'The Subtle Knife' Philip Pullman

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The book edition that certain page references refer to in this zip file of resources is the 1998 Scholastic Point ISBN 13: 9780590112895 ISBN 10: 0590112899

This bundle of activities focuses on comprehension of the novel and writing. It includes:

1. Selected Chapter Questions
Designed to be used for a pop quiz, either at the start of the period, the end of the period or just whenever you feel like it! Chapters included are:
Chapter 1
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Teacher supplied answers as well.

2. Chapter Analysis
A great way to get some group work into the lesson - students examine the text chapter by chapter in the form of expert groups. This can also be used as an individual task as well, a great way to monitor reading of the book.

3. Characterisation - Will and Lyra
A template which allows students to track key defining features and moments of these two characters throughout the book.

4. Characterisation
Compares Lord Asriel to Mrs Coulter.

5. Essay Writing Skills - 5 Steps to an Essay
Breaks down the steps to writing a perfect essay and uses 'The Subtle Knife' as stimulus for students' own writing.

6. Essay Writing Skills - Coming Up With A Thesis
A step by step guide to help students get started on writing an essay - often the hardest part! Uses 'The Subtle Knife' as stimulus.

7. Key Ideas
Explores the story of Adam and Eve from the Bible and helps students understand the links with 'The Subtle Knife'.

8. Themes - Paired Reading on Human Consciousness taken from Chapter 4
Students are partnered up and each decide whether they will be 'A' or 'B'. Each student has a set piece of reading to complete silently before their partner will test them on that reading and record the answers on their sheet.

9. Themes - Paired Reading on Human Consciousness with Dr Malone and Lyra
Students are partnered up and each decide whether they will be 'A' or 'B'. Each student has a set piece of reading to complete silently before their partner will test them on that reading and record the answers on their sheet.

10. Themes - Paired Reading on Natural Authority Seen Through Lee Scoresby and Grumman taken from Chapters 14 and 15
Students are partnered up and each decide whether they will be 'A' or 'B'. Each student has a set piece of reading to complete silently before their partner will test them on that reading and record the answers on their sheet.

11. Themes - Paired Reading on the Church's Authority and Power taken from Chapter 6
Students are partnered up and each decide whether they will be 'A' or 'B'. Each student has a set piece of reading to complete silently before their partner will test them on that reading and record the answers on their sheet.

12. Themes - Paired Reading on Will's Authority and Leadership taken from Chapter 1
Students are partnered up and each decide whether they will be 'A' or 'B'. Each student has a set piece of reading to complete silently before their partner will test them on that reading and record the answers on their sheet.
Total Pages
37 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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'The Subtle Knife' Philip Pullman
'The Subtle Knife' Philip Pullman
'The Subtle Knife' Philip Pullman
'The Subtle Knife' Philip Pullman
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