AQA English language paper 2 Question 2 Fully differentiated lessons - synthesis & inference skills
2 fully differentiated and meticulously planned lessons to explicitly teach AQA English language paper 2 question 2.

The lessons start from scratch and provide opportunities for teachers to assess student ability and work out where their areas for development are. Students can then be pointed in the direction of a particular task that will help to plug the gaps in their understanding and climb the mark scheme.

Lesson 1 focusses on inference and making connections between texts.
Lesson 2 focusses on the synthesis of texts - writing a summary of differences

Texts used:
1. Mail online article about a spoilt child
2. 19th century extract from 'Walks in and around London'

purple = lower
blue = middle
yellow = higher

Resources provide opportunities to:
- read 2 texts
- synthesise
- make connections
- identify differences
- make inferences
- use the mark scheme
- self and peer assess
- work on target grade specific tasks



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  • Blue-starter.docx
  • Lesson-1-inference-skills---connections.pptx
  • Paper-2-question-2-Source-A-Daily-Mail-article-Brogan.docx
  • Paper-2-question-2-Source-B-Guidebook-Walks-in-and-Around-London.docx
  • Purple-starter.docx
  • Blue-starter-lesson-2.docx
  • Lesson-2-Synthesis.pptx
  • Purple-starter-lesson-2.docx

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Created: Jul 6, 2017

Updated: Feb 18, 2018

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