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A Level King Lear »

Richard Gent | Wednesday February 10, 2021

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, King Lear, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Shakespeare - Other Activities and Resources, Starters & Teaching Ideas

Often regarded as the most complex, intense and overwhelming of Shakespeare’s mature tragedies, the plot and structure of the play are surprisingly straightforward.   Lear persists in dividing Britain between his three daughters. Two of the three accede enthusiastically to his demand for flattery as a condition of this. The third, Cordelia, refuses, marries the King of France and leaves him, prompting sharp criticism of Lear from Kent, a loyal courtier. The two remaining sisters,… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Love Through The Ages »

Ruth Owen | Wednesday December 16, 2020

Categories: Archived Resources, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, AQA A Level Pre-2015 Resources, AQA A Level English Literature A, LITA3, Drama, Analysing Drama, A Lady of Letters, Equus, Hamlet, King Lear, Measure For Measure, Othello, Hot Entries, Poetry, Brooke, The Soldier, Eliot, The Waste Land, Graves, Symptoms of Love, Hardy, The Going, Your Last Drive, Heaney, Mid-Term Break, Lamb, The First Tooth, Letts, The Deserter, Shakespeare, Sonnet 130, Prose, Enduring Love, Great Expectations, On Chesil Beach, Writing, Analytical Writing, Drama Analysis, Literary Analysis, Poetry Analysis, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation Studying For The Exam Examples From Literature About The Exam Further Reading The Examination Symptoms of Love, Graves On Chesil Beach The First Tooth, Lamb The Deserter The Soldier, Brooke A Lady of Letters Sonnet 130, Shakespeare Measure for Measure Hamlet Othello King Lear Equus Great Expectations Enduring Love Mid-Term Break, Heaney Your Last Drive The Going The Waste Land, Elliot Studying For The Exam The title of this AQA A2 Unit is Reading for Meaning – Love… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Hamlet »

Steph Atkinson | Wednesday May 20, 2020

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, Hamlet, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays


A Level English Literature Guide to Twelfth Night »

Steph Atkinson | Monday November 11, 2019

Categories: KS4, Archived Resources, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, AQA A Level Pre-2015 Resources, AQA A Level English Literature B, LITB2, Drama, Twelfth Night, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays

click on image to enlarge Twelfth Night can currently be taught as an option on many A Level English Literature syllabuses, as well as being studied as a GCSE controlled assessment / coursework text and as part of an introduction to Shakespeare at KS3. With a particular focus on Twelfth Night as a comedy this teaching guide aims to provide plenty of exemplification, through the close textual analysis of the text, looking at aspects of language, form and structure as well as context, genre and… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Much Ado About Nothing »

Steph Atkinson | Saturday September 21, 2019

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 4 Approaching Shakespeare, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Archived Resources, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, AQA A Level Pre-2015 Resources, AQA A Level English Language & Literature B, ELLB4, AQA A Level English Literature A, LITA3, LITA4, AQA A Level English Literature B, LITB2, LITB4, EDEXCEL A Level, Edexcel A Level Generic Skills, Edexcel A Level Skills Resources, EDEXCEL A Level English Literature, 6ET02, OCR A Level, OCR A Level Pre-2015 Resources, OCR A Level English Literature, F663, WJEC A Level, WJEC A Level Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC A Level English Language & Literature, LL3, WJEC A Level English Literature, LT4, Drama, Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

‘Much Ado about Nothing’ in context: ‘Comedy’ vs. ‘Tragedy’ Much Ado About Nothing is technically considered to be a Shakespearean ‘comedy’ of the classical kind; indeed, it’s even frequently taught at KS3 owing to its frequent comic tone. The witty and entertaining exchanges between the main protagonists Beatrice and Benedick have been the subject of much literary criticism and are often considered to be the most engaging and enjoyable… [ read full article ] »


A Student’s Guide to ’Much Ado About Nothing’ »

mandy_lloyd | Friday September 20, 2019

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 4 Approaching Shakespeare, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Archived Resources, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, AQA A Level Pre-2015 Resources, AQA A Level English Language & Literature B, ELLB4, AQA A Level English Literature A, LITA3, LITA4, AQA A Level English Literature B, LITB2, LITB4, EDEXCEL A Level, Edexcel A Level Generic Skills, Edexcel A Level Skills Resources, EDEXCEL A Level English Literature, 6ET02, Edexcel A Level Pre-2015 Resources, EDEXCEL A Level English Language & Literature, OCR A Level, OCR A Level Pre-2015 Resources, OCR A Level English Literature, F663, WJEC A Level, WJEC A Level Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC A Level English Language & Literature, LL3, WJEC A Level English Literature, LT4, Drama, Much Ado About Nothing, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Associated Resources Much Ado About Nothing - Student’s Guide.doc This brief study guide focuses on the themes, language and issues of the play relevant to the current A-Level Literature specification AO2 requirement of form, structure and language: ‘demonstrate detailed critical understanding in analysing the ways in which structure, form and language shape meanings in literary texts’. The guide also explores some areas of the historical context of the play which will assist… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme »

Emily Prentice | Thursday August 08, 2019

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Edexcel GCSE Generic Skills, Edexcel GCSE Skills Resources, Drama, Macbeth

Find Edusites Scheme here Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lessons 1-17 Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lesson 18 [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lessons 1-17 »

Shane Richardson | Thursday August 08, 2019

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lessons 1-17 Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lesson 18 Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack How the Component is Assessed Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE 80 marks 1 hour 45 minutes written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to: one Shakespeare play one studied modern prose… [ read full article ] »


A Streetcar Named Desire »

Alice O'Connor | Monday July 01, 2019

Categories: Drama, A Street Car Named Desire

At Edusites English we don't regurgitate resources you can find anywhere else as all of our resources are written for us by experts at the centre of the development of English as a discipline in our schools and colleges. Please do not share these with non subscribers. We are a not for profit run by volunteer teachers and all of your subscription payments are spent on expert resources and keeping our vast servers functioning with no advertising. Here Chris Barcock Chief Examiner was very… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Hamlet | Act 5 »

Steph Atkinson | Monday May 20, 2019

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, Hamlet, Hot Entries

A Guide to Hamlet | Act 1 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 2 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 3 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 4 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 5 Hamlet: tragic hero? Hamlet is usually regarded as the finest of Shakespeare’s tragedies, and one of the greatest tragedies ever written; however, it is frequently defined as ‘tragedy’ with little or no reference to tragic tropes, either Greek, Renaissance or later theories of tragedy, or with insufficient consideration of other useful theoretical… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Hamlet | Act 4 »

Steph Atkinson | Monday May 20, 2019

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, Hamlet, Hot Entries

A Guide to Hamlet | Act 1 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 2 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 3 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 4 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 5 Hamlet: tragic hero? Hamlet is usually regarded as the finest of Shakespeare’s tragedies, and one of the greatest tragedies ever written; however, it is frequently defined as ‘tragedy’ with little or no reference to tragic tropes, either Greek, Renaissance or later theories of tragedy, or with insufficient consideration of other useful theoretical… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Hamlet | Act 3 »

Steph Atkinson | Monday May 20, 2019

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, Hamlet, Hot Entries

A Guide to Hamlet | Act 1 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 2 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 3 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 4 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 5 Hamlet: tragic hero? Hamlet is usually regarded as the finest of Shakespeare’s tragedies, and one of the greatest tragedies ever written; however, it is frequently defined as ‘tragedy’ with little or no reference to tragic tropes, either Greek, Renaissance or later theories of tragedy, or with insufficient consideration of other useful theoretical… [ read full article ] »


A Guide to Hamlet | Act 2 »

Steph Atkinson | Monday May 20, 2019

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, Hamlet, Hot Entries

A Guide to Hamlet | Act 1 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 2 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 3 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 4 A Guide to Hamlet | Act 5 Hamlet: tragic hero? Hamlet is usually regarded as the finest of Shakespeare’s tragedies, and one of the greatest tragedies ever written; however, it is frequently defined as ‘tragedy’ with little or no reference to tragic tropes, either Greek, Renaissance or later theories of tragedy, or with insufficient consideration of other useful theoretical… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: An Inspector Calls Scheme Lessons 1-9 »

| Thursday February 21, 2019

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack Associated Resources An Inspector Calls Comparative Table 1912 & 1945.doc How the Component is Assessed Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE 80 marks 1 hour 45 minutes written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to: one Shakespeare play one studied modern prose or drama text This is a closed book… [ read full article ] »


‘Slices’ for GCSE English Literature »

Emily Prentice | Wednesday February 06, 2019

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 Assessment Pack, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Schemes, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Assessment Pack, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Component 2: 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789, Component 2: 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789 Schemes, Component 2: 19th-Century Novel & Poetry since 1789 Assessment Pack, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, IGCSE English Literature CIE 0477, IGCSE English Literature Edexcel, Drama, Macbeth, Prose, A Christmas Carol, Animal Farm

1. A Christmas Carol Online Slides New! A Christmas Carol Printable PDF SLICE booklet New! 2. Macbeth Online Slides New! Macbeth Printable PDF SLICE booklet New! 3. Animal Farm Online Slides New! Animal Farm Printable PDF SLICE booklet New! 4. AQA Love and Relationships Poetry Online Slides New! L&R Poetry Printable PDF SLICE booklet New! What are Slices and how do you use them? We asked Amy Forrester to share with you her 'slices' strategy. Back in 2015, when the first exams of the… [ read full article ] »


GCSE English Literature Student’s Guide to An Inspector Calls »

Shirley Bierman | Thursday November 22, 2018

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 3 Shakespeare and Contemporary Drama, EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Language, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Literature, Paper 1 Prose and Drama, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Literature, Unit A662, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Hot Entries, Writing, Analytical Writing, Drama Analysis, Essays

click on image to enlarge Focusing on the analysis of form, structure and language For any text you study for your GCSE English Literature coursework, controlled assessments or exam, to gain a high grade, the exam board’s mark scheme requires you to analyse and discuss effective aspects of form, structure and language. Many teachers call this “FSL?. In practice, most students cope well with analysing and discussing the useful effects created by language choices; but many struggle… [ read full article ] »


Stella’s An Inspector Calls »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: Student Room, KS4, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Mocks, Mock Exams, Writing

Early attempts How does Priestley present attitudes towards responsibility in “An Inspector Calls”? This was one of my first exam question on “An Inspector Calls” after focusing on “Jekyll and Hyde” and “Much Ado About Nothing”. This is an example of a grade 5, because it didn’t include some important structural features of a play or effects on the audience. These points were: Dramatic irony Contemporary views Foreshadowing You must include structural features of a text in… [ read full article ] »


An Inspector Calls Learning Mat »

jennywebb | Thursday November 22, 2018

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 3 Shakespeare and Contemporary Drama, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Literature, Unit A662, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Writing, Drama Analysis

An Inspector Calls Learning Mat.docx [ read full article ] »


An Inspector Calls PPT »

Steve Campsall | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 1 Exploring Modern Texts, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, OCR GCSE English Literature, Unit A662, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Unit 2a Literary Heritage, Drama and Prose, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Click on one of the links below to download Steve Campsall’s PowerPoint on An Inspector Calls. An Inspector Calls.ppt An Inspector Calls.pptx [ read full article ] »


Shakespeare Learning Mats | Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet »

jennywebb | Wednesday November 21, 2018

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 [ read full article ] »


A GCSE Higher Ability Guide to Macbeth and Browning’s Monologues »

Steph Atkinson | Wednesday November 21, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Unit 3 Significance of Shakespeare, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, WJEC GCSE English Literature, Unit 3 Poetry and Drama, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Analytical Writing, Drama Analysis, Literary Analysis

click on image to enlarge In Macbeth, Shakespeare’s context seems to have brought him to want to explore several ideas to create an entertaining and tense plot, ideas that bring us an awareness of the guiding themes of the play; perhaps the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth is one of the most central, encompassing as it does they key themes of conflict, control and power. At GCSE, the play is often used as part of a controlled assessment task (CAT) in which students explore… [ read full article ] »


Essay Question on Lady Macbeth »

Jack Todhunter | Wednesday November 21, 2018

Categories: Drama, Macbeth, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis, Essays

What does Lady Macbeth do to help her husband kill King Duncan? To sum up, what does she do/say? Reads letter. Rejoices in the news. Worries about his nature.  (Why?) Prays to the devil. (Why does she need to?) Welcomes him home. Chastises him. (How?) Takes over. Uses euphemisms to describe the regicide. (Why can’t she call a spade a spade? What does this reveal about her?) Insults his masculinity. (How? Why?) Talks of killing her own child.  (Why?) Issues orders. (Where? How?… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Wednesday November 21, 2018

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Poetry, Agard, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack GCSE Overview The qualification is made up of two externally-assessed components: Component 1 and Component 2. Both components allow learners to show their depth and breadth of knowledge through varied assessments. This specification has been designed on the basis that learners’ reading should be of whole texts. Learners are required to study the following content: at least one play by… [ read full article ] »


A Letter to Lady Macbeth - Response to Shakespeare »

Jack Todhunter | Wednesday November 21, 2018

Categories: KS4, Drama, Macbeth, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Drama Analysis

A homework assignment - Create an inventive and enterprising personal response to a Shakespeare play. 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 Macbeth in the forthcoming production of ‘The Scottish Play’ which will feature in this year’s Edinburgh Festival! The panel and I were very impressed with your performance. You managed to… [ read full article ] »


An Inspector Calls Study Programme »

ghallahan | Friday October 26, 2018

Categories: KS4, Drama, An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls Study Programme Seven Weeks 28 Lessons Drawing room drama, murder mystery, critique of the classes, socialist sales pitch- there are a lot of different phrases you could use when describing ‘An Inspector Calls’. It’s a popular, short, and compelling little play that has been on the GCSE specification for decades now. As a text, An Inspector Calls has all of the components you want for a piece of literary analysis. It’s short, and therefore allows you… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: An Inspector Calls Scheme »

| Friday December 09, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources An Inspector Calls Comparative Table 1912 & 1945.doc 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 poetry How it’s assessed 2 hour 15 minute written exam 96 marks 60% of GCSE Exam Questions Section A Modern texts: students will… [ read full article ] »


OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack How the Unit is Assessed Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare (02) Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 2 hours written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one thematic poetry cluster from the OCR poetry Anthology, including making connections with a thematically linked poem one studied Shakespeare play Assessment Objectives GCSE English and English Literature… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday January 26, 2016

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, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Macbeth Scheme Model Responses AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack How the unit is assessed: 1 hour 45 minute written exam 64 marks 40% of GCSE Exam Questions Section A In Section A, students will respond to a Shakespeare play that they have been taught in preparation for the examination. The paper will contain an extract about which students will need to write and then use this as a springboard… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: Blood Brothers Scheme »

Stuart Lawrence | Thursday October 08, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Schemes, Drama, Blood Brothers, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Blood Brothers Workbook 2015.docx Aims and Learning Outcomes Courses based on this specification should encourage students to develop knowledge and skills in reading, writing and critical thinking. Through literature, students have a chance to develop culturally and acquire knowledge of the best that has been thought and written. Studying GCSE English Literature… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Blood Brothers Scheme »

Stuart Lawrence | Thursday October 08, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, Blood Brothers, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack Associated Resources Blood Brothers Workbook 2015.docx Aims and Learning Outcomes Courses based on this specification should encourage students to develop knowledge and skills in reading, writing and critical thinking. Through literature, students have a chance to develop culturally and acquire knowledge of the best that has been thought and written. Studying GCSE English… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Blood Brothers Scheme »

Stuart Lawrence | Thursday October 08, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Blood Brothers, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Blood Brothers Workbook 2015.docx Aims and Learning Outcomes Courses based on this specification should encourage students to develop knowledge and skills in reading, writing and critical thinking. Through literature, students have a chance to develop culturally and acquire knowledge of the best that has been thought and written. Studying GCSE English Literature should encourage… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Tempest Scheme »

| Wednesday May 20, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, The Tempest, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack Associated Resources The Tempest Character List.docx The Tempest Symbolism Chart.docx How the Component is Assessed Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 1 hour 45 minutes written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one Shakespeare play one studied modern prose or drama text This is a closed book… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Much Ado About Nothing Scheme Weeks 1-3 »

Alex Bull | Tuesday May 19, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, Much Ado About Nothing, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Much Ado About Nothing Scheme Weeks 1-3 Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Much Ado About Nothing Scheme Weeks 4-6 Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack Associated Resources Much Ado Assessment for Learning Sheet.docx Edusites Much Ado About Nothing Activities Pack.docx How the Component is Assessed Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature Assessment Overview - 50% of… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Romeo and Juliet Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday May 19, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, Romeo & Juliet, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack How the Component is Assessed Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 1 hour 45 minutes written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one Shakespeare play one studied modern prose or drama text This is a closed book examination. The texts will not be allowed in the examination with the student. Aims and… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: The History Boys Scheme »

Shirley Bierman | Monday May 11, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Schemes, Drama, The History Boys, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources The History Boys Quotes Table.docx The History Boys Thematic Evidence Worksheet.docx The History Boys Character Table.docx The Role of Mrs Lintott Table.docx The Role of Mrs Lintott BLANK Table.docx The History Boys Theme Table.docx Margret Thatcher Worksheet.docx GCSE Overview This component assesses learners on either prose or drama from 1914 onwards, a 19th… [ read full article ] »


Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 »

| Friday May 08, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, The Merchant of Venice, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 8-15 Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack How the Component is Assessed Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 1 hour 45 minutes written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one Shakespeare play one… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: Curious Incident SOW »

| Friday March 13, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Schemes, Drama, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Character Table.docx Aspergers Syndrome Fact Sheet.docx GCSE Overview This component assesses learners on either prose or drama from 1914 onwards, a 19th century prose text and unseen poetry. In Section A and Section B, learners will need to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of aspects of plot, characterisation, events and key themes; they will need… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: An Inspector Calls »

| Monday March 02, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Schemes, Drama, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Comparing 1912 to 1945.docx GCSE Overview This component assesses learners on either prose or drama from 1914 onwards, a 19th century prose text and unseen poetry. In Section A and Section B, learners will need to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of aspects of plot, characterisation, events and key themes; they will need to evaluate and analyse how… [ read full article ] »


King Lear A Level Questions and Indicative Content »

Richard Gent | Tuesday February 17, 2015

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Drama, King Lear, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Shakespeare - Other Activities and Resources, Starters & Teaching Ideas, Teaching Ideas & Skills Development, KS5 English Starters, Improve Your Teaching

Indicative Content Question 1 pdf How do France and Cordelia present their arguments to Lear here and what do they tell us about their respective characters? New PDF Question 2 pdf How does Shakespeare develop the themes of eyesight and insight in the play? New PDF Question 3 pdf Exactly what are the accusations Kent makes of Oswald here and why does he denounce him so angrily? What does the exchange tell us about the state of status in Britain at this point in the play? New PDF Question 4 pdf… [ read full article ] »


OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Romeo and Juliet Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Thursday February 12, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes, Drama, Romeo & Juliet, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack How the Unit is Assessed Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare (02) Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 2 hours written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one thematic poetry cluster from the OCR poetry Anthology, including making connections with a thematically linked poem one studied Shakespeare play Assessment Objectives GCSE English and English Literature… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: The History Boys Scheme »

Shirley Bierman | Wednesday February 11, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, The History Boys, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: The History Boys Scheme AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: The History Boys Sample Questions AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources The History Boys Quotes Table.docx The History Boys Thematic Evidence Worksheet.docx The History Boys Character Table.docx The Role of Mrs Lintott Table.docx The Role of Mrs Lintott BLANK Table.docx The History Boys Theme Table.docx Margret Thatcher Worksheet.docx… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Romeo and Juliet Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Friday February 06, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Romeo & Juliet, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack GCSE Overview The qualification is made up of two externally-assessed components: Component 1 and Component 2. Both components allow learners to show their depth and breadth of knowledge through varied assessments. This specification has been designed on the basis that learners’ reading should be of whole texts. Learners are required to study the following content:at least one play by… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Romeo and Juliet Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday February 03, 2015

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, Drama, Romeo & Juliet, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack 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 choice. They will be required to write in detail about an extract from the play and then to write about the play as a whole. Section B The 19th-century novel: students will answer one question on their novel of choice. They… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 »

| Monday February 02, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Schemes, Drama, The Merchant of Venice, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 8-14 WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources The Merchant of Venice Table 1.docx GCSE Overview The qualification is made up of two externally-assessed components: Component 1 and Component 2. Both components allow learners to show their depth and breadth of knowledge… [ read full article ] »


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Much Ado About Nothing Weeks 1-3 »

Alex Bull | Monday January 26, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Much Ado About Nothing, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Much Ado About Nothing Weeks 1-3 WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Much Ado About Nothing Weeks 4-6 WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources WJEC Much Ado Assessment for Learning Sheet.docx Edusites Much Ado About Nothing Activities Pack WJEC.docx GCSE Overview The qualification is made up of two externally-assessed components: Component 1 and Component 2. Both… [ read full article ] »


OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 01: An Inspector Calls Scheme »

| Tuesday January 20, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Schemes, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation OCR GCSE English Literature Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Assessment Pack Associated Resources An Inspector Calls Comparative Table 1912 & 1945.doc Approaches to Component 01 Section A: Comparison How the Unit is Assessed Exploring modern literary texts (01) Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 2 hours written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one studied modern prose or drama text, including making connections with… [ read full article ] »


OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 01: DNA Scheme »

| Friday January 16, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Schemes, Drama, DNA, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation OCR GCSE English Literature Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Assessment Pack Associated Resources OCR DNA Table 1.docx Approaches to Component 01 Section A: Comparison How the Unit is Assessed Exploring modern literary texts (01) Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 2 hours written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one studied modern prose or drama text, including making connections with a thematically linked unseen… [ read full article ] »


OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Much Ado About Nothing Scheme Weeks 1-3 »

Alex Bull | Tuesday January 13, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes, Drama, Much Ado About Nothing, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Much Ado About Nothing Scheme Weeks 1-3 OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Much Ado About Nothing Scheme Weeks 4-6 OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack Associated Resources OCR Much Ado Assessment for Learning Sheet.docx OCR Much Ado About Nothing Activities Pack.docx How the Unit is Assessed Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare (02) Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 2 hours written paper… [ read full article ] »


OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 »

| Monday January 12, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes, Drama, The Merchant of Venice, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 1-7 OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: The Merchant of Venice Lessons 8-14 OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack Associated Resources OCR GCSE The Merchant of Venice Table 1.docx How the Unit is Assessed Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare (02) Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE80 marks 2 hours written paper Content Overview - Reading and responding to:one thematic… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: The Tempest Higher Ability Scheme »

| Monday December 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, Drama, The Tempest, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack Associated Resources The Tempest Character List.docx The Tempest Symbolism Chart.docx How it’s 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 choice. They will be required to write in detail about an extract from the play and then to write about the play as a whole. Section B The… [ read full article ] »