English: Post-16 revision resources

Nicola Davison
04th February 2016
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Ideas to help to prepare your class for this summer’s exams

Motivate your Post-16 pupils as they begin revising with this inspiring collection of resources, including a mix of guides and activity packs, for both language and literature courses. Each of these original ideas can be easily adapted to suit the requirements of your particular exam board and text choices, as well as the needs of your students. So why not take a look and pick out a few gems to share with your class.

English language

Ensure that your learners have grasped the basics with this simple concepts test, including questions on language frameworks, word classes and sentence types. 

This support pack contains a variety of short tasks and activities to guide pupils through language methods, text analysis and the identification of linguistic features. For more in-depth coverage, take students through this detailed revision Powerpoint presentation which not only recaps the key concepts, but also includes activities and top tips for the exam.

Prepare pupils for analysing an unseen text with this example exam question. In addition, these clear essay planning guides will help learners to devise well-planned out responses to the questions they encounter during the exam.

English literature

Give learners this literature companion in order to ensure they have a good grounding in the general periods of literature, literary theories and key terms and explain how to tackle the exam with this information sheet, including advice on using titles of texts, quotations and tenses.

Encourage pupils to grasp a thorough understanding of key exam texts with this killer quotations revision activity and these form, structure and language grids, which can either be used as templates to aid student-led revision or distributed as a last-minute review.

Develop your students’ critical responses to poetry with this handy guide, which poses exam-style questions and looks at how to answer them.

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