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Oxford Playscripts: Troy

A fresh contemporary re-telling of the story of the Trojan War

Author David Calcutt

Suitable for:  GCSE/KS3 English and Drama students

Price:  £10.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-832101-9
Publication date: 18/01/2007
Paperback: 112 pages
Dimensions: 216x170mm

Availability: In stock.

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Description

An engaging classroom playscript. The Greek champion Achilles is returning to the Trojan War. Intent on revenge for the killing of his friend Patroclus, he is determined to fight Hector to the death. The outcome of the war rests on this one fight and Troy 24, Olympus Broadcasting's most popular news channel, plans to get the world exclusive.

New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personal writing.


Features

  • Exciting adaptations of modern and classic novels, and a range of original plays
  • Motivating activities focusing on performance, close text analysis, language and structure, together with varied creative tasks
  • Insights into the plays by the authors and adaptors
  • Notes on props and staging

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