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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.

  • Death of a Hoarder | Improving responses - Online Slides

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA...
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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 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 efficient use of time to initially treat as unseen poems, the poems from the named poems in the...

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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

  • OCR Question Paper GCSE English Language J351/01 Communicating Information and Ideas
  • OCR Insert Text 1 and 2

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • OCR GCSE English Language Mark Scheme Section A
  • OCR GCSE English Language Mark Scheme Section B

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...

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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

  • Eduqas Question Paper GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading and Creative Prose
  • EduqasText

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • Eduqas Section A Mark Scheme GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading
  • Eduqas Section B Mark Scheme GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading

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...

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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:

  • 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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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

  • AQA GCSE English Language Exam Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
  • AQA Paper 1 Source A
  • AQA Paper 1 Source B

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • Section A Mark Scheme Paper 1 Explorations
  • Section B Mark Scheme Paper 1 Explorations

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...

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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.

These live scripts use our most recent assessment papers available on a download below

...[ read full article ] »

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 detail you needed online.

These live scripts use our most recent assessment papers available...

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AQA Paper 1 Assessment and Moderation »

Grainne Hallahan | 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 department as part of their moderation and is an improved version of what AQA do for...
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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

  • Poetry AQA Literature Activity



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

  • Please use this document for this activity

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

  1. Read all the answers, and rank them 1-4. This sorts the sheep from the goats...
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CIE English Language Reading Anthology 0627 (9-1) | Childhood »

Paul Dodd | 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 use material for a specific audience and purpose
  • Demonstrate understanding of how...
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Edexcel IGCSE English Language B (9-1) Unseen Fiction | Natural Forces and Nature »

Paul Dodd | 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. Throughout the qualification, students should develop the skills of interpretation and analysis.

...[ read full article ] »

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

Paul Dodd | 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 to unseen non-fiction texts in the examination. They should be able to read substantial...

[ read full article ] »

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 to unseen non-fiction texts in the examination. They should be able to read substantial...

[ read full article ] »

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

Grainne Hallahan | 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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Death Exam Paper
  • Death Source A
  • Death Source B

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Death Mark Scheme
  • Eduqas GCSE English Language Sample Component 2 General Marking Guidelines



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

Grainne Hallahan | 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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Climbing Exam Paper
  • Climbing Source A
  • Climbing Source B

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • Eduqas English Language C2 19th/21st Century Non-Fiction Climbing Mark Scheme
  • Eduqas GCSE English Language Sample Component 2 General Marking Guidelines



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...
[ read full article ] »

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...

[ read full article ] »

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...

[ read full article ] »

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

6

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...

[ read full article ] »

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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AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 2017

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

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and 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.

  • AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 1

‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture the interest of readers’.

Part 2

7

This...

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AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 1 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 2017

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

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and 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.

AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 2

‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture the interest of readers’.

Content...[ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 2017

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

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

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.




AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 1 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 2017

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 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.

  • AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 2

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Introduction

‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture the interest of readers’.

...

[ read full article ] »

OCR English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Conflict »

Paul Dodd | Monday December 04, 2017

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Assessment Pack, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Schemes

Component Two

Exploring effects and impact

Introduction

From the OCR English Language specification:

‘For the reading of fiction, learners read and respond to unseen prose fiction texts drawn from the 20th and /or 21st century. One text may be literary non-fiction. Learners develop knowledge and understanding of writers’ use of language and techniques to create meaning and effects in narrative fiction and literary non-fiction’.

  • Learners read a wide range of high-quality prose fiction texts drawn from the 20th and/or 21st...
[ read full article ] »

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

Paul Dodd | Monday December 04, 2017

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Assessment Pack, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact 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.

OCR English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Time and Place Part 2

Component Two

Exploring effects and impact

Introduction

From the OCR English Language specification:

‘For the reading of fiction, learners read and respond to unseen prose fiction texts drawn from the 20th and /or 21st century. One text may be literary non-fiction. Learners develop knowledge...

[ read full article ] »

OCR English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Time and Place Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Monday December 04, 2017

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Assessment Pack, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact 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.

OCR English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Time and Place Part 1

Part 2

9


In this extract is 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...

[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations The Feet Afoot »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday November 10, 2017

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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section A



AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations List 42b »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 27, 2017

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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section A



Edexcel IGCSE in English Literature (9-1) Glossary Unseen Poetry »

Richard Gent | Monday October 02, 2017

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

Glossary of Terms for Unseen Poetry

These terms have been added for reference purposes and should be used carefully by teachers with their students. This glossary is by no means exhaustive and teachers may wish to add to it.

Allegory

  • A story for which there is a hidden second meaning beyond the autonomous narrative.

Alliteration

  • The repetition of sounds at the beginning of two or more words in close proximity. The term is usually applied to the repetition of consonants.

Allusion

  • A reference to something which is outside itself.

...

[ read full article ] »

Edexcel IGCSE in English Literature (9-1) Love and Relationships Unseen Poetry »

Paul Dodd | Monday October 02, 2017

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

Love and Relationships

A

In this poem John Clare portrays falling in love for the first time.

First Love

I ne’er was struck before that hour
With love so sudden and so sweet.
Her face it bloomed like a sweet flower
And stole my heart away complete.
My face turned pale as deadly pale,
My legs refused to walk away,
And when she looked ‘what could I ail?’
My life and all seemed turned to clay.

And then my blood rushed to my face
And took my sight away.
The trees and bushes round the place
Seemed midnight at noonday.
I could not see a...

[ read full article ] »

Edexcel IGCSE in English Literature (9-1) Unseen Poetry | How to Use »

Paul Dodd | Monday October 02, 2017

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

Introduction

This Anthology is for teachers of the new Pearson/Edexcel IGCSE English Literature Specification and in particular Paper 1 Section A – Unseen Poetry.

Unseen Poetry Anthology

Format of the Examination Paper

One 20 mark question exploring the meaning and effects created in an unseen poem.

Section A: Unseen Poetry

Students will apply their knowledge of poetic form, content and meaning to compare poems.

Students must:

  • demonstrate understanding of how writers create literary effects using
    1. imagery
    2. descriptive skills
    3. language...
[ read full article ] »

Edexcel IGCSE in English Literature (9-1) Natural World Unseen Poetry »

Paul Dodd | Monday October 02, 2017

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

The Natural World

A

In this poem, John Deane describes a basking shark which is seen off Achill Island, off the Irish coast.

Basking Shark- Achill Island
Where bogland hillocks hid a lake
we placed a tom-cat on a raft; our guns
clawed pellets in his flesh until, his back
arched, the pink tongue bitten through, he drowned.
We fished for gulls with hooks we’d hide
in bread and when they swallowed whole we’d pull;
screaming they sheared like kites above a wild
sea; twine broke and we forgot. Until
that day we swam where a great shark...[ read full article ] »


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GCSE English Language Live Scripts Paper 1 »

Chris Barcock
Monday April 30, 2018

Live Scripts

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

Grainne Hallahan
Friday February 09, 2018

Materials for Assessment

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

Richard Gent
Friday November 17, 2017

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Eduqas GCSE Language C1 Reading and Creative Prose Writing Brothers »

Grainne Hallahan
Friday October 13, 2017

How to Print, Edit and Copy Edusites Resources

We don’t do downloads as everyone has different software and the text can sometimes look all wrong. Instead please cut and paste straight from the page. I take out the links and writer in the heading as I think it looks better but the formatting all remains the same as the webpage.

Materials for Assessment

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Eduqas GCSE Language C1 Reading and Creative Prose Writing List 42b »

Grainne Hallahan
Friday October 13, 2017

Materials for Assessment

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Files you will need to mark the exam papers



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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AQA GCSE English Language »

Richard Gent
Tuesday October 03, 2017

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Edusites Teacher Guides to GCSE English Language and Literature

Paper 1

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Assessment and Moderation

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OCR 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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OCR GCSE English Literature »

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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Eduqas GCSE English Literature »

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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Eduqas 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 »

Richard Gent
Tuesday October 03, 2017

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Edusites Teacher Guide to Revision of GCSE English Language and Literature

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Edexcel GCSE English Literature »

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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