Suitable for: AQA English GCSE Language, Paper 1 Includes: 1 PowerPoint Presentation 1 Colour Wheel Activities within the PowerPoint: Match the terminology starter Glossary terms Mini-whiteboard activity 2 x Music Video and group discussion Colour Wheel instructions Colour as symbols glossary and discussion Audio link to Edgar Allan Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death Group discussion about the story’s genre Group work (posters) on colour and the text Clues to help discussion Poe’s text is free to download from: www. public.asu.edu http://www.public.asu.edu/~cajsa/eng200_fall07/The Masque of the Red Death.pdf Pictures From: Free-Images.com
Contains: 2 extracts Terminology matching exercise Close analysis of phrases Writing frame Tasks on apostrophes, commas and homophones Useful for: AQA English Language, Paper 2. Extracts from: Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss. Both extracts are about apostrophes. Pictures from: Freeimages.co.uk and photoeverywhere.co.uk
Perfect for Halloween. Suitable for: AQA English Langauge, Paper 1 Includes: 1 PowerPoint MC Lars lyrics for Mr. Raven ’The Raven’ by Edgar Allan Poe is available here: www. tau.ac.il https://www.tau.ac.il/~itzhakevenor/Poe-The-Raven.pdf Pictures from: Free-Images.com PowerPoint includes: Starter about horror movies Glossary terms Group discussion about horror movie structure Group discussion about The Simpson’s version of The Raven Using a diagram to plot structural points Pair work and Edgar Allan Poe’s 'The Raven’ Writing Frame for a question on structure Comparison exercise
Suitable for GCSE English language. Based on AQA’s paper 2, question 4. Includes writing frames, EXT tasks, and equality and diversity discussion. All pictures are taken from:
Useful for: AQA English Language, Paper 1 Includes: 3 short extracts Adjective identification and analysis Writing frames Terminology task Effect of terminology task Pictures from: Free-images.com
Made for students that require small short tasks and scaffolding. Contains: 1 extract with summary box and American flag. 4 comprehension questions. Evidence finding. Language technique identification. 1 question on a writer’s perspective. Useful for AQA GCSE Paper 2. Opportunity for discussion on politics, the United States of America, or sexism. Image from: Freepik <a href=“https://www.freepik.com/free-vector/american-flag-background_2454415.htm”>Designed by Freepik</a>
A GCSE English Language resource about the horror genre. Includes: EXT tasks, literature and film. Text: The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe. The full text is available as a pdf online.
Perfect for Halloween. Suitable for: English Language, group presentations, and creative writing at GCSE level. Contains: A PowerPoint presentation 1 reading extract Group exercise sheet Classroom discussion exercise sheet Pictures from: Free-Images.com
A PowerPoint presentation with tasks included. Requires a screening of Chinatown (Roman Polanski, 1974) Topics included: Noir and Hardboiled fiction, a brief history of corruption in L.A., language analysis of a Raymond Chandler extract, and tasks related to the film. Aimed at: A Level and/or undergraduate level.
Useful for: AQA English Language, Paper 1. Set out like question 5 would be in an exam. Guidance on how to write a story. There is the potential to use the image as homework. Includes: Paragraph planning First sentence guidance Hints at how to improve vocabulary Encourages the use of speech as a structural device Editing guidance Picture from: Free-Images.com
Useful for: AQA English Language, Paper 1. Includes: An extract from The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe. Close analysis activity. Writing frame. Picture from: Free-Images.com
Useful for: AQA English Language, Paper 1 Includes: Definition of four structural types An extract from A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke Questions about the structure of the text A creative writing task Pictures from: Free-Images.com
A document which features areas to consider when analysing an actor’s film performance. Aimed at: A Level/undergraduate
Must screen Shaft (Gordon Parks, 1971) PowerPoint presentation with tasks included. Slides also on: American history, stereotypes, and the rise of Reaganism after various liberal movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Aimed at: A Level/undergraduate