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AQA-style GCSE Literature sample essay question and exemplar response on Hyde with activities

AQA-style GCSE Literature sample essay question and exemplar response on Hyde with activities

A sample AQA-style GCSE Literature question and response on the character of Hyde in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. This also includes a list of student activities that guide them to evaluate and develop the sample essay. This resource would be ideal for use over a couple of lessons with potential for students to revise Stevenson's presentation of Hyde and re-write the essay, making their improvements to it. I recommend that students also have copies of the Literature Paper 1 mark scheme for the marking activity. This resource features plenty of challenging concepts and vocabulary and is aimed at students working towards a 5-9 grade in English Literature.
labawesome
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Revision page for the book on Dr Jekyll and MR Hyde. Includes: the plot, context, story, setting and all about the author. Great way to revise as it is in a simple layout and it's in bullet point note form.
Shannon4569
Sign of Four and Macbeth resources

Sign of Four and Macbeth resources

This bundle includes some lessons for The Sign of the Four, based on revision-based extract work and the key characters and themes. One lesson also focuses on including AO2 skills in an analysis. It also includes two resources focused on providing students a step-by-step guide to planning for and writing answers for the Paper 1 questions, specifically based on Macbeth and The Sign of The Four, however it is adaptable for an alternative 19th century text.
laurapickup
The Sign of Four - Cracking the Case!

The Sign of Four - Cracking the Case!

In this engaging and informative lesson enables students to make clear and insightful links between Arthur Conan Doyle’s 'The Sign of Four' and its historical context of 19th Century London. In particular, students learn about the Jack the Ripper murders and subsequent attitudes towards the police, before considering how these ideas are reflected through Athelney Jones in the novel. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which students learn through: - Researching the context of 19th Century London, such as the Jack the Ripper murders and attitudes towards the police; - Reading and understanding chapters 5 and 6, in which Athelney Jones makes his appearance; - Identifying and analysing the language techniques used by Doyle in describing Athelney Jones; - Analysing Doyle's intentions in presenting Athelney Jones in such a manner; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole Lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Paper Copies of Chapters 5 and 6; - Athelney Jones links to context worksheet; - Researching Context worksheet - Essay Template; - Detailed Lesson Plan There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. These resources were originally taught to GCSE students, but with subtle adaptations they have also been used with both younger and older (up to A Level) students. Please note that you'll need access to internet/laptops for the researching activity. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
Lesson on women in 'Macbeth' (for lower ability students)

Lesson on women in 'Macbeth' (for lower ability students)

The aim of this lesson is to make clear points about the women in ‘Macbeth’, using good vocabulary to make students’ points clearer and stronger, and back these points up with a reference to the text. This lesson does not explore context, which can be introduced in the next lesson. It also does not require students to remember quotations, which can also be introduced in subsequent lessons. What does it do? *It asks students to work in groups to remember key plot points related to Lady Macbeth, Lady Macduff and the Witches. *It uses repetition to help students phrase their use of plot points as evidence. *It directs students to use the 'K. Macbeth' app, available on the app stores, to find good points to make about the way women are presented in the play. *It asks students to work in new groups to share points about the women in the play leaving a space under each one for them to add plot points as evidence. *Students then add plot points from the start of the lesson to the points they have written. *The lesson ends with either 'Hangman' or 'Snowball Fight' (depending on your class) to reinforce the words they've looked at and consolidated in the lesson.
SueKatakatalist
Lesson on Medieval and Renaissance Values in 'Macbeth'

Lesson on Medieval and Renaissance Values in 'Macbeth'

This is a lesson for higher ability GCSE students (although some differentiation is still possible within the lesson). What does it do? *It introduces the students to a range of words and phrases related to medieval and Renaissance values in the play and asks them to RAG their confidence using them in essays. *It takes students through a simplified timeline so that they can see how the Renaissance was an extremely fast-moving movement, which meant that medieval values were not easily forgotten after such a long period of dominance. *It asks the students to share and categorise information in pairs, using the 'K. Macbeth' app to help them understand the words and phrases in the information they read. *It asks students to consider why Macbeth would have wanted to create a play about a medieval king. *It asks students to identify which characters in the play exhibit medieval values, and which characters exhibit Renaissance values. *It gives students a series of statements about the plot, and asks the students to add contextual information using their learning from this lesson to talk about medieval and Renaissance values in the play. *It asks students to update their RAG sheet. The 'K. Macbeth' app is available for just 99p on app stores. It is aimed at helping students of all ability to write better essays about 'Macbeth', by arming them with the vocabulary they need to explain themselves well and be precise in their expression.
SueKatakatalist
Lesson on terror and horror in 'Macbeth' (mixed ability)

Lesson on terror and horror in 'Macbeth' (mixed ability)

This is a double lesson aimed at mixed ability classes of students studying 'Macbeth' at GCSE. What does it do? *It introduces students to Ann Radcliffe's definitions of terror and horror. *It asks students to work in groups to find examples of terror and horror and then share their findings with the class. *It then introduces the words in the 'K. Macbeth' app, which is available for 99p on app stores. These are differentiated on the vocabulary ticklist. *It takes students through making points, writing an introduction, writing the body of the essay, and then playing a game of 'Just a Minute' in order to help them come up with ideas for their conclusion. The 'teacher's notes' give further ideas for differentiation. The exam questions are phrased for AQA, Pearson/Edexcel and Eduqas.
SueKatakatalist
Teaching Conflict Poetry at GCSE - FREE RESOURCE -  GROUPING THE POEMS

Teaching Conflict Poetry at GCSE - FREE RESOURCE - GROUPING THE POEMS

This is a free resource to assist teaching of “Power and Conflict Poetry” for GCSE. It goes through the poems and groups them together to support Revision and to assist ways of preparing to answer questions. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Free Resource for Jekyll and Hyde – Model Answer on Chapter 4, annotated

Free Resource for Jekyll and Hyde – Model Answer on Chapter 4, annotated

This is a free resource to assist teaching of “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” for GCSE. It goes through a mock question on Chapter 4 s and suggests ways to answer it. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level CRIME, WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS

This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level CRIME, WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS

This is an example Chapter summary. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level CRIME, WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS BY Kat

This is a free resource to assist teaching of AQA A Level CRIME, WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS BY Kat

This is a chapter summary of a key chapter in the novel. Other similar resources are in my Big Cat Bundles in my shop! Please have a look at my shop and my web site - details are at the shop site, plus lots of other free resources. I offer big value bundles and large scale resources to cover a complete topic. I provide a range of Big Cat Bundles that offer massive price reductions and offer lots of resources in one place. I also have a range of resources to support A Level teaching, particularly relate to TRAGEDY and CRIME. Many of the resources are handmade in order to provide a more personal, original touch. Many are designed for Interactive White Board presentation, or they can be copied into revision booklets etc. Another option is to download onto a school site, like Sharepoint, and allow students to view on their computers etc. If you like what you find, please offer feedback. Thank you and good luck with your teaching.
tallybarnett
Persuasive skills - two lessons

Persuasive skills - two lessons

Two lessons which recap persuade skills (AQA Q5) through the PERSUADE acronym. Kagan techniques and examples feature with a suggested question and scaffolded approach with WAGOLL/ model paragraph.
vlittler1