Hobson's Choice by Harold Brighouse
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Give us a 'P' please, Hob!
A game show style quiz to help students revise the events and characters in the play. Includes an interactive Hexbusters version of the quiz.
Put the events of the play into the correct order using paper or interactive whiteboard versions. A neat post-reading starter or revision task with answers included.
The essence of a gentleman
A useful guide to help students explore the characters of Fred Beenstock and Albert Prosser. The comparison sheet works best enlarged to A3.
Reconcile my family!
A drama filled speaking and listening activity in which students take part in The Jermy Bile Show, in role as characters from the play.
A splendid chart for exploring Hobson's choices and consequences, including answer sheet. Would work best enlarged to A3.
Research cards to explore the social and historical context of the play.
A lovely activity in which students create their own continuums to explore character.
Using stage directions and some original illustrations of props, students design sets for the whole play. Design sheets work best enlarged to A3.
Exploring the theme of social class in the play, using a range of tasks. Refers to WJEC AO4.
I'd like to introduce ...
A set of basic character cards with a fun activity to familiarise students with the main parts in the play.
A grid with promts to explore the comedic elements of the play. Includes suggestion for performance activity and useful teaching notes.
A set of cards for students to sort, with prompts for talk and writing.
Map the subtle changes in Maggie's character throughout the play. Works best enlarged to A3.
Students write about Will's life from his point of view.
A kinaesthetic approach to plotting the changes in character, with a focus on William Mossop. Grids work best enlarged to A3.
A choice of functions
A mind-map to generate a discussion about character functions in the play.
Whose scene is it anyway?
A chart to highlight the movement of characters in the play and to explore the mood of each scene. Includes teacher's answer sheet. Works best enlarged to A3.
In the end ...
Differentiated approaches to similar tasks, exploring the ending of the play. Includes an interactive version of the final activity.