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Lilly Allen - writers bias and gender stereotypes discussion

Lilly Allen - writers bias and gender stereotypes discussion

This resource looks at writers use of language to reflect opinion and bias in journalism. It can be used in relation to the AQA GCSE English Language exam (8700) for questions 3 and 4 from paper 2 but can also be used in the delivery of L1 and L2 Functional Skills. This resource includes an article with some read and obtain questions which range from simple retrieval of information to questions which require deeper thought and inference, which helps those teachers with mixed ability classes. It also includes a discussion element which looks at gender stereotypes and roles of women and motherhood, which the article touches upon. I have personally found that by including these deeper social and stereotypical elements into my classes helps students to navigate their own thoughts and feelings on certain topics, but also allows them to have their ideas challenged and to work towards accepting diversity. Female stereotypes and sexism is very topical at the moment in the light of the Weinstein scandal and so this is a resource which could be expanded upon. Hope it helps
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AWESOME MEDIA FILM AUDIENCE REVISION POSTER

AWESOME MEDIA FILM AUDIENCE REVISION POSTER

Use for GCSE, AS or A2 ACHIEVE A*'s with this AWESOME A3 FILM REVISION POSTER - AUDIENCE Revision poster for any media subject, any board that focuses on the key principles of AUDIENCE in Film or Moving image. This can be used for an A3 or larger display around the classroom, or as A4 revision crib sheets for your students. Keywords, media language, theories, quotes and examples on one sheet: Target Audience Demographics Psychographics Mainstream Niche Media Convergence Technological Convergence Use and Gratification Model Blumler and Katz Hypodermic needle model Visceral Vicarious Vicarious Plutchiks Colour wheel Guaranteed to help your students achieve an A* last year I achieved 100% pass rate with a very similar poster. I will be giving this out to all my students.
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Step-by-Step Guide on How to Write an Argumentative Essay

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Write an Argumentative Essay

DESCRIPTION: This is a colorful table of a step-by-step guide on how to write the conventional 6-paragraph argumentative essay. The STEPS highlight the various stages in argumentative essay writing which are divided into 5 main sections: (1) beginning stage, (2) introductory paragraph, (3) body paragraphs (arguments), (4) body paragraph (counterargument) and (5) concluding paragraph. GROUP: This table is suitable for an instructor's lesson plan and for students who are just beginning to learn on how to write an argumentative essay. PERSONALTESTIMONY: I use STEPS for writing an argumentative essay in my academic writing course. This step-by-step guide is practical when students are composing their work in class, preparing a take-home argumentative essay assignment, and also when they are revising for their final examination. The STEPS guide can be used along with the Argumentative Essay Template which is also provided in my compilation of resources.
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Black History Month: Nelson Mandela

Black History Month: Nelson Mandela

Research task getting students to find key facts on the life of Nelson Mandela. Students are also given a famous quote from Mandela about education. They must make their own interpretations of this and write a PEE paragraph about it. Good activity/starter/homework to lead you into a more in depth discussion or tasks about Nelson Mandela
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Bonfire Night Comprehension - ESL/ESL/EAL/EFL/Literacy/ALD

Bonfire Night Comprehension - ESL/ESL/EAL/EFL/Literacy/ALD

An entry level reading task aimed at ESOL or literacy learners. This straightforward comprehension describes the traditional celebration of Bonfire Night in the UK, why it is celebrated and what people do. Written in clear font with pictures that illustrate the key points and a set of 9 comprehension questions to check understanding of the text. This would form the basis of a fun and topical lesson on Bonfire Night, hopefully saving you some much needed time. If you like this resource and are looking for more, why not check out my shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/islaflood
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Black History Month English Lesson: Stephen Lawrence

Black History Month English Lesson: Stephen Lawrence

The case of Stephen Lawrence was reignited with the 'Joint Enterprise' Law in 2012. If you witness a crime and you do not report it, are you just as guilty as the perpetrator? Students will be introduced to a brief history of joint enterprise and the details of the Stephen Lawrence case, giving students a real life example of the law at work. Students will use a range of connectives to create a balanced argument which feeds into evaluative writing (AO4) for the GCSE English language paper, as well as analytical writing (AO2) in the GCSE English literature paper. Activities include: paired discussions, peer assessments and a short BBC video clip. Lesson duration: 50 minutes for sets 1 & 2. Double (100 minutes) for sets 3 and below, Differentiation: sets 3 and below should use dictionaries throughout the lesson. Challenge tasks offered for higher sets.
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Practice/Mock Exam Paper GCSE English Language AQA 8700

Practice/Mock Exam Paper GCSE English Language AQA 8700

This is a mock / practice exam paper for the GCSE English Language from AQA (8700 spec). This is not an entire paper, it is a bitesized version which included some of the trickier questions that students tend to struggle with. I have used this with my students to help build confidence with some of the harder questions, track their progress on specific questions and to help get students used to exam conditions. As it is a shorter version of the exam it helps to cut down on a teachers marking load whilst also being a supportive tool for the students. This paper includes practice questions, with sample materials, for Paper 1 Question 3, Paper 2 Question 3, Paper 2 Question 4 and Paper 2 Question 5. I have also given it a more friendly look with some handy tips and advice along the way to help support the more needy or less confident in the group. Sample materials include extracts from The Help and Chocolat, A news article from 1873 and 2 speeches made by British PM's Churchill and Cameron. Hope it helps
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Worksheet - the difference between objective and subjective texts

Worksheet - the difference between objective and subjective texts

This worksheet can be used as a one on one tutoring resource. Alternatively, you can take activities from here to use as fast finishers or homework activities. This document introduces students to key terms like fact, opinion and embellishment. It includes sentences and paragraphs and challenges students to identify whether they are subjective/objective. It also provides some information about zoos and asks students to write a subjective and objective paragraph about the topic. The second section explores how verbs, adverbs and well-constructed, extended noun groups can position the reader to form an opinion or judge a person. It gives an example of a famous Australian and shows how by changing a few words you can change the connotation of the text. It includes comprehension questions to check the students understanding. In the third section, a subjective newspaper article about the Vietnam war is included for students to analyse. There are comprehension questions which follow this. The final section introduces students to the concept of tone and gives them a list of different words to describe the tone of a text. Students then look at an advertisement and have to suggest the tone. Subsequently, they read a bias newspaper article and answer questions about this. Finally, there is a writing activity for students which encourages them to write persuasively.
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The World News Crossword - October 1st, 2017

The World News Crossword - October 1st, 2017

The World News Crossword - October 1st, 2017 is a one-page crossword based on the events in last week's news. Puerto Ricans seemed to get a telling off from their president, by Twitter of course. China to North Korean businesses operating in China to shut down and get out. Ian Poulter probably thought the same about spectators and their phone cameras. Video of Boris rattling off an offensive colonial-era poem was released and Theresa was asked if he's unsackable. The Catalans tried to vote for independence. The West Papuans also sought independence but the UN didn't want to hear about it. More than 20 Mumbai people were killed in a stampede at a train station and more than 60 Rohingya people were drowned when their boat capsized as they fled the Myanmar Army. Oxford took stern action and put her photo into storage. French soldiers shot and killed a man who stabbed two people in the train station in Marseilles. And a bowl sold for $18 million in Hong Kong. There are THREE bonus puzzles attached to the news crossword - crosswords that focus on Afghanistan, Australia, and Bolivia. Did you know Bolivia and Afghanistan are both landlocked? Elon Musk is building. huge battery in Australia. Bolivia's capital city is Sucre, which is sweet.
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