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English Language GCSE Comprehensions

English Language GCSE Comprehensions

4x easy to use reading comprehension packs with three sections of differentiated questions each. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. 1. Rise of the YouTube Vloggers - who are they and how did they make their millions? 2. Brexit - what's going on in 2018? Why are people getting annoyed? What does this mean for Britain? 3. Trump - what has he said now? What are the global implications of his presidency? What is this man's background and why is he still so popular with some? 4. Environmental issues - a very serious article about very scary problems students will face in their lifetimes unless serious action is taken. All of these articles are pretty interesting for students and teachers! All are useful, very easy to use and a good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
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Class 'Co-owner of a lonely heart' TV Series GCSE Media Studies Close Study Product CSP

Class 'Co-owner of a lonely heart' TV Series GCSE Media Studies Close Study Product CSP

Resources for the Close Study Product for the reformed AQA GCSE Media Studies course. Designed for AQA, also applies to Eduqas and anyone discussing the impact of vloggers and their expansion into the media/celebrity landscape. The resources relate to the Class 'Co-owner of a lonely heart' Dr. Who spin-off TV series and studies the Media Representation, Audiences, Industries and Language around TV Series, SciFi, the BBC, etc.. The 24-slide Powerpoint includes all resources and 7 or 8 lessons work (with possible expansion). Lesson 1: Class PLC and introduction to Class [inc character intro and video links] Lesson 2: The episode Lesson 3: Class codes and conventions, mise-en-scene, narrative structures. Lesson 4: Intertextulaity /Hybridity / Character representation Lesson 5: Social, political and cultural relevance of character representation. Uses and Gratification and Representation theory. Lesson 6: Audience response to Class and why. Critical response to Class and why. The marketing and distribution model for Class and the possible impact of this. Lesson 7: Analysis of BBC Three and changing online TV services model and regulation. Comparing 'Class' to 'An UnEarthly Child' There is clearly potential here to go into more than seven lessons. As previous 5-star reviews for other CSPs published on TES have stated 'these are great starting points' for lesson delivery. Powerpoint file contains all resources, along with a Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) for students to RAG-rate their knowledge, skills and understanding. ***Reviews welcomed***
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Reading Comprehension - Vloggers

Reading Comprehension - Vloggers

An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the rise of the YouTube Vloggers . It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store Cover image used with permission so long as atrtributed to - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zoella_by_Gage_Skidmore.jpg Youtube image free from Pixabay
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AQA AS Sociology- Familes & Households: Divorce

AQA AS Sociology- Familes & Households: Divorce

Objectives: To outline three types of marital breakdown. To outline the trends in divorce over the last 30 – 40 years. To explain the reasons for the increase in divorce. To outline the social groups more likely to get divorced. Key terms/concepts: Divorce Separation Empty-shell marriage Key Question: How have the patterns of divorce changed?
Naadiya
AQA AS Sociology- Families and Households: Marriage and Cohabitation

AQA AS Sociology- Families and Households: Marriage and Cohabitation

Objectives: To will be able to outline changes in the partnerships we live in (marriage, cohabitation, civil partnerships) To be able to explain why these changes have occurred To be able to outline the impact of these changes Key terms/concepts: Marriage Cohabitation Secularisation Empty shell marriage Key Question: How have marriage and cohabitation patterns changed?
Naadiya
AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: New Media

AQA A2 Sociology- Mass Media: New Media

Objectives: To understand the impact of new media on its audiences and society. Key terms / studies /concepts: Cultural convergence Participatory culture Collective intelligence Digital divide Digital underclass Social capital Key Question: What is the impact of new media on society?
Naadiya
Magazine Covers Close Study Product and Mock NEA resources.

Magazine Covers Close Study Product and Mock NEA resources.

A resource to help teach students to analyse the magazine covers required for the magazine cover close study products for AQA GCSE Media. Gets students to attempt to do their own analysis and attempt exam questions before having feedback and re-attempting (this is what my class needed, do re-adjust to your own needs!). Then gets students to attempt the brief based on magazines as a practical task. Includes ppt, mock, assessment criteria for questions on ppt and separate rubric for the NEA. Also a supporting booklet which helps students learn conventions of magazines and then plan and make their own with photoshop.
mrsnataliehills
Mise en Scene Fantastic Mr Fox

Mise en Scene Fantastic Mr Fox

Ideally, watch the film Fantastic Mr Fox by Wes Anderson. The powerpoint explores Anderson's use of technical codes and mise-en-scene to tell Mr Fox's story. Questions for pupils to answer and analyse culminating in a review of the film.
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