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‘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 ] »


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

Our teaching materials are used in two thirds of the top schools. Our resources empower teachers to plan effectively, assess accurately and teach with confidence. As a non-subscriber you will be able to see a preview of the resources. To access them in full click on Subscribe now. Edusites Teacher Guides to GCSE English Language and Literature Edusites Teacher Guides to GCSE English Language and Literature Edusites Teacher Guide to Revision of GCSE English Language and Literature Edusites… [ read full article ] »


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 [ read full article ] »


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 [ read full article ] »


Power and Conflict Knowledge Organiser »

Lauran Hampshire-Dell | Thursday September 21, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Poetry, Anthologies, AQA Anthology, AQA Power and Conflict Cluster

AQA Power and Conflict Knowledge Organiser [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use »

pdodd | Sunday January 01, 2017

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary… [ read full article ] »


GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry Anthology Packs »

pdodd | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry

Our Unseen Poetry Anthologies provide 30 poems covering five categories:Love and Relationships Conflict and Power Youth and Age Time and Place The Natural World Included in the anthology is an introduction around meaning, discussion points for the classroom and teaching tips for each poem. Our Top Examiner Tips look at what is required in answering unseen poems in terms of the assessment objectives, structuring a response, how to reference effectively and how to compare and contrast. For each… [ 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 ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack »

pdodd | Wednesday December 02, 2015

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

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry 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… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Power and Conflict Anthology Scheme »

Mia Sneyd | Wednesday October 21, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Poetry, Agard, Checking Out Me History, Anthologies, AQA Anthology, AQA Power and Conflict Cluster, Armitage, Remains, Blake, London, Browning, My Last Duchess, Dharker, Tissue, Duffy, War Photographer, Garland, Kamikaze, Heaney, Storm on the Island, Hughes, Bayonet Charge, Owen, Exposure, Rumens, The Emigree, Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade, Shelley, Ozymandias, Weir, Poppies, Wordsworth, The Prelude, Writing, Poetry Analysis

This guide contains ideas and resources for teaching the poems in the ‘Power and Conflict’ cluster of the AQA Poems Past and Present anthology. The anthology is examined in AQA GCSE English Literature (8702) for teaching from September 2015. The anthology is assessed in Paper 2 (Modern Texts and Poetry) of the Literature examination. The duration of the paper is 2 hrs 15mins and it is a closed book examination. The paper as a whole is worth 60% of the GCSE. There are four questions on the… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Unseen Poetry Scheme 2 »

jallen | Wednesday October 14, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Poetry, Blake, The Sick Rose, Burns, A Red Red Rose, Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, The Road Not Taken, Hannah, Symptoms, Kemp, I Sing the Battle, Liz Lochhead, Poem for My Sister, Pastan, To A Daughter Leaving Home, Sandburg, Sketch, Reading, Language Analysis, Understanding Structure, Understanding Vocabulary, Writing, Analytical Writing, Poetry Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Worksheet 1.docx Worksheet 1 Level 1-3.docx Worksheet 2.docx Worksheet 3.docx Worksheet 4.docx Worksheet 5.docx Teacher’s Copy Worksheet 5.docx Success in the Unseen Poetry Section.pptx Unseen Poetry - Paper 2 Section C This scheme of work focuses upon the unseen poetry section of the paper. It is worth a total of 32 marks, with the whole paper being awarded up to 96 marks.… [ 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 ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Pigeon English Scheme »

iyerm | Sunday August 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Narrative, Analysing Narrative, Prose, Pigeon English, Writing, Analytical Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Stephen Kelman Pigeon English.pdf Pigeon English A Reader’s Guide.pdf 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 assessedModern texts Poetry Unseen poetry How it’s assessed2 hour 15 minute written exam 96 marks 60% of GCSE Exam Questions Section A Modern Texts -… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Never Let Me Go Lessons 1-10 »

Chris Barcock | Tuesday April 28, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Prose, Never Let Me Go, Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Never Let Me Go Lessons 1 - 10 AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Never Let Me Go Lessons 11 - 20 AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack 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 assessedModern texts Poetry Unseen poetry How it’s assessed2 hour 15 minute written exam 96 marks 60% of GCSE Exam Questions Section A… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Anita and Me Scheme »

| Tuesday April 28, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Prose, Anita and Me, Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack 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 assessedModern texts Poetry Unseen poetry How it’s assessed2 hour 15 minute written exam 96 marks 60% of GCSE Exam Questions Section A Modern Texts - Students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern prose or drama… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Scheme »

Sarah Battams | Monday March 02, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Poetry, Anthologies, AQA Anthology, AQA Love and Relationships Cluster, Writing, Poetry Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Scheme AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Lessons 1-8 AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Lessons 9-16 AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack This guide contains ideas and resources for teaching the poems in the ‘Love and Relationships’ section of the AQA Poems Past and Present anthology. The anthology is examined in AQA GCSE… [ 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 ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Unseen Poetry Scheme »

Alex Bull | Tuesday February 03, 2015

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack 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 answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern proseor drama text. Section B Poetry: students will answer one comparative question on one named poem printed on the paper and one other poem from… [ read full article ] »


AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Eng Lit Animal Farm Scheme »

Shirley Bierman | Wednesday December 17, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , 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 Schemes, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Schemes, Hot Entries, Prose, Animal Farm, Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Eng Lit Animal Farm Scheme AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Eng Lit Animal Farm Sample Papers & Responses Associated Resources Who’s Who Animal Farm Chart.docx Animal Farm Quotations Table.docx Squealer’s Speech Persuasive Tools Table.docx Leadership Styles Comparison Table.docx Thematic Evidence Table.docx Seven Commandments of Animal Farm Table.docx OCR Approaches to Component 01 Section A: Comparison Exam boards: AQA, Edexcel and OCR… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary »

pdodd | Monday December 15, 2014

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary Glossary… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry |  Contents of Poems »

pdodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary Contents… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict »

pdodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary Conflict… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World »

pdodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary The… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry |  Love and Relationships »

pdodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary Love and… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time SOW »

| Tuesday November 11, 2014

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

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Character Table.docx Aspergers Syndrome Fact Sheet.docx 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 answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern proseor drama text. Section B Poetry: students will answer one… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: DNA Scheme »

| Thursday September 11, 2014

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

click on image to enlarge Guide Navigation AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: DNA Scheme AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: DNA Sample Paper and Response AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources AQA DNA Table 1.docx Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts - 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 assessedModern texts Poetry Unseen poetry How… [ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 1-9 »

| Wednesday September 10, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Hot Entries, Prose, Lord Of The Flies, Writing, Prose Analysis

Guide Navigation AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 1-9 AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 10-16 AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Sample Paper & Response AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack Associated Resources Lord of the Flies Table 1.docx What would you do if.docx Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole… [ read full article ] »