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Persuasive Techniques: Lessons and activities

The resource contains a powerpoint presentation covering persuasive writing techniques, with notes in the booklet/worksheets. I started lesson one with persuasive techniques bingo (from Teachit) to illustrate the range of rhetorical techniques before focusing students on the 8 techniques in the PERSUADE mnemonic.
By steffih

AQA New 2017 Specification: English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading

10 fully resourced lessons to prepare students for the AQA English Language Paper 2, Section A exam: 'Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives'.

This resource bundle includes:

Two powerpoint presentations totalling 142 slides.
A full lesson by lesson scheme of work including clear learning objectives and outlining assessment opportunities.
Eight different extracts to use with students from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

Each lesson is clearly structured with learning objectives, learning start activities, learning review activities and opportunities for students to demonstrate and assess their learning in a number of ways.

The lessons aim to develop a common approach for tackling each question to build students' confidence. There are a number of opportunities for students to tackle the different question types and the presentations provide clear steps and guidance to support students during the assessment process.

Model answers and assessment sheets also included.

Extracts included:

'American Sniper', Chris Kyle
'The Charge of the Light Brigade', William Howard Russell
'Letter to My Mother', Wilfred Owen
'A Beautiful Job', Gunner William Towers (WW1)
'The Death of Lord Nelson', William Beatty
'We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches', Winston Churchill
'Surrender Speech', Chief Joseph (taken from the AQA Reading Support Booklet)
'The Gettysburg Address', Abraham Lincoln

In addition to this, the presentations also include some optional Paper 2, Section B questions that link to the extracts and aim to develop students' nonfiction writing skills.

The lessons and extracts are focused around the theme of war so they can be linked with the 'Power and Conflict' AQA poetry anthology to develop students' contextual understanding for the English Literature exam.

Any feedback on the resource would be greatly appreciated!
By RojoResources

Unseen Poetry Practice Booklet

A collection of poems with questions getting gradually more difficult as students work their way through. Aimed at KS4 for unseen poetry analysis practice. Guidance on how to revise and where to find more unseen poems at the end of the booklet.
By HelenGordon83

NEW GCSE English Language: AQA Paper 1 Revision Booklet

A booklet of practice texts, reading questions and writing tasks to help students studying for the new AQA English Language GCSE Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing (first exam Summer 2017). Accompanying unit of work: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-gcse-english-language-scheme-of-work-analysing-language-lessons-1-4-11348739
By timgoundry

Language Techniques: AQA English Language Paper 2

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson (including all accompanying worksheets) that prepares GCSE students for AQA English Language Paper 2 with a focus on language techniques. The lesson is based around the 'Going to the Moon' JFK speech extract from the AQA Reading Resource pack.

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By Lead_Practitioner

AQA Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser

An excellent teaching and revision guide for AQA's Power and Conflict cluster. All on two sides of A3. Contains everything students need to know on all fifteen poems, plus sections on themes, language for comparison and poetic techniques. A must have for teachers and students.
By miss_fletcher