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A Level Teacher’s Guide to T. S. Eliot’s Poem The Waste Land »

Paul Merrell | Monday April 14, 2014

Categories: Hot Entries, Poetry, Eliot, The Waste Land, EDEXCEL A Level English Literature, 6ET01, AQA A Level English Language & Literature A, ELLA1, AQA A Level English Literature A, AQA A Level English Literature B, LITB1, EDEXCEL A Level English Language & Literature, 6EL03, OCR A Level English Literature, F661, WJEC A Level English Literature, LT1, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, EDEXCEL A Level, OCR A Level, WJEC A Level

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I love teaching this text; in fact, I see it as one of the most versatile (and important) things that I deliver across all of my KS5 classes – be it A Level, Pre-U or on the IB.

I know Eliot’s poetry appears in various forms across a wide range of specifications and courses, but I more often than not teach this poem as either a comparative coursework text or, more generally, as key AO4 information for any Modernist writer. I don’t know how, for example, you could prepare a class on Waugh’s A Handful of...

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Analysing Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre »

Steph Atkinson | Tuesday April 24, 2012

Categories: Hot Entries, Prose, Jane Eyre, Writing, Analytical Writing, Prose Analysis, EDEXCEL A Level English Literature, 6ET01, AQA A Level English Language & Literature A, ELLA1, AQA A Level English Literature A, LITA2, OCR A Level English Literature, F661, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, EDEXCEL A Level, OCR A Level

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Binary Opposition

The way a text creates and shapes its reader’s interpretation to develop both meaning and feeling can be fruitfully and subtly analysed by means of binary opposition. Despite its apparent complexity, this method can easily be understood by students of varying levels and ability from GCSE upwards. It can allow them to create subtle analyses of texts of the kind that can fulfil the requirements of the highest grade bands.

The theory works from the premise that many words and phrases have, as Steve Campsall terms it, their...

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Lang Lit A2 / AS Frameworks Self-Assessment Grid »

Beth Kemp | Wednesday January 12, 2011

Categories: AQA A Level, AQA A Level English Language & Literature A, ELLA1, ELLA2, ELLA3, ELLA4

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Lang Lit AS or A2 Frameworks Self-Assessment Grid.doc




Teacher’s Guide to ELLA1 - Integrated Analysis & Text Production »

Beth Kemp | Saturday October 30, 2010

Categories: Hot Entries, AQA A Level, AQA A Level English Language & Literature A, ELLA1

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This guide is for the first unit of AS English Language and Literature AQA A, Integrated Analysis and Text Production.

This unit requires students to study two (from a choice of ten) prose and drama texts, and to produce one response to each in the exam: one analytical and one productive.

It is an open book exam, in which students are allowed to take un-annotated texts into the exam room, and they may choose from which text they produce each kind of response.

Assessment

‘A’ questions for this unit (analytical responses) are assessed...

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