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AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts

pdodd | Tuesday September 30, 2014

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Contents of Extracts

Poverty

  1. Two extracts describing life in the slums of London - 1848
  2. A description of the Irish Potato Famine by a traveller - 1847
  3. The Huddersfield Workhouse Enquiry report - 1848
  4. A newspaper article on the plight of farmers - 2011
  5. A website article on surviving life on benefits - 2012
  6. A newspaper article on the plight of a jobless mother - 2014

Sport and Entertainment

  1. An extract from a book about learning to cycle - 1895
  2. Contemporary descriptions of football - 1801/1862
  3. A description of a ‘Penny Gaff by Henry Mayhew - 1862
  4. A newspaper article describing traditional cinemas in Thailand - 2015
  5. A newspaper article describing a visit to a Theme Park - 2012
  6. A newspaper article profiling Lewis Hamilton - 2007

Crime and Punishment

  1. Two extracts describing the Richardson- McFarland Trial - 1869
  2. An extract describing the new prison at Pentonville - 1842
  3. An extract describing a verbal attack on a 12 year olds life of crime - 1829
  4. A newspaper article describing the murder of Steve McNair - 2009
  5. A website article on the overhaul of prisons - 2016
  6. A newspaper article looking at conditions in modern prisons - 2014

Health

  1. An extract describing a hospital and the arrival of war casualties - 1854
  2. The Diary of a Resurrectionist - 1811-12
  3. An extract from a victim of a Resurrectionist - 1824
  4. A newspaper article where a medical condition is described - 2014
  5. A profile of an injured war veteran - 2016
  6. An extract dealing with the stresses of being a nurse - 2014

War and Espionage

  1. The Gettysburg Address - 1863
  2. The Crimean War Letters of Captain Blackett - 1854
  3. Eyewitness Accounts of The Royal Observatory Bombing -1894
  4. Speech by Tony Blair on the Iraq War - 2003
  5. First World War Letters of Noel Chavasse - 1916
  6. Eyewitness Accounts in a newspaper article of Woolwich Attack - 2013

Working Conditions

  1. Interview with George Cadbury - 1898
  2. A Newspaper Article on the Bryant and May Match Strike - 1888
  3. A song describing the Trimdon Grange...

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