Developing approaches to the set text extract – Yerma

Mat Walters
Sunday, September 1, 2019

This scheme explains how to prepare students for all three questions on the extract from the list B set text in Twentieth and Twenty-first-century Drama. Section B of the AQA written exam involves an extract to read quickly, a compulsory director, actor and design question (which may require sketches). This scheme of work shows how to scaffold practice essays for this section and the timings for each response. The approach taken here will use Yerma by Federico García Lorca as an example text, but is appropriate to any other section B play.

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