Antony and Cleopatra
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The two worlds of Antony and Cleopatra
Activity which encourages students to think about themes in the play. Includes two essay questions.
Questions for discussion
Questions to support discussion and investigation, particularly of Cleopatra's role.
Practice context passage and question Act 1 scene 2
Straightforward close reading exercise.
Practice context passage and question Act 2 scene 7
Close reading exercise aimed at AS students.
Reviewing the play
Paired / group activity for end of reading review of key topics.
Task to create display work
Group/paired activity to review presentation of characters up to the end of Act 3.
Key themes revision and questions
Key themes and possible essay titles. Originally written with the legacy OCR AS Literature specification in mind, but useful for other specifications/during general study of the text too.
Act 3 Scene 13
Create a visual display linking this scene to other parts of the play.
Coursework task - pupil sheet
A detailed essay guide: How does Act 1 prepare us for the rest of the play?
The plot - cloze exercise
Complete the plot summary by filling in the gaps.