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AQA English Language Paper 1 Activities

AQA English Language Paper 1 Activities

A bundle of resources that cover the skills required for paper 1 of the AQA English Language course. There are 10 lessons in total for a class familiar with the majority of the skills, the content will take longer to cover when introducing to a new KS4 class. Suitable for supplementing an existing scheme or for revision. Scaffolds, structures and samples of graded model answers included.

By omedoto7

KS4 GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 2

KS4 GCSE English Language Paper 1 Question 2

5 lessons of activities and a break down of the skills required to answer question 2 of the AQA English Language Paper 1. Practice extracts and model answers are included. Would be useful to supplement an existing scheme or as revision.

By omedoto7

Literacy Time Bundle: 12 Literacy Lessons, plus Christmas Quiz and Healthy Lifestyles Lesson

Literacy Time Bundle: 12 Literacy Lessons, plus Christmas Quiz and Healthy Lifestyles Lesson

12 Full literacy lessons to kickstart your school literacy program. Use as a lesson, part of a lesson, starter or tutor time activity. Includes the Literacy Christmas Quiz updated ready for 2017 and Healthy Lifestyles lesson as a bonus. Everything you need to start including literacy in your scheme of work. Excellent series of lessons for KS2-4. Fully editable with handouts. Review this resource and get another resource free! Any money earned from resources goes into printing educational and SEN materials and games for local schools. If you need any information or spot any errors please do not hesitate to email me directly Amewingcat@gmail.com.

By harle

Research Report

Research Report

This is a wonderful lesson as it sparks much debate over advertising and young people. Allow at least two hours for this lesson. Students, under exam conditions, would need at least 45 minutes to answer an exam question. Students will continue to work on commonly confused words as part of a whole school literacy campaign. This Power Point includes guidelines for report writing and links to past exam questions.

By LouiseLenihan

NEW AQA-style Language  Paper 2 exam: CHRISTMAS

NEW AQA-style Language Paper 2 exam: CHRISTMAS

Using an extract from Washington Irving's 'Old Christmas', published posthumously in 1886, and a newspaper article written in 2016, these non-fiction texts present contrasting viewpoints and attitudes to the festival of Christmas. The Qs adhere to the format used by AQA and the section B writing task has also been uploaded as a 200 Word Challenge, where students must strive to include the three rhetorical devices listed on the image. Thought this might be useful to explore contexts if teaching A Christmas Carol, or just use as a Christmas themed practice exam paper. Hope it's useful. Matt :)

By Mathew-Lynch

News Reports

News Reports

News Reports have yet to appear as a part B activity at Higher Level. This lesson gives some key tips on what to do in order to write one. Students explore a sample from an online news website. Once again, commonly confused words are tackled at the beginning of the lesson.

By LouiseLenihan

KS3 Literacy Persuasive Article Differentiated Workbook

KS3 Literacy Persuasive Article Differentiated Workbook

A 10 page workbook that scaffolds writing a persuasive article, in this case, based on the film Hancock. A model answer and self assessment opportunities are included along with a success criteria. The material can be adapted to suit different content while maintaining the scaffolding. Originally used with a mixed ability year 9 group.

By omedoto7

Introduction to a book

Introduction to a book

Are you preparing your students for Paper One tasks for their Leaving Certificate Examination. Use this Power Point to have students focus on commonly confused words, read a sample answer and tackle a past exam question. Don't forget, part B activities have been bundled together in order to save you money. Check my shop for more information.

By LouiseLenihan

Detailed study notes for Cambridge IGCSE poetry 'Songs of Ourselves' in exam 2019, 2020, 2020

Detailed study notes for Cambridge IGCSE poetry 'Songs of Ourselves' in exam 2019, 2020, 2020

33 pages of detailed notes on each of the 15 poems within the anthology:ofi Awoonor, ‘The Sea Eats the Land at Home’ Robert Bridges, ‘London Snow’ Billy Collins, ‘Afternoon with Irish Cows’ David Constantine, ‘Watching for Dolphins’ William Cowper, ‘The Poplar-Field’ Allen Curnow, ‘You will Know When You Get There’ Gerard Manley Hopkins, ‘The Caged Skylark’ Elizabeth Jennings, ‘In Praise of Creation’ John Keats, ‘Ode on Melancholy’ Philip Larkin, ‘Coming’ Ruth Pitter, ‘Stormcock in Elder’ Peter Reading, ‘Cetacean’ Edna St Vincent Millay, ‘The Buck in the Snow’ Charlotte Smith, ‘Written Near a Port on a Dark Evening’ Alfred, Lord Tennyson, ‘The Kraken’ Includes word lists and questions on each of the poems.

By jhenareh

Prepositions

Prepositions

4 worksheets - 3 of these require learners to label pictures using positional language (e.g. behind, in front, under etc) 1 worksheet requires learners to correctly label coloured flowers. Used for learners in autism provision but also suitable for mainstream KS1, EAL or older learners with SEN.

By jlp76

A Christmas Carol Lesson Bundle!

A Christmas Carol Lesson Bundle!

This engaging, varied, and informative scheme of learning is designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the text, understanding the writer's ideas within the text, analysing key characters, settings, and themes, and understanding Dicken's language devices. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Each lesson loosely follows this logical learning journey to ensure that students learn in bite-size steps: - Engaging - Defining/ Understanding - Identifying/Remembering - Analysing/ Creating - Peer or self evaluating. All of the lessons are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.

By TandLGuru

A Christmas Carol: The Ending!

A Christmas Carol: The Ending!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make insightful and developed interpretations regarding the ending of Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol.’ In particular, they explore how the ending is in keeping with the traditional features of resolutions stage in the narrative structure model. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Clarifying the events leading up to the end of the novel; - Reading and comprehending the events of Stave 5 - the end of the novel; - Understanding the key stages of Narrative Structure and applying 'A Christmas Carol' to this model; - Analysing Dickens' ending in relation to the key features of traditional resolutions; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Extract - Stave 5 - Narrative Structure Template; - Analysis template with success criteria for creating well-structured responses; - Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to mixed ability year 10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.

By TandLGuru