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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Great Expectations Scheme »

aborland | Thursday November 20, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Schemes, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Hot Entries, Prose, Great Expectations, Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation

  • AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • Great Expectations Visual Aids.docx
  • Great Expectations Pip’s Development Chart.docx
  • Great Expectations Chapter 2 Extracts.docx

How the unit is assessed:

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 64 marks
  • 40% of GCSE

All assessments are closed book: any stimulus materials required will be provided as part of the assessment. All assessments are compulsory.

Exam Questions

Section A

Shakespeare: students will answer one...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Scheme »

rlsmedia | Thursday September 11, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Schemes, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Hot Entries, Prose, The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Writing, Prose Analysis

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  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Scheme
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Sample Paper & Response
  3. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • ID Questions.docx
  • Lesson Six Gothic References Table.docx

In the following Scheme of Work (SOW) The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde will be focused on.

The paper will be assessed in the following way:

Assessment objectives (AOs) are set by Ofqual and are...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 1-9 »

rlsmedia | Wednesday September 10, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Hot Entries, Prose, Lord Of The Flies, Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation

  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 1-9
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 10-16
  3. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Sample Paper & Response
  4. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • Lord of the Flies Table 1.docx
  • What would you do if.docx

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen...
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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 »

rlsmedia | Monday September 08, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Schemes, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Drama, The Merchant of Venice, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation

  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 8-14
  3. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Merchant of Venice Sample Paper & Response
  4. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • AQA GCSE The Merchant of Venice Table 1.docx

How the unit is assessed:

  • 1 hour 45 minute written exam
  • 64 marks
  • 40% of GCSE

Exam Questions

Section A

Shakespeare: students will answer one question on their play of...

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GCSE Guide AQA ‘Moon on the Tides’ Poetry Anthology Relationship Cluster »

Shane Richardson | Wednesday July 30, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 2 Poetry Across Time, Hot Entries, Poetry, Anthologies, Pre-2015 Anthologies, AQA Moon On The Tides, Writing, Poetry Analysis

Associated Resources

  • AQA English Literature unit 2 mark scheme.pdf

Introduction to The Relationship Cluster

All of the poems in this cluster have been placed together because they share a common theme: that theme is relationships. Relationships are something of which we all have different experiences. Some relationships are very positive and help the people in those relationships to grow; others are more destructive and damage those involved in them. This cluster of poems in the AQA anthology is concerned with how different relationships...

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A GCSE Student’s Guide to Narrative Writing Skills »

Beverly Abrahams | Thursday June 26, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA GCSE Generic Skills, AQA GCSE Skills Resources, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Generic Skills, Edexcel GCSE Skills Resources, Edexcel GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, Edexcel English, Edexcel Unit 3 Creative Responses, EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Language, Paper 2 Reading and Writing, Edexcel iGCSE Generic Skills , Edexcel iGCSE Skills Resources, Cambridge iGCSE, English 0500, English 0522, Cambridge iGCSE English, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Hot Entries, OCR GCSE Generic Skills, OCR GCSE Skills Resources, WJEC GCSE Generic Skills, WJEC GCSE Skills Resources

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This guide has been written with the CIE English Unit 0500 and 0522 in mind, but it could be equally useful to introduce and practice narrative writing skills for WJEC, OCR, AQA and Edexcel GCSE and iGCSE.

Objective

To develop appropriate writing skills in line with the objectives required by Cambridge International Examinations for Cambridge iGCSE First Language English Syllabus code 0500 and Cambridge International Level 1/Level 2 Certificate First Language English Syllabus code 0522. The ideas below can be...

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Learning Mats | Wuthering Heights »

Jennifer Webb | Friday April 04, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 4 Approaching Shakespeare, Hot Entries, Prose, Wuthering Heights

Associated Resources

Wuthering Heights1.pdf
Wuthering Heights2.pdf




Shakespeare Learning Mats | Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet »

Jennifer Webb | Friday April 04, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 4 Approaching Shakespeare, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, Edexcel English Literature, Unit 3 Shakespeare and Contemporary Drama, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Literature, Unit A661, Drama, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays

Associated Resources

Macbeth Learning Mat.pdf
Romeo and Juliet.pdf
How to pass the exam.pdf




A GCSE English Guide to Persuasive Writing Techniques »

Sarah Mellor | Thursday November 21, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, Hot Entries, Writing, Persuasive Writing, Speech Analysis

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Identifying Persuasive Techniques and Analysing Persuasive Texts

Introduction

The following lesson plan and resources are ideal for a one-off GCSE preparation lesson. The idea is to examine persuasive techniques and then answer a GCSE examination-style question on two persuasive texts, requiring students to compare the texts in terms of the audience and point of view of the writer.

You can use this resource in two ways:

  • Spread the tasks out over two or three lessons, possibly adding an evaluation task to see how...
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GCSE Teacher’s Guide To AQA English Literature Unit 1 Examination »

Jennifer Webb | Wednesday October 23, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 1 Exploring Modern Texts, Drama, An Inspector Calls , The Crucible, Hot Entries, Writing, Analytical Writing, Drama Analysis, Literary Analysis

Introduction

The AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 1 exam is the one that all students taking this course must sit, regardless of the route through the course your school has chosen. Unit 1 covers ‘Modern Texts’, and allows for the study of short novels with the possible choice of a play.

In order to succeed in this exam, students must display perceptiveness when deploying a range of analytical skills that incorporate an awareness of literary form, language, structure and context.

Additional Resources

  • AQA Lit Unit 1 DNA Storyboard.pdf
  • AQA...
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GCSE English Literature Student Guide to Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ »

rps_rgs | Monday October 14, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 1 Exploring Modern Texts, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, Edexcel English Literature, Unit 1 Understanding Prose, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Literature, Unit A663, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Unit 1 Prose and Poetry , Hot Entries, Prose, Analysing Prose, To Kill A Mockingbird, Writing, Analytical Writing, Literary Analysis, Prose Analysis

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“Top grade thinking…”

Education

As a Bildungsroman, or ‘coming of age’ story, the novel emphasises learning and change. Does Scout’s learning lead to her transformation? What does she learn that she doesn’t mention? Why is education presented as being important in the novel - both as a part of the novel’s plot and as one of its major themes? What does Lee suggest education can change? And what can it not change?

The School is presented as failing its students: the teachers are outsiders who do not...

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AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 2 Poetry Relationships Cluster Scheme »

Aimee Williams | Tuesday October 23, 2012

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 2 Poetry Across Time, Hot Entries, Poetry, Anthologies, Pre-2015 Anthologies, AQA Moon On The Tides, Writing, Analytical Writing, Poetry Analysis

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Scheme

  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 2 Relationships Cluster Scheme.docx

Associated Resources

Introduction

  • Code Breaker.docx
  • Intro.ppt
  • Themes.docx
  • Intro Poems.docx

‘Brothers’ by Andrew Forster

  • Brothers.ppt
  • Brothers Cloze.docx
  • Brothers Timeline.docx
  • Brothers Quiz.docx
  • STIRRL.docx

‘Nettles’ by Vernon Scannell

  • Nettles.ppt
  • Crunch Student Copy.doc
  • Crunch Teacher Copy IWB.doc
  • Language Devices in Nettles.pptx
  • Looped.ppt
  • Effects of Language in Nettles.docx

Internet Lesson

  • Task Sheet.docx
  • Nettles Annotated.doc
  • Nettles.docx
  • Example Poem.docx
  • ...
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AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 3b Sister Maude Monologue Scheme »

Aimee Williams | Tuesday October 23, 2012

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 3 Significance of Shakespeare, Hot Entries, Poetry, Rossetti, Sister Maude, Writing, Analytical Writing, Poetry Analysis

Brief

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Write a monologue for a character from a literary text you have read.

Image: La Ghirlandata by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Scheme

  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unit 3b Sister Maude Monologue Scheme.docx

Associated Resources

  • Punctuation.docx
  • Mono Opening.docx
  • Victorian Female.docx
  • Semi Colon Revision.docx
  • Sister Maude.pptx
  • Reptile - passage from Sister Maude.pptx
  • Reptile.pdf
  • Maude’s Thoughts.docx
  • Imagery Sister Maude.docx
  • Thoughts and Feelings.docx
  • What I need to do for a grade C or above.docx

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A Guide to ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro »

Jonathan Peel | Wednesday August 03, 2011

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 1 Exploring Modern Texts, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Unit 2a Literary Heritage, Drama and Prose, Hot Entries, Prose, Never Let Me Go

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This is just a little taster of Jonathan Peel’s frankly suberb guide to Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel ‘Never Let Me Go’. At over 40 pages, it should provide you with more than enough material to engage with in and out of class.

  • NLMG Guide.pdf

We might start this document by considering the genre of the writing. Is it science-fiction? Or dystopian literature in which a parallel world is developed which focuses on negative stereotyping (the opposite of a Utopia - look them up, it’s part of learning!). Or is it something else again?

I argue that...

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AQA GCSE English Literature | Student Guide to Poetry Essays »

Steve Campsall | Wednesday March 16, 2011

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA GCSE Generic Skills, AQA GCSE Skills Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 2 Poetry Across Time, Hot Entries, Poetry, Writing, Essays, Poetry Analysis

This guide is aimed at GCSE English and English Literature students in Year 11 and, although based on poetry, it contains much of value regarding general essay writing skills and the use of the key essay writing “P.E.E / P.Q.C” technique.

Its strength perhaps is that it is based on an average student’s writing rather than that of a top grade student, as is often the case with published exemplars. This, it is hoped, will allow students of a variety of abilities to feel comfortable with the essay and not feel belittled by its qualities.

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GCSE English: ‘Spoken English’ Scheme of Work & Associated Resources »

Aimee Williams | Tuesday December 07, 2010

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, Edexcel English Language, Unit 3 Spoken Language, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Language, Unit A650, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Language, Unit 4 Spoken Language, Hot Entries, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Spoken English, GCSE Spoken English

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A very useful zipped set of files from Aimee Williams including a Scheme of Work and Associated Resources for the new GCSE English “Spoken English” Unit. Although written for AQA, these will be fully transferable across other boards as this is a new universal GCSE English requirement.

Week 1 - Scheme & Resources

Week_1_Scheme.doc
Annotation_of_Txt_Message.pptx
Annotation_of_Txt_Message.ppt
Features.docx
Features.doc
Spoken_vs_Written_Cards.docx
Spoken_vs_Written_Cards.doc
Spoken_Vs_Written.docx
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AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme Brothers Section B »

Grainne Hallahan
Monday October 19, 2015

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 organization;...[ read full article ] »



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