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This detailed, advanced handout and worksheet is designed to help students in their study of the short story "Journey" by Patricia Grace. The short story also appears on the English Literature Syllabus for IGCSE Examinations in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
The handout includes:
1) Short biography of the author (Patricia Grace)
2) Historical Context - Introduction to the New Zealand Maori, their history, culture and confrontations with colonisers.
3) Original short story text with glossary of difficult or challenging terms, including those terms in the story that are in New Zealand's native language, line numbers for easy annotation and analysis.
3) Comprehension Questions, close-reading & analysis questions for the entire short story.
4) Writings tasks, essay questions etc. to prepare students for the IGCSE Literature exam.