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KS3 Comprehension - Jamaica Inn  

This three-lesson unit is designed to help Year 9 learners develop their comprehension skills in preparation for GCSE. It is made up of a 44-slide PowerPoint presentation, 4 worksheets and a comprehension assessment that uses an extract from Daphne du Maurier’s ‘Jamaica Inn’. 

Unit Contents:

Lesson One

- An introduction and advice about approaching a GCSE-type comprehension task

- Analysing the extract – what to do on a first and second reading

- Understanding unfamiliar vocabulary and reading between the lines

- How to write an extended answer about language and techniques 


Lesson Two

- How to refer to the text and use quotes and quotation marks accurately and effectively

- How to write an extended answer about structure

- How to answer a 20 mark evaluation question effectively

- A 45-minute 5-question comprehension exercise


Lesson Three

- Feedback on student responses to the previous lesson’s comprehension task and discussion of success criteria

- All five comprehension questions and answers explored in detail

- Detailed exemplar/model answers for all five questions discussed


KS3 Comprehension – Jamaica Inn has everything you need to help you develop essential comprehension skills at upper KS3. Click on 'View all Slides' then the images to preview the whole resource.

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