Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: English Literature GCSE

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We’re inviting schools to start a free trial of our brand new GCSE unit about Robert Louis Stevenson’s renowned 1886 novella, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Bedrock’s Jekyll and Hyde is a comprehensive, interactive scheme of learning that covers the assessment objectives for GCSE English Literature and is designed to complement students’ classroom studies. It equips students with the ability to understand and respond to the text, scaffold their analysis of language, form and structure and develop their understanding of context. As with all Bedrock tools, it also provides teachers with the data they need to track students’ progress.

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Bedrock’s Jekyll and Hyde GCSE key features

The scheme of learning goes through each chapter of the text in turn and is split into 11 topics.

Each chapter includes an accessible, human-narrated summary and a modelled analysis that interactively explores character, setting and context.

Each chapter is broken down into key excerpts students can read and listen to in the novella’s original language.

Students will deepen their knowledge of Stevenson’s techniques through scaffolded activities and analysis.

Students will be explicitly taught up to 175 of the trickiest, most important words from the book as they work through Bedrock’s research-based sequence of activities.

Key vocabulary, themes, characters, settings, historical context, writer’s techniques, students’ written analysis and excerpts are presented in a digital knowledge organiser.

In addition to this, students will have the opportunity to produce excellent written analysis of the text and complete a range of activities designed to consolidate knowledge and understanding of key themes, characters, settings, context and quotations. Our powerful recapping algorithm ensures students regularly revise key quotations and knowledge.

The unit is suitable for KS4 students. We recommend students do two lessons a week. There are 55 lessons in total, packed full of engaging and challenging content.

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Your dedicated account manager will be working with you closely to ensure that students, parents and teachers get the most out of Bedrock’s technology.

Bedrock’s Jekyll and Hyde benefits in summary

Benefits for teachers

Offers a time-saving, self-marking ready-made curriculum

Can be set as homework, freeing up valuable class time

Supports students of all abilities and backgrounds

Uses human narration in multiple contexts – and via spaced learning to ensure long-term memory

Unlimited free support via phone, email or live chat

Benefits for students

Designed to address the assessment objectives of all major GCSE exam boards

Learning is tailored to their unique pace

Accessible from home

Analysis expands world knowledge as well as vocabulary

Gives instant feedback on learning progress

Certificates celebrate their progress!

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Can’t wait for your trial to start?

You can download our popular Jekyll and Hyde vocabulary flash cards for free right now.

These are proven to help students understand the sometimes tricky language in the novella. Our flash card pack includes:

140+ flash cards
36 challenging words taken directly from the text
Synonym & antonym flash cards for every word
Each word embedded within its context

Download Jekyll and Hyde vocabulary flash cards

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