching resources are short books of questions, designed to save teachers time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences. 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.

 The Plough and the Stars Classroom Questions contains 160 questions and 44 teacher pointers, divided by Act, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the play, in addition to a brief summary of each of the four Acts.

Why choose to study the Plough and the Stars by Seán O’Casey?

  • Themes of relationships, war and conflict and bravery and heroism.
  • Historical setting of the 1916 Rising in Dublin.
  • Engaging characters – tenement dwellers and members of the Rising.
  • Interesting storyline revolving around the outbreak of rebellion in Dublin.
  • Consideration of the role of women and social class.
  • Examination of devotion and loyalty to one’s country.

Download a sample of The Plough and the Stars Classroom Questions here

Product details: 40 pages, A5, paperback

The Spinning Heart Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

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.

Hamlet Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

Hamlet Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
€8.99 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
€8.99 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.
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

The Great Gatsby Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

by Amy Farrell
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 The Great Gatsby Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

Chapter Summaries
250 Classroom Questions
197 Questions on Comparative Modes
116 Questions on Comparing Texts for Comparative Study

 

Scene by Scene's The Great Gatsby Classroom Questions with Comparative Study contains chapter summaries, chapter questions, and questions for the Comparative Study. It is an essential resource for English teachers as a companion to the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences, this guide is broken down by chapter to complement the novel The Great Gatsby. 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.

The Great Gatsby Classroom Questions with Comparative Study contains chapter summaries of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. There are also 250 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. Additional questions explore the Comparative 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

 

Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study Save €2.55 EUR

Foster Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

by Amy Farrell
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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

Macbeth Classroom Questions at Magpie Books Enniskerry - 1

Macbeth Classroom Questions

by Amy Farrell
€8.99 EUR

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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

Big Maggie Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

by Amy Farrell
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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. 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

 

     

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions is a book for English teachers who are teaching The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman and intend to set questions for homework or classwork. The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions contains 278 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. It also contains a summary for each chapter, to remind students of the action and refresh key points.

    Why choose to study The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman?

    • The text explores the difficulties and isolation of childhood.
    • This fantasy novel shows us a magical, hidden world, just beyond the borders of reality, making for an exciting, thrilling read that appeals to a YA audience.
    • Memorable narration of the boy and the unforgettable Hempstock family, immediately draw the reader in.
    • The novel deals with the difficult relationship between the speaker and his father.

     

    Product Details: A5, paperback, 64 pages

    The Playboy of the Western World Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

    by Amy Farrell
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                The Playboy of the Western World Classroom Questions
                                              with Comparative Study

    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, 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 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.

    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

     

       

      The Perks of Being a Wallflower Classroom Questions with Comparative Study

      by Amy Farrell
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      The Perks of Being a Wallflower Classroom Questions with Comparative Study 

      Chapter Summaries
      405 Classroom Questions
      187 Questions on Comparative Modes
      112 Questions on Comparing Texts for Comparative Study

       

      Scene by Scene's The Perks of Being a Wallflower Classroom Questions with Comparative Study includes chapter questions and summaries, in addition to questions for the Comparative Study. It is an essential resource for English teachers as a companion to the novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. 

      Designed to save time and lead to rewarding classroom experiences, this guide is broken down by chapter to complement the novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower. 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.

      The Perks of Being a Wallflower Classroom Questions with Comparative Study contains chapter summaries of Stephen Chbosky's novel. There are also 405 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. Additional questions explore the Comparative Modes:

      General Vision and Viewpoint
      Cultural Context/Social Setting
      Literary Genre Theme/Issue - Relationships
      Hero, Heroine, Villain  

      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