Written by the English & Media Centre with the British Library Learning Team, this free download suggests ways of using the rich and diverse range of contextual and critical materials on the Discovering Literature website.
It shows you how to make the most of Discovering Literature in your classroom. There’s a guide to finding resources and a whole host of practical tips to refresh your teaching. You’ll discover innovative ways of using primary sources and articles to prompt debate, explore contexts, engage with critics’ ideas, inspire creativity and promote independent research.
Discovering Literature is a free online learning resource, using British Library treasures to bring literature to life. The site is brimming with inspiration for English teachers and students, from GCSE to A level, EPQ and Cambridge Pre-U. Alongside digitised manuscripts and vivid contextual sources, there are illustrated articles, short videos and teaching resources on a huge range of literary texts from Beowulf to The Bloody Chamber, from Macbeth to An Inspector Calls. Put the links on your school portal, share them with your students or embed the resources in your Schemes of Work.
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