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ghallahan | Friday January 31, 2020

Categories: KS3, Key Stage 3 English Analysing Fiction, KS4, AQA GCSE, EDEXCEL GCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas Spoken Language

This Unit: Vendetta

Skills for Fiction Language GCSE

  • This is unit 1 of 5 focused on the skills needed for the GCSE English Language Fiction assessment objectives
  • Vendetta contains 6 lessons delivered through Online Slides (Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer)
  • Attached resources which will need to be printed for each student and used in each of the 6 lessons
  • This unit which is 1 of 5 is appropriate for mid to long term cover.

In class

  • Each lesson has activities planned
  • If you need homework, then testing on the vocabulary list given as an additional document
  • You might also use for weekly vocabulary
  • Then develop spelling tests taken from the list.

Fiction Language GCSE

  • The style of the questions and the skills being tested are in line with the GCSE English assessment objectives.

In Intervention

  • This can be used with a teacher or LSA who is guiding students who are struggling with their reading and analysis, to assist students who need more practice in writing analytically.  In this case, the lessons on creative writing can be omitted.

Speaking and Listening component for GCSE

  • These four stories build up to the creation of a speech- this speech can be then used for the speaking and listening component of GCSE English Language.

What skills are covered in this series of lessons?

  • Vocabulary list
  • Narrative perspectives
  • Inferences
  • Language devices (simile, metaphor, personification)
  • Analysis of language devices
  • Structural devices (parallel, climax, characters
  • Rhetorical questions
  • Evaluation questions

Materials for the Lessons

Files you will need for all Lessons print off one copy per student

  • Vendetta Text
  • Vendetta Large Text Version
  • Vendetta Lesson 1 Sentences
  • Vendetta Vocabulary

Online Slides for your lessons (Firefox, Safari or Explorer)

  • Vendetta Lesson 1 - Narrative perspectives and reading for meaning
  • Vendetta Lesson 2 - Comment on the use of language devices
  • Vendetta Lesson 3...

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