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AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

AQA English Language Revision Booklet - 23 practice questions.

You are purchasing a 20 page booklet with a range of short practice questions. There are examples of every single question on both papers, with four P1Q5 and four P2Q5. There are two examples for each of the Q4 from each paper. For the paper 2 sample questions, two short extracts are provided on a common theme - these extracts are not full length but provide plenty of comparison and ancourage students to hone their skills on shorter extracts. The booklet is structured to move through the questions but the questions are interleaved. There is a clear contents table and instructions on the front with a notes page on the back. Both the .pdf document and the editable word version are included, but please note the editable version uses a range of fonts and so will be formatted differently. The answers to P2Q1 are BCDH for the first question and BDEH for the second question.
laurajholder
Using emojis to revise

Using emojis to revise

This is a fun way to revise characters or texts. The emojis are not mine but loads are available on the Internet and they are a fun way to revise or learn an idea. Differentiation by: a. outcome; b. targeted linking of an emoji and task to student or c. providing challenge for the more able by asking them to find emojis that can be linked to a character as they demonstrate different emotions throughout the source or text, It can also be used to deepen writing.
pevans5
Everything you need - various technique placemats

Everything you need - various technique placemats

I am pleased to add several placemats with definitions for a series of specific techniques, including general language techniques, narrative techniques, persuasive techniques, poetic techniques, poetic structure techniques, descriptive techniques, fiction and structure techniques, presentational techniques, types of punctuation and sentence types. Pretty much every technique is covered with these placemats! These placemats save me the extra burden of constantly reminding pupils of various techniques. These placemats work really well laminated and left on tables while pupils work in groups, pairs or independently. Ideal for both KS3 and KS4. The placemats are really handy for your KS5 classes!
gonchhollo
A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

A fun, engaging transition project involving your Year 7s and potential Year 6 pupils

I am pleased to add a fun, engaging but simple transition project involving your Year 7s and Year 6 pupils. Firstly, you will need to teach your Year 7 group about descriptive writing. The descriptive writing task for Year 6 transition pupils will be to describe Little Red Riding Hood’s journey through the forest to her grandma’s cottage. Pupils will imagine they are her and describe their journey. Pupils from Year 6 transition will visit your classroom and do a series of ‘marketplace’ inspiration stations - each will be to do with an element of descriptive writing – vocabulary, simile, metaphor, personification, zooming in on detail etc. When these stations have been visited, Year 6 pupils will sit down and complete the piece of descriptive writing; your Year 7 pupils will then act as ‘teachers’ – walking around and supporting each Year 6 learner. This is a must-have project that will save lots of time and planning and will create fantastic links between your school and feeder schools!
gonchhollo
Three progress and intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing

Three progress and intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing

I am pleased to add three intervention revision booklets for AQA Paper 1 Descriptive Writing. All necessary skills are covered as required by the mark scheme. Pupils work through tasks that cover all the skills needed - vocabulary, sentence structure, punctuation, ‘zooming-in’ etc. The booklet is ideal for middle-ability pupils but is easily differentiated for higher/lower-ability pupils. An ideal resource that will save you hours of trawling through your previous lessons for activities.
gonchhollo
A series of intervention tasks focusing on AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 literature and language skills.

A series of intervention tasks focusing on AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 literature and language skills.

I am pleased to add a series of KS4 reading and writing intervention mini lessons based on all of the reading and writing skills for AQA Paper 1 and 2. There are also sessions focusing on the play ‘DNA’, the novella ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘Macbeth’ and a poetry session - all designed so that pupils can work on personalised targets and skills. The lessons focus on all of the tricky AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 reading skills - inference, language, structure, evaluation, comparison and context and the key writing skills. The literature tasks also focus on the tricky AQA literature skills - inference, language and comparison. There are extracts from fiction and non-fiction texts that allow pupils access to skills that causing a problem. There are also a variety of quotations from the play DNA’, the novella ‘A Christmas Carol’ and various poems. The mini lessons are easily differentiated - they are also easily adapted so that they can weekly tasks - simply just change the extracts. This has worked wonders with my intervention pupils and pupils in my main classes!
gonchhollo
Easter Bunny Wanted Literacy Unit

Easter Bunny Wanted Literacy Unit

Imagine the excitement your students will have when they have to fill out a Easter Bunny Assistant Application form! Your students will need to use their persuasive writing, creativity, and sequencing skills to turn themselves into helper bunnies this Easter season! This package contains everything you need to have a literary celebration for Easter! This package contains the following items: A full colored letter from Beaner Cottontail explaining the need for assistants this year. A full colored chart for the students to choose their Easter name. A black & white cover page for the Easter Bunny Assistant Application Forms 2 black & white questionnaire sheets for the students 4 black & white Writing Papers specific to the job your students are applying (persuasive writing activity) 4 black & white Writing Papers specific to the job your students are applying for (sequencing writing activity) 1 black & white Easter Candy IQ Test with reading passages 1 black & white “Roll a Basket” activity 1 black & white “Design an Egg” activity 4 black & white certificates of selection for each of the 4 jobs ALL BLACKLINE MASTERS INCLUDED Please check top right hand corners of each page for specific Canadian/ American content. Should you have any questions or comments about this product, feel free to email me at missmonica@iheartgrade3.com Have a great day!
missmonica1
Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

Romeo and Juliet - Queen Mab Speech

A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that explores Act 1 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and looks in detail Mercutio’s famous Queen Mab speech, allowing students to gain an excellent understanding of the use of imagery, repetitions, verbs and more. Definitely worth a download for KS4 and KS3 students alike.
Lead_Practitioner
Dogger Talk For Writing Year 1

Dogger Talk For Writing Year 1

Dogger by Shirley Highes is a classic tale loved by the classes I have taught it to. The reworked Talk For Writing text is approx. 170 words. I used it when teaching in our topic ‘All About Me’ as the children get to discuss their favourite toys and teddy bears. This text would also work with a topic on Teddy Bears and Toys. There is a 6 lesson plan for a short introduction to talk for writing in Year 1. The unit focuses on the immersion side of Talk for Writing and then there is one lesson for the children to have a go at innovating the story using post it notes and oral retelling. The reworked Dogger Talk for Writing text is also provided. These features are covered: -story opener -story language (who, unfortunately, but etc.) -time connectives The learning objectives are: -compose a sentence orally before writing it -say our sentence before writing -retell the story of Dogger -compose sentences orally (when innovating) The activities provided are mainly those for rotation. An activity with the teacher, the teaching assistant and independent activities that the children will get to do all of over 2 lessons. There are two whole class activities. There is also a picture of the story map I drew to support our learning. This will support you to draw your own story map which is really important when teaching in the Talk for Writing style.
hayleyfieldhouse
A series of model answers for KS4 (and 3) AQA Paper 1, Question 5.

A series of model answers for KS4 (and 3) AQA Paper 1, Question 5.

I’m pleased to add a series of Q5 writing to describe questions and model answers for AQA Paper 1. These questions and model answers will save you hours of planning. The models can be broken down and analysed before pupils write their own response. This style of teaching has really improved the scores of all of my intervention and main class pupils. These models and questions are for KS4 classes but can easily be used/adapted for KS3 pupils.
gonchhollo
A series of AQA Paper 1 and 2 New Spec exam papers

A series of AQA Paper 1 and 2 New Spec exam papers

I am pleased to add a series of AQA Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam papers. The Paper 1 sources are from a variety of 19th/20th texts - .these include Salem’s Lot, The Amityville Horror, the novelisation of the film ‘Halloween’, Jekyll and Hyde, ‘IT’, ‘Rear Window’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Psycho’, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, ‘Wuthering Heights’ and more. I’ve made sure that the texts are engaging yet challenging! These are great for engaging boys and other reticent learners. The Paper 2 sources are based on a variety of topic - sharks, aviation, sport, workhouses, Majorca, Beaches and whale hunting, dogs. Again, I’ve made sure that the texts are engaging yet challenging. These exam papers will save you hours and hours of planning and will last you several months!
gonchhollo
Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

Differentiated AQA Paper 1 and 2 Revision Language Placemats 2

I’m pleased to add Paper 1 and 2 AQA Language revision placemat. Each placemat is differentiated with sentence starters, key words/vocabulary and a full set of model answers for both question 5s. There is a helping hand box focusing on ‘the effect on the reader’. This has saved me lots of time worrying about differentiation as students use it while they write responses to each question!
gonchhollo
A series of weekly reading homework tasks

A series of weekly reading homework tasks

I am pleased to add a series of weekly homework tasks that will be enough for at least two whole terms. The reading tasks focus on extracts from various poems, narratives, and non-fiction texts. The extracts are really engaging, such as The Fresh Prince, A Christmas Carol, Jaws and poems such as ‘Valentine’ and ‘Two Scavengers…’ and many, many more. The homework tasks come complete with space to write a full writing response. These tasks will save you hours of planning. Ideal for KS3
gonchhollo
A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

A series of engaging and innovative plenary games

I am pleased to add a series of plenary games that have been used to support and motivate more challenging and demotivated students. The games have worked wonders for getting students interested in a number of topics and engaging in a variety of skills. The games include: pass the question/ball, Manchester Monopoly, Nought and Crosses, Snakes and Ladders, Penalties, Street Fighter, Simpsons Card Reveal and Reveal. Attached is also an electronic dice to use in line with some of the games (to controll the dice, press F5 and then the letter ‘S’ to stop the dice). The games will not fail to deliver engagement and promote good progress - especially for students whio struggle to retain information and who are demotivated. Ideal for any subject area and for any age group.
gonchhollo
(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

(KS3 7/8/9) Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

This is a lesson for a middle-ability Year 8 class focusing on fantasy worlds. This lesson looks at extracts describing key building in Diagon Alley. Pupils have a broken-down task of identifying key language devices in each extract. There is then a GCSE-style (English Language) question for pupils to write a paragraph responding to. There is a model paragraph to support pupils in writing their own. This lesson is easily adaptable for any KS3 class of any ability.
emilymitch182
Anxiety and mindfulness as a tool to build resilience.

Anxiety and mindfulness as a tool to build resilience.

This animated Power Point looks at anxiety issues facing young teenagers today and shares tips on how to cope. Mindfulness is one tool to cope with anxiety as are talking therapies and artistic pursuits . A poem called “the room inside” is displayed which could be used as a starting point to a discussion about mental health. Students are asked to consider volunteering and doing something positive with their time once exams are over. An extract from Eleanor Morgan’s book “Anxiety for Beginners” is given and six plot ideas are given which relate to anxiety. Pupils are asked to select one of these to write about. Lastly students are asked to think about the saying “every cloud has a silver lining” and to share strategies for developing resilience. Suitable for ages 12+
jlimb
Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

Revision for English Language Paper 2 AQA

A short revision lesson to summarise Language Paper 2 (AQA) and booklet for printing. Includes: Assessment Objectives 3 Overview of the paper 4 Question 1 5 Question 2 7 Question 3 10 Question 4 14 Writing P.E.E.L paragraphs in Section A 16 Question 5 17 Vocabulary Strengthening 24 Also includes: Exemplar paragraphs, modelling of annotations, helpful hints for questions and timings and planning guides. Includes examples of punctuation, AFOREST techniques, list of language devices, AQA expectations for text types and vocabulary strengthening hints.
aliceboyd1995
English Language Paper 1 Exam Preparation

English Language Paper 1 Exam Preparation

Included in the PowerPoint are two practise exam papers for AQA English Language Paper 1. Word Document versions of the papers are also included as well as a mark scheme. Lesson would be useful for enrichment or revision sessions for the exam post half term.
charlottewetherill21
Creative Writing for KS3

Creative Writing for KS3

This is a resource designed to introduce some of the key ideas in creative writing. MAPSO stands for Metaphor, Alliteration, Personification, Simile and Onomatopoeia. The lesson includes some quick ‘starter style ‘activities before moving into an extended writing paragraph that students are to then Peer Assess.
StevenRoberts33
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Bundle

Bundle includes: Bean to Bar. How is Chocolate Made - An Assembly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Class Assembly (30+ parts) Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Complete Medium Term Plans and Overview Charlie and The Chocolate Factory: Topic Overview Chocolate Week Assembly
ChrisWat
The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

The Garbage King (Year 6, Fiction) - planning ideas for a creative literacy unit

This resource contains ideas for planning a creative literacy unit based on ‘The Garbage King’, a beautifully written novel by Elizabeth Laird*. Suitable for Year 6. Plan a challenging unit of work for your Year 6 class that uses drama, discussion and writing to explore the contrasting lives of two boys who find themselves on the streets of Addis Ababa. Perfect for a post SATs project! Story synopsis Mamo and Dani live opposite lives. For Mamo, home is a ramshackle hut in the slums of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa with his older sister and troubled mother. On the other side of the city, Dani lives a life of privilege with his parents. But when their lives are both turned upside down, they find themselves alone on the city streets with the beggars, orphans and gangs. Despite the dangers and hardship of their new lives, both boys discover a new side to themselves and their unlikely friendship proves crucial as they struggle to get their lives back on track. How to use this resource This resource is structured into five parts. Inspiration - sharing the book with your class. Incubation - exploring the ideas in the book through reading, drama and discussion. Connection - making cross-curricular links with this book. Illumination - bringing the work to life through art and design. Application - getting the children writing creatively. Each part is designed to help you deliver a structured literacy unit that offers children room for creativity, develops opportunities for meaningful learning and is plugged in to different areas of the curriculum. This ‘Have you Tried?’ resource can form the basis for an outstanding, cross-curricular unit of literacy work. For more ideas like this, visit articulateeducation.co.uk *Please note this is not a complete set of lesson plans but there are many ideas in this resource that can form the basis of a unit of work. It has been designed in this way intentionally so you can adapt it to your class and school.
articulate_education
Paper 1  English language Revision pack

Paper 1 English language Revision pack

This is an excellent resource to use with students when teaching This resource includes: Model answer example for each question How to structure your essay Excellent notes you need A 63 Page booklet There isnt q4 as I dont how to make it and I will send you q4 next week or week after Students love to use this to help structure their writing - can be used in lessons and to set for homework.
kesithana
End of Term Quiz June 2018

End of Term Quiz June 2018

Brand New End of Summer 2018 Quiz. My students loved this quiz - particularly the headline writing and music intros round! 5 rounds of general knowledge questions suitable for year 6 and above. Film and TV, Children’s Literature, News Headline picture round, royal wedding, and a music round with clips from YouTube linked Make sure you freeze the screen or hide the video. All the inbetween slides are included too - team names, swapping papers, answers, marking and handing in. I have provided an answer sheet for students to complete, but they could also do this on spare paper if photocopying is an issue. So long as you have the PowerPoint, you’re good to go. That means it would also fill a cover lesson you’re thrown into at the last minute! Also check out my previous years’ end of term resources. They’re all 20% off until the end of term :) Enjoy!
Best_Newcomer_2009
Improving Creative Writing KS2 - Powerpoint & Workbook - Up level Writing or End of Term Acitivity

Improving Creative Writing KS2 - Powerpoint & Workbook - Up level Writing or End of Term Acitivity

A 19 page Power Point presentation with a 13 page pupil workbook for improving children’s creative writing. Will help to up level children’s writing or can be used for an end of term activity. During the Easter break I completed a creative writing course and this gave me an insight into the features of good writing. We have used this in our school to good effect. It covers vocabulary, imagery, setting, characters and how to show and not tell. The resource is editable if you wish to change or add anything to suit your needs.
SueBeebies
Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

Glue in- Various HW feedback sheets for simplified (quicker) strategic marking

These criteria sheets can be given to students before a task so they know what they’re working towards and then glued in under their HW for the teacher to fill in and comment on. It’s a strategic yet quick and simple way of marking HW The bank includes criteris sheets for: Creative Writing Non Fiction Writing Poetry Analysis Novel Analysis Vocabulary definitions followed by sentence creation
chirpyandcheerful
World Cup 2018  KS2 differentiated reading activities

World Cup 2018 KS2 differentiated reading activities

A set of activities based around the theft of the Jules Rimet trophy which was stolen in 1966 and subsequently found by Pickles the dog. This resource contains the following: A short PowerPoint presentation to introduce the different trophies that have been used since 1930 at the very first World Cup tournament up to the present day. Three differentiated versions of the story with corresponding questions, Answers to the questions. Three styles of a poster for children to complete with details of the stolen trophy. Four versions of a newspaper article template for children to create an article about an aspect of the story- for example how it was stolen or how it was found. A page of useful images. This resource has been made for KS2 but it may be suitable for other age groups.
ummishaq