To be able to effectively revise the key exam focus areas of ‘Of Mice and Men’
To understand the importance of ‘Curley’s Wife/ women in the novel’
GCSE Eng/Eng Lit COURSEWORK EXAMS Original Writing Media Shakespeare 20 th Century Drama (play) Prose Study (Novel) 3 Speaking & Listening Assessments Eng Paper1 Sec A: Questions on Non Fiction & Media texts Sec B: Writing to Argue Persuade or Advise Eng Paper 2 Sec A: Other Cultures Poetry Sec B: Writing Inf/Ex/Descr Lit Paper: ‘Of Mice & Men ’ And Poetry (Heaney & Clarke) Lang: 40% Lit:30% Lang:60% Lit:70% S K I L L S 20% of the 40%
DVD Clip: Curley’s Wife’s talking head…
Re-reading: Section 5, page 123
Big Question: ‘ Of Mice and Men’ is a sexist novel. How far do you agree?
Key Learning: What might the examiner ask in relation to ‘women in the novel’ and Curley’s wife?
Write about the characters who are ‘weak’ in some way and how they are presented.
How does Steinbeck prepare you for the idea that the death of Curley.s wife is inevitable?
Who do you most sympathise with and why?
How does Steinbeck present the female characters in the novel?