English Literature

English literature app

eChalk English Literature app for iPad
eChalk English Literature app for iPad eChalk English Literature app for iPad eChalk English Literature app for iPad
We've acted on the requests of our teachers and by popular demand our entire English literature archive is now available for mobile devices. Covering the majority of plays and novels studied at school, eChalk's English Literature app is stacked with games and quizzes that are ideal to use as starter activities, revision exercises or just five-minute breathers in a long lesson. What's more eChalk subscribers can download the app for free and unlock the content using their eChalk username and password!
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A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare

Hamlet - William Shakespeare

Macbeth - William Shakespeare

Macbeth: plot and character bounce quiz
Macbeth: plot and character bounce quiz Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

How much do you know about the book? This quiz game, requiring knowledge and lightening reactions, will test just that. This application also contains a teachers resource for conducting whole-class tests. (worksheet)

Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing - William Shakespeare

The Tempest - William Shakespeare

More Shakespeare

An Inspector Calls - J B Priestley

An Inspector Calls family tree activity
An Inspector Calls family tree activity Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

How well do you know the characters? Your task is to drag and drop the character names onto the correct place on the family tree.

Animal Farm - George Orwell

To kill a mockingbird - Harper Lee

Blood Brothers - Willy Russell

Lord of the Flies - William Golding

Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

A View from the Bridge - Arthur Miller

Great Expectations - Charles Dickens

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson

Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy

Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

Poetry

Poetry terms: glossary games
Poetry terms: glossary games Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A compendium of on-line games to ensure you know the definitions and spelling of key words used to describe poetry: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our froggy-spelling challenge.

Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A quiz in which you must read the quotes from Seamus Heaney's poetry and decide which poem they come from.

Gillian Clarke
Gillian Clarke Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A quiz in which you must read the quotes from Gillian Clarke's poetry and decide which poem they come from.

Literary terms
Literary terms Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Are you frustrated by losing marks in English exams just because you can't remember the terminology? Compete with yourself or fellow students and you'll soon have all the terms at your disposal!

Figurative language
Figurative language Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A suite of games to test your knowledge of figurative language. (worksheet)

The Sonnet

A sonnet contains 14 lines, so here we've compiled a suite of 14 resources looking at 14 sonnets. How's that for completeness! Each resource contains a sonnet which you can study and annotate. When you feel ready you can take the quiz, but if you get stuck you can return to the sonnet and your notes at any time.

General resources

Class scoreboard
Class scoreboard

If you're playing a game or a quiz and you need to keep score for several teams then this is the tool for you. Choose between a number of themes: 'Alien abduction', 'In your face' and 'Snail race'.

Timer
Timer Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A new improved timer that now includes a countdown timer as well as a standard timer. Some of the alarm sounds are not for those of sensitive disposition. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities.

Class minder
Class minder Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A digital assistant that keeps an eye on your class on those rare occasions when you have to pop out.