Sunlight on the Grass: A Student Guide to the AQA Short Story Anthology (Paperback)
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The authoritative guide to the AQA GCSE English short story anthology: 'Sunlight on the Grass'. This book provides students and teachers with invaluable guidance on each of these short stories. Exploring themes, plot, characters, language and literary devices this book supplies unparalleled examination of the set stories. Model answers to real examination questions are also provided to give you a feel for the structure and content required for exam success. Check out the new revised and expanded second edition: ISBN 978-1494251703.
About the Author
David Wheeler was born in New Cross, London in 1957 and educated at a state grammar school in London suburbia. He read English at Churchill College, Cambridge, achieving an M A in English. He went on to gain another Master's degree in American Literature from Keele University and a PGCE from King's College, London. He had a successful career as an English teacher in English state secondary schools, spending the last sixteen years of his career as Head of English and Drama. In a 30 year career he directed over 20 school productions. From 1984 until 2010 he was involved in the English examination system in a variety of roles: assistant examiner, team leader, Prinicipal Examiner at GCSE and at A level and finally Chair of Examiners at A Level English Literature for AQA from 200 until 2010. In 2011 ill health forced his retirement from teaching and he now devotes his time to writing.