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AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

You are purchasing a 20 page booklet with a range of short practice questions. There are examples of every single question on both papers, with four P1Q5 and four P2Q5. There are two examples for each of the Q4 from each paper. For the paper 2 sample questions, two short extracts are provided on a common theme - these extracts are not full length but provide plenty of comparison and ancourage students to hone their skills on shorter extracts. The booklet is structured to move through the questions but the questions are interleaved. There is a clear contents table and instructions on the front with a notes page on the back. Both the .pdf document and the editable word version are included, but please note the editable version uses a range of fonts and so will be formatted differently. The answers to P2Q1 are BCDH for the first question and BDEH for the second question.
laurajholder
5 Comprehensions from Sherlock Holmes The Speckled Band

5 Comprehensions from Sherlock Holmes The Speckled Band

Taken from different parts of the story, these 5 comprehensions contain a mixture of information retrieval, language & vocabulary style questions. Designed to focus on key sections of the tale, these extracts should help introduce KS3 students to Conan Doyle’s writing, to the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Watson, to the setting and to the content of this part of the 9-1 GCSE course.
Walbere
8 Sherlock Holmes comprehensions from 8 different stories

8 Sherlock Holmes comprehensions from 8 different stories

These 8 extracts (from: Speckled Band, Study in Scarlett, Hound of Baskervilles,Engineer’s Thumb, Boscombe Valley Mystery, Silver Blaze, 5 Orange Pips & Scandal in Bohemia,) all contain a mixture of language, vocabulary and information retrieval style comprehension questions. The comprehensions are suitable for introducing KS3 students to texts from pre 1914 and providing experience of the demands of the 9-1 GCSE . They focus on the more accessible, interesting sections of the Sherlock Holmes Mysteries & as such, hopefully provide an impression of the characters of Sherlock & Watson, as well as the language and setting, and the complexities of Conan Doyle’s work.
Walbere
Using emojis to revise

Using emojis to revise

This is a fun way to revise characters or texts. The emojis are not mine but loads are available on the Internet and they are a fun way to revise or learn an idea. Differentiation by: a. outcome; b. targeted linking of an emoji and task to student or c. providing challenge for the more able by asking them to find emojis that can be linked to a character as they demonstrate different emotions throughout the source or text, It can also be used to deepen writing.
pevans5
The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

The Complete Animal Farm: Chapters 1-10, plus an Introductory Lesson

Animal Farm is a must and its importance cannot be understated! For many students this provides their very first venture into the world of politics and the corruption that surrounds it. These resources are designed to focus on writing skills and inference, and are perfect for GCSE study and above. These power point lessons explore the meaning of chapters 1-10 through structured tasks and academic writing. Each presentation is dynamically illustrated making the learning visually engaging, this resource has been used successfully as a teaching resource in class, a revision tool and even as a homework assignment – all have worked well for the students.
MFLYNN-Teacher
Everything you need - various technique placemats

Everything you need - various technique placemats

I am pleased to add several placemats with definitions for a series of specific techniques, including general language techniques, narrative techniques, persuasive techniques, poetic techniques, poetic structure techniques, descriptive techniques, fiction and structure techniques, presentational techniques, types of punctuation and sentence types. Pretty much every technique is covered with these placemats! These placemats save me the extra burden of constantly reminding pupils of various techniques. These placemats work really well laminated and left on tables while pupils work in groups, pairs or independently. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4. The placemats are really handy for your KS5 classes!
gonchhollo
A lovely, well-presented reading intervention booklet.

A lovely, well-presented reading intervention booklet.

I am pleased to add a well-presented reading intervention booklet. This booklet has a variety of reading skills embedded into it and used a wide variety of small passages/extracts. Students work through the booklet and there is room you you to give immediate feedback. This booklet will save you loads of time having to give underachieving students extra sheets/tasks. I always give these students 10 minutes per-week on the booklet. It has made a big impact. Ideal for KS3 but just as effective if used for KS4 students.
gonchhollo
A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

I am pleased to add a fun, engaging but simple transition project involving your Year 7s and Year 6 pupils. Firstly, you will need to teach your Year 7 group about descriptive writing. The descriptive writing task for Year 6 transition pupils will be to describe Little Red Riding Hood’s journey through the forest to her grandma’s cottage. Pupils will imagine they are her and describe their journey. Pupils from Year 6 transition will visit your classroom and do a series of ‘marketplace’ inspiration stations - each will be to do with an element of descriptive writing – vocabulary, simile, metaphor, personification, zooming in on detail etc. When these stations have been visited, Year 6 pupils will sit down and complete the piece of descriptive writing; your Year 7 pupils will then act as ‘teachers’ – walking around and supporting each Year 6 learner. This is a must-have project that will save lots of time and planning and will create fantastic links between your school and feeder schools!
gonchhollo
Three progress and intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing

Three progress and intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing

I am pleased to add three intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing. All necessary skills are covered as required by the mark scheme. Pupils work through tasks that cover all the skills needed - vocabulary, sentence structure, punctuation, ‘zooming-in’ etc. The booklet is ideal for middle-ability pupils but is easily differentiated for higher/lower-ability pupils. An ideal resource that will save you hours of trawling through your previous lessons for activities.
gonchhollo
A series of intervention tasks focusing on AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 literature and language skills.

A series of intervention tasks focusing on AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 literature and language skills.

I am pleased to add a series of KS4 reading and writing intervention mini lessons based on all of the reading and writing skills for AQA Paper 1 and 2. There are also sessions focusing on the play ‘DNA’, the novella ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘Macbeth’ and a poetry session - all designed so that pupils can work on personalised targets and skills. The lessons focus on all of the tricky AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 reading skills - inference, language, structure, evaluation, comparison and context and the key writing skills. The literature tasks also focus on the tricky AQA literature skills - inference, language and comparison. There are extracts from fiction and non-fiction texts that allow pupils access to skills that causing a problem. There are also a variety of quotations from the play DNA’, the novella ‘A Christmas Carol’ and various poems. The mini lessons are easily differentiated - they are also easily adapted so that they can weekly tasks - simply just change the extracts. This has worked wonders with my intervention pupils and pupils in my main classes!
gonchhollo
A High Windy Place: A Ghost Story with Reading Comprehension Tasks

A High Windy Place: A Ghost Story with Reading Comprehension Tasks

This original ghost story is for secondary students. It’s taken from my short story collection ‘The Wishing Sisters’. The story proved popular with secondary students in my school and this is why I adapted it as a resource. The story has a supernatural element but it’s not creepy for the Young Adult age group. It is about a chance meeting between Sally, a retired school teacher, and a ghost child who she finds in the cellar of her new home. When Sally decides to help the child, in return he helps her to make an important decision about her own life. The 24-page resource contains: The 8-page story text, pre-reading discussion tasks, a ‘new vocabulary’ master sheet, 30 comprehension questions with answers, 12 plot sequence cards with a master solution sheet, a missing words task with answers, post-reading discussion questions, a creative activity in which students take on the role of journalists and a non-fiction background reading sheet. The resource can be used as part of an English unit about the supernatural, and works either as a class resource or as an extension task for individual students.
runjumpjive
Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that explores Act 1 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and looks in detail Mercutio’s famous Queen Mab speech, allowing students to gain an excellent understanding of the use of imagery, repetitions, verbs and more. Definitely worth a download for KS4 and KS3 students alike.
Lead_Practitioner
A series of model answers for KS4 (and 3) AQA Paper 1, Question 5.

A series of model answers for KS4 (and 3) AQA Paper 1, Question 5.

I’m pleased to add a series of Q5 writing to describe questions and model answers for AQA Paper 1. These questions and model answers will save you hours of planning. The models can be broken down and analysed before pupils write their own response. This style of teaching has really improved the scores of all of my intervention and main class pupils. These models and questions are for KS4 classes but can easily be used/adapted for KS3 pupils.
gonchhollo
A series of AQA Paper 1 and 2 New Spec exam papers

A series of AQA Paper 1 and 2 New Spec exam papers

I am pleased to add a series of AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam papers. The Paper 1 sources are from a variety of 19th/20th texts - .these include Salem’s Lot, The Amityville Horror, the novelisation of the film ‘Halloween’, Jekyll and Hyde, ‘IT’, ‘Rear Window’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Psycho’, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, ‘Wuthering Heights’ and more. I’ve made sure that the texts are engaging yet challenging! These are great for engaging boys and other reticent learners. The Paper 2 sources are based on a variety of topic - sharks, aviation, sport, workhouses, Majorca, Beaches and whale hunting, dogs. Again, I’ve made sure that the texts are engaging yet challenging. These exam papers will save you hours and hours of planning and will last you several months!
gonchhollo
Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

I’m pleased to add Paper 1 and 2 AQA Language revision placemat. Each placemat is differentiated with sentence starters, key words/vocabulary and a full set of model answers for both question 5s. There is a helping hand box focusing on ‘the effect on the reader’. This has saved me lots of time worrying about differentiation as students use it while they write responses to each question!
gonchhollo
A series of weekly reading homework tasks

A series of weekly reading homework tasks

I am pleased to add a series of weekly homework tasks that will be enough for at least two whole terms. The reading tasks focus on extracts from various poems, narratives, and non-fiction texts. The extracts are really engaging, such as The Fresh Prince, A Christmas Carol, Jaws and poems such as ‘Valentine’ and ‘Two Scavengers…’ and many, many more. The homework tasks come complete with space to write a full writing response. These tasks will save you hours of planning. Ideal for KS3
gonchhollo
A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

I am pleased to add a series of plenary games that have been used to support and motivate more challenging and demotivated students. The games have worked wonders for getting students interested in a number of topics and engaging in a variety of skills. The games include: pass the question/ball, Manchester Monopoly, Nought and Crosses, Snakes and Ladders, Penalties, Street Fighter, Simpsons Card Reveal and Reveal. Attached is also an electronic dice to use in line with some of the games (to controll the dice, press F5 and then the letter ‘S’ to stop the dice). The games will not fail to deliver engagement and promote good progress - especially for students whio struggle to retain information and who are demotivated. Ideal for any subject area and for any age group.
gonchhollo
(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

This is a lesson for a middle-ability Year 8 class focusing on fantasy worlds. This lesson looks at extracts describing key building in Diagon Alley. Pupils have a broken-down task of identifying key language devices in each extract. There is then a GCSE-style (English Language) question for pupils to write a paragraph responding to. There is a model paragraph to support pupils in writing their own. This lesson is easily adaptable for any KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

Edexcel English Literature Evaluating Themes, Characters and Ideas Scaffold

This is a tried and tested scaffold for answering Edexcel GCSE English Literature for the evaluative question on ideas, themes and characters. The resource is a scaffold for extended writing with a model answer and prompt questions down the side. The resource aims to make responses more critical through addressing Where a theme is indicative, How it is presented and Why the author chooses to include this detail, ie how does it develop characterisation, change or drive the plot and link to other themes within the text. This can be used for Shakespeare play, 20th Century play and 19th century novella (just without the context bit)
KristinaGeorge
Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

A short revision lesson to summarise Language Paper 2 (AQA) and booklet for printing. Includes: Assessment Objectives 3 Overview of the paper 4 Question 1 5 Question 2 7 Question 3 10 Question 4 14 Writing P.E.E.L paragraphs in Section A 16 Question 5 17 Vocabulary Strengthening 24 Also includes: Exemplar paragraphs, modelling of annotations, helpful hints for questions and timings and planning guides. Includes examples of punctuation, AFOREST techniques, list of language devices, AQA expectations for text types and vocabulary strengthening hints.
aliceboyd1995