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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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KS4: Things Fall Apart - Part 2, Chapters 14-19

KS4: Things Fall Apart - Part 2, Chapters 14-19

These presentations are beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. These presentations include learning objectives, a slide outlining previous learning, a slide for key terms and critical language, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. All tasks try and capture the context of Nigeria by exploring customs and traditional. A great GCSE resource. Each presentation has been tested and refined in class, and revised once every academic year. This presentation also has a literacy and language focus in the starter and extension activities.
MFLYNN-Teacher
Punctuation Worksheet Pack: Full-stops, Commas and Semi-colons

Punctuation Worksheet Pack: Full-stops, Commas and Semi-colons

Punctuation worksheets in my Branches of Grammar series, aimed at mid-ability KS3 English students or revision for KS4. Can be used alone or in series. This pack contains: Worksheet Four Full-stops Worksheet Five Commas Worksheet Six Semi-colons Each worksheet includes detailed definitions and examples. Straightforward activities to practice using each punctuation mark at sentence and paragraph level. Sheets build upon one another with Worksheet Five considering the difference between comma and full stop pauses and challenging students to select which should be used in a sample paragraph. Sample sentences based on student interest/humour containing some more complex extension tasks for more able students. Example: Now copy out the passages below and put in the missing full stops and capital letters: 2. The singer took the microphone in her hand the audience waited in anticipation the music began to play
jigglemama
KS4: (18) Things Fall Apart - Part 2 Chapter 18

KS4: (18) Things Fall Apart - Part 2 Chapter 18

This presentation is beautifully illustrated and very engaging for the students. This presentation includes learning objectives, a slide outlining previous learning, a slide for key terms and critical language, a starter activity, summary and analysis questions, an academic writing task, an extension task and a plenary. Each presentation has been tested and refined in class, and revised once every academic year. This presentation also has a literacy and language focus in the starter and extension activities.
MFLYNN-Teacher
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
Cirque Du Soleil, Crystal Palace , Millennium Dome - Paper 2 question 3 and 4 AQA English Lan 8700

Cirque Du Soleil, Crystal Palace , Millennium Dome - Paper 2 question 3 and 4 AQA English Lan 8700

This is a full, interactive, quick paced lesson which covers a lot of ground as this lesson has enough material to cover a 3 hour class, however it can easily be broken into 3 separate lessons if needs be as there is a lot of information in this session. The lesson warms up the students by using vocabulary building activities and by looking at Cirque Du Soleil to practice the skills needed for paper 2 question 3. The lesson then moves on to an older piece of writing covering the Great Exhibition in 1851, developing the skills needed for P2:Q3 but also preparing the students for a piece of 19th century writing. The last phase of the lesson then compares the Great Exhibition to a piece of writing covering the Millennium Dome Exhibition in 2000. The lesson is broken up with 3 videos, worksheets and has lots of room for interactive paired and group activities and also includes practice exam answer tasks which involve deeper thinking skills. Students support and learn from one another with peer assessment and a short self assessment plenary which encourages independent learning whilst slides and worksheets include starter sentences to support the weaker students. Hope it helps
namerased
Autobiographical Writing Scheme for Not High School Ready Year 8

Autobiographical Writing Scheme for Not High School Ready Year 8

This seven-week unit of work is aimed at Year 8 learners who are deemed to be not high school ready. The activities are based around an Active Inspire flipchart, so please ensure that you have access to this software before you download. Accompanying the flipchart are two large Word documents: a Reader and a Workbook.
shd132
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.
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