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An English Literature Guide to The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde »

Chris Curtis | Monday December 03, 2018

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The Really Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

For readers today The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde, is far from being a shocking story that induces both fear and terror into our beating hearts. It’s a story whose effects have been diluted by modern graphic media content, constant repetition and simplified interpretations over the years since it was first published in1888. We know the story so well that it even...

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A GCSE English Literature Guide to Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black »

Chris Curtis | Monday December 03, 2018

Categories: KS4, Prose, The Woman in Black, Writing, Analytical Writing, Literary Analysis, Prose Analysis

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The Woman in Black – A Modern, or a ‘Victorian’ Ghost Story?

It is cold and dark outside; but it is Christmas and a family is gathered together telling ghost stories around a warm open fire; each is trying hard to surpass the others. Then, an individual tells a story that is truly frightening. Why? Because it’s real. In the exposition to her 1983 novel, recently filmed and starring Daniel Radcliffe for the big screen, Susan Hill...

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Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1) - H is for Hawk update »

Richard Gent | Monday November 26, 2018

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL iGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language Edexcel A, IGCSE English Language Edexcel B

Edusites resources for the Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1) are intended to compliment the Edexcel resources available from the Edexcel website. To help teach this specifications and for your students to make measurable progress Edusites has engaged some of the best writers and English experts to both write and moderate these materials ensuring that what we bring to you has a carefully constructed for your classroom practice.

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Edexcel IGCSE Literature (9-1) - Updated! »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, IGCSE English Literature Edexcel, Hot Entries, Poetry

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Eduqas GCSE Literature - Updated! »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Schemes, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Schemes

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Edusites Teacher Guides to GCSE English Language and Literature

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Edexcel GCSE Literature - Updated! »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

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, 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

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AQA GCSE Literature - Updated! »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry

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OCR GCSE Literature - Updated! »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Assessment Pack, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Schemes, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes

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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

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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...

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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...

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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


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

rsmith1 | Thursday November 22, 2018

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

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Associated Resources

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...
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An Inspector Calls PPT »

Steve Campsall | Thursday November 22, 2018

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Shakespeare Learning Mats | Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet »

jennywebb | Wednesday November 21, 2018

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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

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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...

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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

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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...

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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...

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Edexcel IGCSE Eng Lit Macbeth Scheme Lessons 1-17 »

Shane Richardson | Wednesday November 21, 2018

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

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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...

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Allusions Booklet | Introduction to Macbeth »

Emily Prentice | Wednesday November 21, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , EDEXCEL iGCSE, EDEXCEL iGCSE English Literature, Paper 1 Prose and Drama, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, IGCSE English Literature CIE 0477, IGCSE English Literature Edexcel, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays, Shakespeare - Other Activities and Resources

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Do You Know What You Don’t Know, And Know Why You Need To Know It?

It’s a family dinner. We’re talking about the new CCTV cameras that have been installed by the bus stop. ‘Remember, Big Brother is watching,’ warns my dad. My little sister gives him a stare. ‘I didn’t know you watched Big Brother dad?’ she asks. My sister isn’t one for reading. She has watched Big Brother, and...

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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...

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AQA GCSE »

Emily Prentice | Monday October 01, 2018

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

 

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Edexcel GCSE »

Emily Prentice | Sunday September 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Overviews

 

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Eduqas GCSE »

Emily Prentice | Saturday September 29, 2018

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Overviews

 

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OCR GCSE »

Emily Prentice | Friday September 28, 2018

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

 

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CIE (Cambridge) IGCSE »

Emily Prentice | Wednesday September 26, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language CIE 0627, IGCSE English Language CIE 0990, 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, IGCSE English Literature CIE 0477, Overviews

Cambridge International Examinations

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Edexcel IGCSE »

Emily Prentice | Tuesday September 25, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language Edexcel A, IGCSE English Language Edexcel B, 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, IGCSE English Literature Edexcel, Overviews

 

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AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Death of a Hoarder »

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.

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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.

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Edexcel IGCSE English Literature (9-1) 4ET1 | Unseen Poetry Anthology »

Richard Gent | Thursday May 03, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Literature, IGCSE English Literature Edexcel

Unseen Poetry Anthology

In preparing students to respond to unseen poetry texts, you should draw from as wide a range of poems as possible. This could include students’ choice of poems, reflecting their own interests and enthusiasms around themes that might interest them using such websites as Poem Finder. There is scope to explore different traditions, forms and genres, as well as different poetic styles and techniques. You might find it an...

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OCR GCSE English Language Paper 1 Live Scripts »

Richard Gent | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, 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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

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...

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Eduqas GCSE English Language Paper 1 Live Scripts »

Chris Barcock | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, 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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

Many thanks to all schools who took part in our second mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who...

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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:

Files you will need to mark the exam papers:

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...

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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

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

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...

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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. We are sorry that we are unable to include this project within the cost of your subscription but the quality of documents you are looking at is critical and we could not...

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GCSE Eduqas Language Live Scripts Paper 2 »

Richard Gent | Monday April 30, 2018

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, 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

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. We are sorry that we are unable to include this project within the cost of your subscription but the quality of documents you are looking at is critical and we could not reproduce the detail you needed online.

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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?

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. We are sorry that we are unable to include this project within the cost of your subscription but the quality of documents you are looking at is critical and we could not reproduce the...

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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.

  1. 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...
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AQA Literature Poetry Last Minute Activity »

Richard Gent | Thursday April 19, 2018

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry


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

Here is an activity I use to help students write more...

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CIE English Language Reading Anthology 0627 (9-1) | Childhood »

pdodd | Friday March 02, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language CIE 0627

For Centres in the UK

For Paper One

Reading Passages

Introduction

From the CIE English Language specification (0627):
The skills covered in the syllabus are outlined below for the different areas of language developed.

Reading

  • Demonstrate understanding of extended texts, and of the words and phrases within them
  • Synthesise, develop, analyse and critically evaluate facts, ideas and opinions
  • Extract appropriate information for specific purposes
  • Summarise and...
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Edexcel IGCSE English Language B (9-1) Unseen Fiction | Natural Forces and Nature »

pdodd | Friday March 02, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language Edexcel B

Non Fiction Reading Anthology

Paper 1: Section A- Reading – study and analyse selections from a range of texts

Content

Students should read a variety of high-quality, challenging texts, in preparation for responding to unseen extracts in the examination. They should be able to read substantial pieces of writing, including whole and extended texts that make significant demands in terms of content, structure and the quality of the language....

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Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1) Unseen Fiction | Exploration and Adventure Part 2 »

pdodd | Friday March 02, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language Edexcel A


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 IGCSE English Language A (9-1) | Exploration and Adventure Part 1


Non Fiction Reading Anthology

For Paper One - Non Fiction and Transitional Writing- Section A

Content

Students should read a variety of high-quality, challenging non-fiction texts, in preparation to respond...

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Edexcel IGCSE English Language A (9-1) Unseen Fiction | Exploration and Adventure Part 1 »

Richard Gent | Friday March 02, 2018

Categories: KS4, 9-1 IGCSE, 9-1 IGCSE English Language , IGCSE English Language Edexcel A


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 IGCSE English Language A (9-1) | Exploration and Adventure Part 2


Non Fiction Reading Anthology

For Paper One - Non Fiction and Transitional Writing- Section A

Content

Students should read a variety of high-quality, challenging non-fiction texts, in preparation to respond...

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Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Clothes »

ghallahan | Friday February 09, 2018

Categories: KS4


Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Death »

ghallahan | Friday February 09, 2018

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, 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


Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Climbing »

ghallahan | Friday February 09, 2018

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, 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


Vendetta Short Story Lessons »

ghallahan | 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...
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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

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

pdodd | 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...

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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.


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...

[ read full article ] »