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GCSE Skills Summer 2021 - Reading »

Richard Gent | Saturday February 20, 2021

Categories: KS3 & KS4 Catch Up, Analysing Fiction, KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Language, Cambridge iGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language CIE 0627, IGCSE English Language CIE 0990, IGCSE English Language Edexcel A, IGCSE English Language Edexcel B, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, GCSE 2021

Edusites Exercises in GCSE English Language Reading Skills Cycling 1 Cycling 2 AO2 Language and Structure Eulogies Subject Terminology Balloons Dramatic Moments In January 2021 the government produced the consultation on the assessment of GCSE and A Levels in Summer of 2021. At Edusites we have worked with our writers who include GCSE advisors and senior examiners working to ensure that this summer exam season is less painful than 2020. What are the key features of the consultation document?… [ read full article ] »


The Red Room Short Story Lessons »

Emily Prentice | Tuesday January 28, 2020

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

This Unit: The Red Room Skills for Fiction Language GCSE This unit is number 3 of 5 focused on the skills needed for the GCSE English Language Fiction assessment objectives The Red Room contains 5 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 3 of 5 is appropriate for mid to long term cover. In class Each lesson has activities planned You might also use… [ read full article ] »


Through the Tunnel Short Story Lessons »

Emily Prentice | Monday January 27, 2020

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

This Unit: Through the Tunnel Skills for Fiction Language GCSE This unit is number 4 of 5 focused on the skills needed for the GCSE English Language Fiction assessment objectives Through the Tunnel contains 7 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 4 of 5 is appropriate for mid to long term cover. In class Each lesson has activities planned You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE »

Emily Prentice | Monday October 01, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Overviews

  Our English teaching support is used in two thirds of the Top 100 Schools and five of the Top Ten Progress 8 Schools. A not-for-profit by teachers for teachers Edusites is committed to supporting all teachers. Edusites membership empowers teachers to plan effectively, assess accurately and teach with confidence. Join now Click on the links below for expert advice, CPD and resources for the AQA GCSE specifications AQA GCSE Language AQA GCSE Literature Not a member? Would you like some… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Death of a Hoarder (Ceclia) »

Richard Gent | Wednesday May 09, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

This set of resources, including the exam paper and mark scheme, can be used in a number of ways including; A mock exam with mark scheme and indicative content A series of learning slides focused on improving performance Online slides can be used projected for the whole class or by tutors taking a student through the development of responses. Use Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer to access these online slides. Death of a Hoarder | Improving responses - Online Slides Materials for Assessment… [ read full article ] »


Last Minute English Exam Preparation and Revision »

Richard Gent | Friday May 04, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015

Today’s Friday Takeaways are a range of instant use PDFs for GCSE texts, unseen poetry, vocabulary lists and how to improve writing skills. Intended to be used as ‘Aide Memoirs’ for Year 11 as they head for their GCSE exams. Many of our subscribers have laminated them and use them as mats in their classrooms. AQA Love and Relationships Vocabulary list Edexcel Time and Place Vocabulary List [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language Live Scripts Paper 1 Explorations »

Chris Barcock | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Lang Exam Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing PDF AQA Paper 1 Source A AQA Paper 1 Source B Files you will need to mark the exam papers Section A Mark Scheme Paper 1 Explorations Section B Mark Scheme Paper 1 Explorations Live Scripts Many thanks to all schools who took part in our second mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the… [ read full article ] »


GCSE Live Scripts »

Chris Barcock | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing, Overviews

Live Scripts What are Live Scripts? Many thanks to all schools who took part in our first mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the positive feedback and generosity of you busy teachers and hope you find this useful. Click below to see how you can make how to make mocks matter. AQA Live Scripts GCSE English Language Assessment Overview Page Edexcel Live Scripts GCSE English Language Assessment Overview Page Eduqas Live Scripts… [ read full article ] »


GCSE AQA Language Live Scripts Paper 2 »

Richard Gent | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack

What are Live Scripts? These live scripts use the assessment papers available on a download below Many thanks to all schools who took part in our second mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the positive feedback and generosity of busy teachers and hope you find this useful. These live scripts use the assessment papers available on a download below Want to make mocks matter? These scripts can be used with students before… [ read full article ] »


AQA Paper 1 Assessment and Moderation »

ghallahan | Friday April 27, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack, Mocks, Mock Exams

Moderation Serving Suggestions How do you know that your department moderation of paper 1 is reliable? These materials have been develop to complement this mock exam in the following ways. For teachers’ moderation we have links to videos where you can read the examples, marks and explanations. Use the links below to watch a video of a script being ‘live’ marked, then ‘mystery’ ones where you are tested on your marking. This can be completed by your department as… [ read full article ] »


AQA Paper 1 Question 4 Comparison of Levels Activity »

Richard Gent | Thursday April 19, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Mocks, Mock Exams

Question Four is such a pickle of a question. Students are thrown by the idea of writing about ‘methods’, thrown by the statement (should I agree? Should I disagree?) and then thrown by the bullet points. If you have students producing responses that are lacking in detail, I prescribe this treatment. Please use this document for this activity Please use this document for this activity Here is an activity I use to help students write more detailed answers. Read all the answers, and rank them… [ read full article ] »


The Twelve Days of Christmas »

pdodd | Wednesday January 03, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015

Our Twelve days of Christmas takeaways are Knowledge Organisers for GCSE texts, unseen poetry and how to improve writing skills. These Knowledge Organisers are intended to be used as ‘Aide Memoirs’ for Year 11 as they head for their GCSEs or equally they could be used when introducing a topic. Many of our subscribers have laminated them and use them as mats in their classrooms. On the first Day of Christmas my true love gave to me A Christmas Carol Knowledge Organiser On the second… [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 2 »

pdodd | Friday December 08, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Paper One Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Introduction This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource. AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 1 ‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture… [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 1 »

pdodd | Friday December 08, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Paper One Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Introduction This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource. AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 2 ‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to… [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 2 »

pdodd | Friday December 08, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Paper One Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource. [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 1 »

pdodd | Friday December 08, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource. AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 2 Paper One Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Introduction ‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations The Feet Afoot »

ghallahan | Friday November 10, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section A [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations List 42b »

ghallahan | Friday October 27, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section A [ read full article ] »


New All Exam Boards GCSE English Language Paper 2 with indicative content and Exam papers »

Richard Gent | Thursday October 12, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Assessment Pack, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Schemes, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing Assessment Pack, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas Schemes, J351/01 Communicating Information and Ideas Assessment Pack, J351 Component 01: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Assessment Pack, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Schemes, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Assessment Pack, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Schemes, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, Component 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Assessment Pack, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Schemes

All Exam Boards AQA GCSE English Language (8700) Paper 2 WVP School Edexcel GCSE English Language Paper 2 Mark Scheme NFTW Summerhill Eduqas/WJEC GCSE English Language C2 Exam Paper RTPW Safari OCR GCSE English Language Practice Paper Two EEI Crete Live Scripts available for these exam papers for Eduqas and AQA exam boards. If you are interested in live scripts for Edexcel or OCR please {encode="" title="contact us"}. GCSE AQA Language Live Scripts Paper 2 GCSE Eduqas… [ read full article ] »


AQA Paper 1 Knowledge Organiser »

Richard Gent | Friday September 29, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

AQA English Language Paper 1 Knowledge Organiser [ read full article ] »


AQA Paper 2 Knowledge Organiser »

Richard Gent | Friday September 29, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack

AQA English Language Paper 2 Knowledge Organiser [ read full article ] »


Taxi Tales - Creative Writing »

Emily Prentice | Wednesday September 20, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Assessment Pack, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Schemes, Edexcel GCSE Generic Skills, Edexcel GCSE Skills Resources, EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Language, Paper 1 Reading and Writing, Paper 2 Reading and Writing, Edexcel iGCSE Generic Skills , Edexcel iGCSE Skills Resources, Cambridge iGCSE, Cambridge iGCSE English, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language CIE 0627, IGCSE English Language CIE 0990, IGCSE English Language Edexcel A, IGCSE English Language Edexcel B, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE Generic Skills, OCR GCSE Skills Resources, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Assessment Pack, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Schemes

Presented at both The Team English Conference and the ResearchEd National conference this series of resources combine the latest research to improve creative writing. Directed towards improvements for the GCSE English Language Paper this resource can be used in conjunction with any qualification which includes a Creative Writing element. Based on and including concrete resources to be used in the classroom, Taxi Tales is a practical guide to improve the creative writing processes of students.… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section A »

ghallahan | Thursday October 27, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Explorations Exam Paper List 42b »

ghallahan | Thursday October 27, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology »

pdodd | Friday September 30, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack

Guide Navigation AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Guide and Exemplar Material for Questions Two and Four »

Chris Barcock | Wednesday September 07, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Writing, Analytical Writing, Comparative Analysis, Non-Fiction Analysis

This material should be used in conjunction with the Edusites publication How to Compare and Contrast AQA Paper Two The relevant assessment objectives are:-AO1: Identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas. Select and synthesise from different texts. AO3: Compare writer’s ideas and perspectives, as well as how these are conveyed across two or more texts. Section A: Reading: one non-fiction text and one literary non-fiction text Section B: Writing: writing to present a… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language (8700) Paper 2 WVP School »

Richard Gent | Thursday May 12, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Language (8700) Paper 2 Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives AQA Paper 2 Source Files you will need to mark the exam papers AQA GCSE English Language Mark Scheme Paper 2 [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack »

pdodd | Wednesday January 20, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack, Hot Entries

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content. These packs have been developed by experienced English assessors with extensive awarding body experience and by people who were very closely involved in the development of these new specifications within the awarding bodies, with Ofqual and the Department of Education. They have… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack »

pdodd | Tuesday January 19, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack, Hot Entries

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content. These packs have been developed by experienced English assessors with extensive awarding body experience and by people who were very closely involved in the development of these new specifications within the awarding bodies, with Ofqual and the Department of Education. They have… [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment »

pdodd | Friday January 01, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack

Guide Navigation AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage… [ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Life and Relationships Part 2 »

Richard Gent | Monday November 23, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes

Paper One Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Introduction This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource. AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Life and Relationships Part 1 ‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques… [ read full article ] »


AQA, WJEC Eduqas, OCR & Edexcel GCSE Spoken Language Scheme »

Paul Merrell | Thursday November 05, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, AQA Spoken Language, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Edexcel Spoken Language, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, OCR Spoken Language, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas Spoken Language, Hot Entries, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Speaking & Listening, Individual, Spoken English, GCSE Spoken English

Spoken Language Endorsement for GCSE English Language The four English awarding bodies have developed the new criteria for Spoken Language assessment in the new GCSE English Language (9-1) qualifications. This will be a separately endorsed component, for which candidates will be graded Distinction, Pass, or Merit. Candidates who do not achieve a Pass grade, or those who do not take the component, will be given non-classified. The Guidance Document for centres is copied below, including the… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations School Days »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme School Days Section A [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations The Breakout »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Breakout Section A [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section B »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section. Write in full sentences. You are reminded of the need to plan your answer. You should leave enough time to check your work at the end. You are going to enter a creative writing competition. Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age. Either: Write a description of a mountain suggested by this picture Or: Write the opening of a story that begins with two people who have met for the first time. (24… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Breakout Section B »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section. Write in full sentences. You are reminded of the need to plan your answer. You should leave enough time to check your work at the end. You are going to enter a creative writing competition. Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age. Either: Write a description of a bike ride suggested by this picture Or: Write a story that begins with the sentence: ‘Of all the places to end up, this was the last… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme School Days Section B »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section. Write in full sentences. You are reminded of the need to plan your answer. You should leave enough time to check your work at the end. You are going to enter a creative writing competition. Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age. Either: Write a description suggested by this picture Or: Write a story that begins with the sentence: ‘Nothing could have prepared them then for what was about to… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme School Days Section A »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Breakout Section A »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section A »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper School Days »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper The Breakout »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper The Feet Afoot »

ghallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper Brothers »

ghallahan | Monday October 19, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1 Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Edusites English Practice Paper 
Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials
 For this paper you must have:Source A Source B Instructions Answer all questions Use black ink or ball-point pen You must answer the questions in the spaces provided Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked You must refer to the insert book provided You… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section B »

Richard Gent | Monday October 19, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section. Write in full sentences. You are reminded of the need to plan your answer. You should leave enough time to check your work at the end. You are going to enter a creative writing competition. Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age. Either: Write a description suggested by this picture Or: Write a story that begins with the sentence: ‘Of all the places to end up, this was the last place I… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme Brothers Section B »

ghallahan | Monday October 19, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA GCSE Generic Skills, AQA GCSE Skills Resources

Section B: Writing You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section. Write in full sentences. You are reminded of the need to plan your answer. You should leave enough time to check your work at the end. You are going to enter a creative writing competition. Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age. Either: Write a description suggested by this picture Or: Write a story about a person who is lost and cannot find their way home. (24 marks for content and… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Brothers »

Richard Gent | Sunday October 18, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

How to Print, Edit and Copy Edusites Resources We don’t do downloads as everyone has different software and the text can sometimes look all wrong. Instead please cut and paste straight from the page. I take out the links and writer in the heading as I think it looks better but the formatting all remains the same as the webpage.Here is an example of one I made earlier Materials for Assessment Files you will need for the exam AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme Brothers… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lang Paper 1 Section B Writing: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing »

| Friday September 18, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Hot Entries, Writing, Comparing & Contrasting, Creative Writing, Descriptive Writing, Imaginative Writing

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack Associated Resources Deconstructing Questions.docx What is Assessed At the start of the learning journey share with pupils the assessment criteria as well as the expectations of the exam. It is important that pupils have a full and detailed understanding of what is expected of them and how they need to approach the exam. This is an excellent assessment for learning strategy and it… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lang Paper 1 Section A Reading: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing »

abateman | Friday September 18, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Schemes, Hot Entries, Writing, Creative Writing

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack Associated Resources AQA GCSE Eng Lang Paper 1 Section A Extract from Lord of the Flies.docx What is Assessed At the start of the learning journey share with pupils the assessment criteria as well as the expectations of the exam. It is important that pupils have a full and detailed understanding of what is expected of them and how they need to approach the exam. This is an excellent… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lang Paper 2 Section B Writing: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives »

| Monday August 31, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Dictionary & Grammar, Grammar, Hot Entries, Writing

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack This unit has been designed to accompany the published AQA Exemplar Paper 2 Exam Paper. Further sample exam questions can be found in our Assessment Pack in Guide Navigation. It is a skills based unit and can therefore be used with any appropriate resources that a teacher may wish to use: The Exam What is Assessed Section A: Reading One non-fiction text and one literary non-fiction text… [ read full article ] »