A zip file which includes the following resources:
1. A Matter of Rank
A pre and post reading task where students consider some of the key issues from the novel and rank them in order of importance.
2. Claudia and the Conclusion
A series of tasks to be completed both individually and in groups which analyses Claudia's conclusion to the book. Includes De Bono thinking groups and some symbolic images for discussion.
3. Pecola and her Friend
What are all the different aspects we can view this extract from? A worksheet which allows students to explore Pecola's dissent into madness in-depth.
4. Pecola as a Scapegoat
How does Morrison use Pecola as a scapegoat within the African American community? A detailed grid which explores this important aspect of the novel.
5. The Idea of the Quest - A Journey of Belonging
Follow five characters' journeys in the novel and complete an extended writing response with an in-depth essay template to help scaffold learning.
6. Who Has the Bluest Eye?
A series of tasks (one which includes working with a partner) to explore the five key ideas of the novel and what level of importance they carry. Students then apply this knowledge to a character of their choice.