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AQA GCSE Unit 3b Guide to Creative Writing: Descriptive »

Sarah Mellor | Wednesday January 22, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, Hot Entries, Special Educational Needs, Differentiated Guides, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Descriptive Writing

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Introduction

The resources contained in this teaching pack are designed for students studying GCSE English (focused on the AQA Boards Specification but easily adaptable for all other GCSE English specifications). The resources are designed specifically for struggling students, including those of lower ability and including those with specific Special Educational Needs. The exam board’s only differentiation concession is to create a Higher and Foundation Tier paper each series; they do not specifically cater to...

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AQA GCSE Unit 3b Guide to Creative Writing: Informative Account »

Sarah Mellor | Friday November 22, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, Hot Entries, Special Educational Needs, Differentiated Guides, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Informative Account

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Introduction

The resources contained here are designed for students studying GCSE English (focused on the AQA Specification). The resources are designed specifically for students of Lower Ability as well as those with certain specific Special Educational Needs. The exam boards’ only differentiation concession is to create a Higher and Foundation Tier paper each series, they do not specifically cater to students who struggle to access the basics in English – so we face a dilemma.

Do we stick to teaching only...

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AQA GCSE Unit 3b Guide to Creative Writing: Narrative »

Sarah Mellor | Friday November 22, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, Hot Entries, Special Educational Needs, Differentiated Guides, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Narrative Writing

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Introduction

The resources contained within this SOW are designed for students studying for their GCSE English qualification. This resource has been designed specifically both for students with lower than average abilities at English as well as those with certain specific ‘Special Educational Needs’.

The exam boards’ only differentiation concession is to create a Higher and Foundation Tier paper each series; they do not specifically cater to students who struggle to access the basics in English – so we...

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AQA GCSE Unit 3b Guide to Creative Writing: Persuasive »

Sarah Mellor | Thursday November 21, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, Hot Entries, Special Educational Needs, Differentiated Guides, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Persuasive Writing

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Introduction

The resources contained here are designed for students studying GCSE English (focused on the AQA ‘A’ Specification). The resources are designed specifically for students of Lower Ability and with specific Special Educational Needs. The exam boards’ only differentiation concession is to create a Higher and Foundation Tier paper each series; they do not specifically cater to students who struggle to access the basics in English – so, as teachers, we face a dilemma.

Do we stick to teaching only...

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AQA GCSE Unit 3b Guide to Creative Writing »

Lizana Oberholzer | Friday November 08, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, Hot Entries, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing

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June 2015 Submission

    Candidates must complete two tasks. Each task must be taken from a different column.
  • Work should be produced under formal supervision in time totalling up to four hours. The responses do not need to be of equal length. They do not have to be completed in the same session.

The objective assessed in this part of Unit 3 is:

AO4 Writing

  • Write to communicate clearly, effectively and imaginatively, using and adapting forms and selecting vocabulary appropriate to task and purpose in ways that engage...
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Developing Writing Skills: Productive, Creative, Original; Transformative, Editorial »

Beth Kemp | Monday June 13, 2011

Categories: Hot Entries, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Ideas & Skills Development, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Transformative or Editorial Writing

The skills of producing original writing are required in many specifications, particularly for Language and combined Language and Literature courses, and it can be a challenge to vary the presentation and practice of this very skill-focused aspect of English. Some specifications require students to write in different styles, or for different audiences and purposes under exam conditions, in which case students need preparing for a range of different types of writing, while others use productive skills only in coursework. Even with the latter,...

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Lewis Lends A Hand »

Jack Todhunter | Wednesday August 04, 2010

Categories: Speaking & Listening, Individual, Group, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing

Professional musician Lewis Nitikman dropped by to lend Pat a hand.

Pat wants to become a musician himself when he leaves school so after a chat, the two of them popped into our studio at school to compose this number:

They hope you like it.

Now Lewis has left Pat some homework. He wants Pat to come up with some lyrics to turn their tune into a song.

Task

Listen to their music again and with a classmate, bounce some ideas around.

  • What subject matter springs to mind?
  • What music does it remind you of?
  • What topics do you like talking...
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Improvise Task Based on Lord of the Flies »

Jack Todhunter | Friday August 07, 2009

Categories: Prose, Lord Of The Flies, Speaking & Listening, Drama-Focused, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing

If you have read the last page of the novel Lord of the Flies, you will realise that William Golding had the novel Coral Island in mind when he wrote his tale.

The Task

The following playlet explores some of the issues involved. Once you’ve read the script, improvise a response then write it up.

  • What exactly DOES he think?
  • Does he sympathise with Golding or attack his views?

The following scene takes place in the common room of a public school. One teacher is sipping coffee and marking some school exercise books. The other, William...

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A Letter to Lady Macbeth - An A Grade GCSE Response to Shakespeare »

Jack Todhunter
Tuesday July 21, 2009

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AQA GCSE English

An A Grade GCSE Response to Shakespeare

An Alternative Coursework Assignment for GCSE English Language and/or Literature?

It fulfils the requirements of GCSE Language and/or Literature as a inventive and enterprising personal response to a Shakespeare play. It would be an excellent example of coursework.

Egghead Productions

Dear Ms Holden,

Congratulations!

We are delighted to inform you that you have successfully made it through the auditions and have been chosen to portray the role of Lady...

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