A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
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Scene six discussion cards
A set of differentiated discussion question cards for paired/group work, based on scene six of the play.
Ring of fire game
Excellent oral starter activity on Scene 4 helping students to think, listen and assess their own understanding of the events of the scene.
Exploring dramatic tension
A selection of resources on dramatic tension, with ideas on how to sequence and use the resources.
A revision worksheet to help students locate and analyse quotations and dramatic features to support a wide range of themes.
Minor or major?
A worksheet to record research and discussion of the dramatic and thematic importance of minor characters in the play. (Needs to be photocopied as A3.)
A grid focusing on aspects of character (Blanche, Stella and Eunice). Contains clues to help with completion. (Best on A3.)
A worksheet containing activities to encourage close reading and analysis of Scene 5, in preparation for classroom discussion.
A worksheet containing activities to encourage close reading and analysis of Scene 6, in preparation for classroom discussion.
Activities to kickstart analysis of this scene.
Coursework title based on Scene 2
A coursework prompt and help sheet best suited to a high ability Key Stage 4 class.
Top ten ...
A summarising and revision activity. Put these ideas in rank order according to their importance to the play. Also available as an interactive sequencing game.
Scene 7 - perspectives on the past
Students compare Stanley and Blanche's views on her past life.
Past Exam Questions (AQA)
A list of past exam questions from Jan 2001 - Jan 2004.
A hefty pack which includes essay questions, work on context, important quotations, 'plastic theatre' and specific scenes.