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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



Edexcel GCSE English Language Paper One Live Scripts »

Chris Barcock | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam:

  • Edexcel GCSE English Language Edusites Practice Paper One
  • Edexcel Paper 1 Source 1
  • Edexcel Paper 1 Source 2
  • Edexcel Paper 1 Source 3

Files you will need to mark the exam papers:

  • Edexcel GCSE English Language Edusites Practice Paper One Mark Scheme

To compliment these assessments we also have:

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 positive...

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Vendetta Short Story Lessons »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday January 19, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, AQA Spoken Language, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing, Edexcel Spoken Language, EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Language, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing, WJEC Eduqas Spoken Language

Vendetta

Skills for Fiction Language GCSE

  • This unit is one of four focused on the skills needed for the GCSE English Language Fiction assessment objectives
  • Vendetta contains 6 lessons delivered through Online Slides (Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer)
  • Attached resources which will need to be printed for each student and used in each of the 6 lessons
  • This unit which is 1 of 4 is appropriate for mid to long term cover.

In class

  • Each lesson has activities planned
  • If you need homework, then testing on the vocabulary list given as an...
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The Twelve Days of Christmas »

Paul Dodd | 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 Day of Christmas my true love gave to me

  • An Animal Farm...
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Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Travel and Journeys Part 1 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 15, 2017

Categories: KS4, 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

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.

Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Travel and Journeys Part 2

For Paper One

Fiction and Imaginative Writing

Introduction

From the Edexcel specification

‘Students should read selections from a range of high-quality, challenging prose fiction, in preparation for responding to an unseen 19th-century prose fiction extract in the examination. They should be...

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Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Around the World Part 1 »

Richard Gent | Friday December 15, 2017

Categories: KS4, 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

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.

  • Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Around the World Part 2

For Paper One

Fiction and Imaginative Writing

Introduction

From the Edexcel specification

‘Students should read selections from a range of high-quality, challenging prose fiction, in preparation for responding to an unseen 19th-century prose fiction extract in the examination. They should be...

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Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Around the World Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 15, 2017

Categories: KS4, 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

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.

  • Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Around the World Part 1

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In this extract from A Journey by Edith Wharton

In this extract the woman in the story is travelling by train through the night with her desperately ill husband.

Suddenly she thought she heard him call. She parted the curtains and listened. No, it was only a man snoring at the other end of the...

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Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Travel and Journeys Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 15, 2017

Categories: KS4, 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

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.

  • Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Travel and Journeys Part 1

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The articles in this Anthology are taken from the nineteenth century and are either copyright free or free for commercial use or are used as part of an Open License for educational purposes through Gutenberg.




Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology »

Paul Dodd | Wednesday October 12, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

Guide Navigation

  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood
  • Edexcel English Language Non...
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Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty »

Paul Dodd | Friday January 01, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

Guide Navigation

  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood
  • Edexcel English Language Non...
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Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Gothic and Ghosts »

Paul Dodd | Sunday December 13, 2015

Categories: KS4, 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

For Paper One

Fiction and Imaginative Writing

Introduction

From the Edexcel specification

‘Students should read selections from a range of high-quality, challenging prose fiction, in preparation for responding to an unseen 19th-century prose fiction extract in the examination. They should be able to read substantial pieces of writing (extended texts) that make significant demands on them in terms of content, structure and the quality of language. Throughout the qualification, students should develop the skills of inference, analysis and...

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Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Place and Time Part 1 »

Paul Dodd | Sunday December 13, 2015

Categories: KS4, 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

For Paper One

Fiction and Imaginative 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.

  • Edexcel English Language Unseen Fiction Reading | Place and Time Part 2

From the Edexcel specification

‘Students should read selections from a range of high-quality, challenging prose fiction, in preparation for responding to an unseen 19th-century prose fiction extract in the examination. They should be able...

[ 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 assessment criteria and moderation procedures.

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Edexcel GCSE Eng Lang Component 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing »

Racheal Smith | Thursday April 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Schemes, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing, Hot Entries, Writing, Non-Fiction Analysis, Transactional Writing

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  • Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 2: Non Fiction and Transactional Writing Assessment Pack

Assessment Objectives

Reading

AO1: Identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas. Select and synthesise evidence from different texts.
AO2: Explain, comment upon and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support their views.
AO3: Compare writers’ ideas and perspectives, as well as how these are conveyed, across two or...

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Edexcel GCSE Eng Lang Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing »

Racheal Smith | Wednesday April 29, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Schemes, Hot Entries, Writing, Imaginative Writing

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  • Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Assessment Pack

Assessment Objectives

Reading

AO1: Identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas. Select and synthesise evidence from different texts.

AO2: Explain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support their views.

AO4: Evaluate texts critically and support this with appropriate textual references.

Writing

AO5:...

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

Richard Gent
Thursday October 12, 2017

All Exam Boards

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 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Edexcel GCSE English Language »

Richard Gent
Tuesday October 03, 2017

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Edusites Teacher Guides to GCSE English Language and Literature

Edusites Teacher Guide to Revision of GCSE English Language and Literature

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Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 2: Non Fiction and Transactional Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Friday February 05, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 2: Non Fiction and Transactional 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 been thoroughly...

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Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday February 02, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative 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 been thoroughly...

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GCSE English Spoken Language ‘Defend the Indefensible’ Activity »

aborland
Wednesday November 05, 2014

This activity is taken from the First Activity in Lesson Two of the AQA, WJEC Eduqas, OCR & Edexcel GCSE Spoken Language Scheme.

‘Things that irk’

On a piece of A4 paper, ask the students to write down something they really do not like – encourage these suggestions not to be too serious. Use the example of Marmite; things that irk rather than serious issues. Once this is done, collect their responses and distribute them amongst the class so that everyone has someone else’s suggestion.

‘Defend the...

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