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AQA English Literature Paper 2 Bundle: Modern Texts and Poetry  (version 2)

AQA English Literature Paper 2 Bundle: Modern Texts and Poetry (version 2)

Three complete units of work that go through the teaching of An Inspector Calls, all 15 of the Conflict and Power poems AND a selection of Unseen Poems. I've included a version of the poetry anthology I've created that lends itself to annotating and revising better than the AQA version too - bit of a beast that. Also, you will find attached a spreadsheet that allows you to track the scores for all of these components.
streetno9
Macbeth by William Shakespeare- Plot summary  - Reading Comprehension - Vocabulary Worksheet

Macbeth by William Shakespeare- Plot summary - Reading Comprehension - Vocabulary Worksheet

This 4-page worksheet presents the plot of one of the greatest plays of all time - Macbeth by William Shakespeare. It is suitable for higher elementary and proficient ESL/EFL learners and native students. The teacher evaluates comprehension and students reinforce the acquisition of new knowledge through the completion of questions (multiple choice, question answering). Finally, students expand their lexicon with new vocabulary which is solidified through interesting and fun exercises (complete the sentences, word search, definition matching). The worksheet can be completed as an in-class assignment or handed out as homework.
kntonia
Of Mice and Men Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Of Mice and Men Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Literary Features; - The Origins of the Book Title. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Macbeth: Context Revision (Leaflet Design)

Macbeth: Context Revision (Leaflet Design)

This engaging and visually appealing revision aid includes contextual information, tasks, key quotations that link to the context and an engaging game to help reinforce students understanding of the background to Shakespeare's play. I have designed this to offer variety to revision sessions and to offer students an enjoyable way of refreshing their memories. This would be perfect for parents, students and supply teachers alike and would take at least one lesson to complete. If you like this, please do leave a review and see my other Macbeth revision resources in my shop. (Thank you!)
joannammarsh
The history of rap

The history of rap

Reading on the history of rap. The comprehension activities include synonyms, true / false, answering questions. The grammar exercises include if clauses (type 1 and 2), relative clauses, passive voice and reported speech (rephrasing). There is also a writing activity about the students´ likes and dislikes concerning types of music and singers / bands.
Olynj
Macbeth: Ambition Quotes, Fun Revision Activity

Macbeth: Ambition Quotes, Fun Revision Activity

This activity uses 'Fallen Puzzles' to engage students in a High Order Revision Activity, which is fun and challenging, but due to the nature of the High Order will support longer term retention of these quotations in preparation for the exam. The activity is clearly explained and modelled and key quotations range from short to longer to suit all abilities. If you like this please do leave a review and I will make more for other texts.. (Thank you!)
joannammarsh
The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Media’s Effect On Body Image - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores the effects of the media and social media in particular, on body image. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a title-match exercise and engage in an in-class discussion. The text can be used for IGSCE / TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Description of Hogwarts!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Description of Hogwarts!

This engaging and informative lesson enables students to make precise interpretations of the descriptive language used by J.K Rowling in her descriptions of Hogwarts in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.’ They also learn how the depiction of settings can have a profound impact upon the tone and atmosphere of a novel, and apply this understanding (along with their knowledge of the key language devices) to form their own vivid and imaginative descriptions of magical places. The lesson follows a step-by-step learning journey, in which children learn through: - Understanding the power of places and settings, especially the impact that they have on atmosphere and tone; - Defining each of the different types of descriptive devices, through completing an interactive group activity; - Reading extracts from the text in which Rowling describes Hogwarts, and identifying the language techniques used to paint an image of place in the minds of the readers; - Analysing the effectiveness of each of Rowling's descriptive devices; - Creating their own description of a magical place, utilising appropriate and effective descriptive devices throughout; - Peer assessing each other's learning attempts. Included is: - Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful and comprehensive; - Cards for the Card Sorting Activity;' - Extracts from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone; - 'Inside Hogwarts' analysis worksheet; - Writing to Describe Helpsheet All resources are provided in Word (for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure formatting remains fixed between different computers). There are also opportunities for group learning, speaking and listening, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. I originally used these resources with year 8 classes, however colleagues have used them for between years 3 and 10 with some adaptations. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
TandLGuru
GCSE English - suitable for AQA or EDXCEL boards. GAME OF THRONES EXTRACT

GCSE English - suitable for AQA or EDXCEL boards. GAME OF THRONES EXTRACT

This resource is an 8 page group of worksheets which can be used to design your own lesson around depending on which exam board you are working with in GCSE English. Using the prologue from the 1st book of George RR Martins series, this resource looks at language and structural features. It comes with worksheets for a range of levels, starting simple with read and obtain questions, working our way up to inference, language analysis and strong example answers with stretch and challenge tasks. The resources are designed so you can develop a teacher led lesson around them or set self study or independent learning seminar sessions with teacher acting as support or facilitator as the worksheets allow for paired or team interaction between the students. There is enough material for a 3 or more hour session, which can be broken into 2 or more sessions depending on your timetable. Hope it helps.
namerased
Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts Vol 2 - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Great Expectations Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Great Expectations Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations.' It contains comprehensive sections on: - Context; - Chapter by Chapter Summary (with quotes); - Main Characters; - Themes; - Features of Structure; - Dickens' Literary Devices. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for intermediate to advanced ESL learners or native English speakers. Students are introduced to the history behind Saint Valentine's day from the ancient Roman rituals of Lupercalia to modern day St Valentine's traditions. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text can also be used for IGSCE or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht