English: Colour ConnotationsQuick View
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English: Colour Connotations

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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
Non-fiction Language Techniques: Eats, Shoots and Leaves.Quick View
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Non-fiction Language Techniques: Eats, Shoots and Leaves.

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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
The Raven: Structure and English LanguageQuick View
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The Raven: Structure and English Language

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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
Perspectives using Disney's Pocahontas.Quick View
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Perspectives using Disney's Pocahontas.

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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:
Raymond Chandler's Big Sleep: LanguageQuick View
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Raymond Chandler's Big Sleep: Language

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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
Autobiographical: Clinton on sexismQuick View
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Autobiographical: Clinton on sexism

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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>
Noir, Neo-Noir and ChinatownQuick View
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Noir, Neo-Noir and Chinatown

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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.
Ghost town: creative writingQuick View
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Ghost town: creative writing

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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
Evaluation: Edgar Allan Poe.Quick View
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Evaluation: Edgar Allan Poe.

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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
Structural Types: LanguageQuick View
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Structural Types: Language

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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