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AQA English Language Lessons and Papers

AQA English Language Lessons and Papers

A set of lessons and practice papers for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 and Paper 2. The lessons can work as revision or introduction and cover at least 4-6 weeks' worth of lesson time, depending on class ability. There is a set of practice papers for each with ready made feedback lessons using the mark scheme.
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Halloween Writing task

Halloween Writing task

This resource was made for a whole school literacy little writing competition to do in form time. However, it could easily be used as a fun engaging start to creative writing over the Halloween period.
IzzieButler
Creative & Imaginative Writing KS3 & KS4

Creative & Imaginative Writing KS3 & KS4

A range of tried and trusted resources and stimuli that have generated fantastic creative writing in class - famous and intriguing art work, a collection of classic opening lines, an exploration of famous fictional names and a lot more! Includes differentiated material such as writing frames and student friendly success criteria.
johncallaghan
Poem and Rhetorical Devices Analysis Worksheet (Advanced Level)

Poem and Rhetorical Devices Analysis Worksheet (Advanced Level)

This worksheet should be used as a practice learning tool after teaching how to analyze a poem, the purpose of figurative language, and be able to locate and explain the function of rhetorical devices. Students should understand paradox, anaphora, antithesis, euphemism ( advanced level), POV, purpose and audience. Learning strands:  Analysing Texts 1.6 analyse texts in terms of the information, ideas, issues, or themes they explore, examining how various aspects of the texts contribute to the presentation or development of these elements (e.g., determine whether repeated sounds, words, or phrases in a poem reinforce its theme; determine how a story might change if it were narrated by one of the other characters in the story; determine how altering the punctuation could affect the message of an advertisement)  Elements of Style 2.3 identify several different elements of style in texts and explain how they help communicate meaning and enhance the effectiveness of the text (e.g., evocative language may be used to create a particular mood in a novel; incongruous words and phrases may be used to create a humorous effect in a short story; a repeated phrase in a song lyric helps to emphasize the theme; the use of words with several connotations can add extra levels of meaning in a poem; alliteration in a magazine or online advertising slogan can help make readers remember the slogan – and the product) Teacher prompt: “What is the effect or mood created by this passage? What words contribute to that effect? Would the effect be enhanced or diminished if different words were used?”
misscaracciolo
Grammar Worksheet 4: Full Stops

Grammar Worksheet 4: Full Stops

First sheet in my "Branches of Grammar" worksheets I produced for my KS3 students. Has worked well with middle ability. Can be used alongside other sheets or stand alone. This worksheet has 3 straightforward tasks to help students define and use full stops at a sentence and paragraph level. Last task aimed at pair work. Sample sentences based on student interest/humour. Example: Add the missing full-stops and capital letters to the sentences below 3. You-tubers like to endorse products usually they sell make-up or clothing but I sell carpet cleaner
jigglemama
Eight Writing Genres - Sort and Display

Eight Writing Genres - Sort and Display

Eight writing genre headers to display around the classroom underneath an example of each piece of student work. Below is a simple example of each in a few sentences based on a stretch my class learned in their P.E class. The children sorted the short pieces of writing by pairing them with each of the 8 writing genres. This was a great activity to get them to think about the different writing genres we will be working on this year and how each is different.
BHOY01
Vegetarianism Persuasive Argument

Vegetarianism Persuasive Argument

Powerpoint Presentation on the benefits of being vegetarian. This thorough account is a good way to show the class persuasive arguing/create debate and discussion, etc.
BHOY01
Halloween Activities

Halloween Activities

All sorts of spooky fun for Halloween. A big quiz in slideshow and printable format, scary pictures to inspire art and creative writing activities, colouring sheets, masks to colour and cut out, mental maths with a scary twist and a word search. Happy Halloween!
StartEducation
Annotated Jekyll and Hyde:  Chapter Ten

Annotated Jekyll and Hyde: Chapter Ten

A fully-annotated copy of 'Jekyll and Hyde', broken down into the ten chapters. Each chapter contains a range of annotations covering an explanation of some of the more complex terms and historical and biblical references. Ideal for teachers or learners who are unfamiliar with the text. In order to view the annotations, you will need to ensure that your version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is fully up-to-date. Hover your mouse over the 'speech bubbles' to display the annotations. Additionally, ensure that you display the files from Adobe Reader or similar and not your browser.
shd132