Phase 2 –  Mrs Cordingley

What we know about the Brontë sisters

Hello Everyone,

Our new topic, ‘Who were the Brontës?’ has already led to some fantastic discussions in the Phase 2 classroom – Why were female writers not taken seriously? Why did so many people die young in the 1800s? Why is Branwell not in the portrait?

To keep you thinking over the weekend, answer these Brontë brainteasers –

What did the girls’ father do for a job?
Where were the girls born?
What was Emily’s most famous novel called?
What was Anne Bronte’s pseudonym?

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