The Child in Time by Ian McEwan
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Chapter 6 activities
A series of activities to help develop analytical skills. Page numbers refer to the Vintage 1992 (paperback) edition.
Chapter 5 activities
Tasks and activities to develop analytical skills. Page numbers refer to the Vintage 1992 (paperback) edition.
Chapter 4 activities
Questions and tasks to develop analytical skills. Page numbers refer to the Vintage 1992 (paperback) edition.
Chapter 2 activities
A series of activities to help A level students develop their understanding of this chapter. Page numbers refer to the Vintage 1992 (paperback) edition.
Top ten features
A summarising and revision activity. Put these features in rank order according to their importance to the novel. Interactive version also available.
True or false grid - Chapter 2
A true or false exercise to consolidate understanding.
Politics in The Child in Time
Activities designed to help students understand the political world of The Child in Time.
Clear summaries of the key events in each chapter - useful for revision purposes.
The Childcare Handbook
Summary of the link between the Childcare Handbook chapter headers and the contents of each chapter.
The Committee and The Handbook
Effective group activity that uses detailed prompts to explore the importance of the Committee and the Handbook in the novel.
Time line sequencing activity - teacher copy
Teacher copy of the above.
Time line sequencing activity
Put the events in chronological order.
8 are given, with space to devise your own.
Cut out questions and activities
An extensive list of questions and quotations.
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