Yr11 Omam rev 16/1/08


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Yr11 Omam rev 16/1/08

  1. 1. Objectives: <ul><li>To be able to effectively revise the key exam focus areas of ‘Of Mice and Men’ </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the importance of ‘Curley’s Wife/ women in the novel’ </li></ul>
  2. 2. 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%
  3. 3. Curley’s Wife:
  4. 4. DVD Clip: Curley’s Wife’s talking head…
  5. 5. Re-reading: Section 5, page 123
  6. 6. Big Question: ‘ Of Mice and Men’ is a sexist novel. How far do you agree?
  7. 7. FEEDBACK!
  8. 8. Key Learning: What might the examiner ask in relation to ‘women in the novel’ and Curley’s wife?
  9. 9. Question foci: <ul><li>Write about the characters who are ‘weak’ in some way and how they are presented. </li></ul><ul><li>How does Steinbeck prepare you for the idea that the death of Curley.s wife is inevitable? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you most sympathise with and why? </li></ul><ul><li>How does Steinbeck present the female characters in the novel? </li></ul>
  10. 10. I am lonely… … because?