Tsotsi by Athol Fugard
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Activities on Chapters 1-6
A set of introductory questions and activities.
Focus on female characters
Match quotations to characters, create a mind-map and then tackle an essay question. The whizzy file is an interactive version of task 1. The answers to the matching task are on page 3.<br />
Focus on Chapter 5
Close text analysis using an extract from this chapter and then linking with the rest of the novel.
Murder on the train
Students write a newspaper article about the latest crime.
Playing with the text
Consider how to transform the novel into a play by creating a dramatis personae, splitting the text into acts and writing a script for one key moment.