Already in use in thousands of schools across the UK and ideal for SATS and GCSE, Challenge The Tempest is a highly interactive app which helps to make The Tempest easy to understand and fun to study!
Fun, flexible and comprehensive!
Choose your own area of study from the Play, Plot, Language, Characters or Themes, then, choose from dozens of optional games and activities, which reinforce learning and enable you to keep track of your own progress by providing ongoing scores at each stage.
"There is nothing comparable on the market at the moment. It caters for the entire age range. The programs have enormous potential as a learning and revision aid for SATS and GCSE and indeed anyone studying Shakdespeare." Head of English , Alsop High School .
“The CD-ROM is a fabulous colourful resource which makes learning fun, it is both student and more importantly, teacher friendly. It provides outstanding opportunities for lower ability students to see that Shakespeare is not scary and can be fun and accessible and provides solid learning and independent study use for the high ability students.” Head of English , Newland School for girls
Over two hundred beautifully illustrated text screens help to bring the Plot, Characters, Language and Themes to life. Whilst optional voice-overs and narration on all screens by actors help to improve reading skills and enable students to hear how the plays should be performed.
Challenge The Tempest thoroughly explores the Plot, Characters, Language and Themes and includes:
12 Plot Levels - which break down the story into manageable illustrated segments.
20 Character Levels - fully illustrated which explore each character and include key quotes.
18 Language Levels dealing with all key action points within the play which help to unravel Shakespeare's true meaning.
6Theme Levels covering key motives and ideas explored by Shakespeare.
The Play in its entirety with each scene illustrated.
A Picture Story - made up of 30 illustrations telling the entire story in pictures for quick revision.
Games - Dozens of optional animated interactive games and activities after each level which reinforce learning and enable you to gauge your own progress.
Voice-overs and Narration on all sections by actors help improve literacy skills
Ideas - dozens of ideas for further activities and lesson plans.
SATS and GCSE - Challenge The Tempest is an ideal study aid for SATS and GCSE examinations and is flexible enough to meet the needs of a wide age and ability range.