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Practice exam paper - Paper 2 AQA GCSE English Language , War Speeches

Practice exam paper - Paper 2 AQA GCSE English Language , War Speeches

This resource is a complete lesson with a complete mock exam for Paper 2 of the AQA English Language exam and enough material to fill a 3 hour session. It is designed to be a informal and supportive lesson to help students become more comfortable and confident in the lead up to mock and real exams, although it can be altered to be presented in a way which suits the individual teachers style or to be more formal in delivery. Based around two war speeches made by Winston Churchill and Chief Joseph this lesson examines to two sides of war made by two different war leaders from different eras, it allows the student to work in teams and as individuals with bite sized activities which help the student to focus and develop ideas around the materials, supporting the less able in the class to get up to speed but also allowing your more able to push further and develop insightful answers. As the theme is war, this lesson also allows room for embedding of deeper social issues. Hope it helps
namerased
Massive 20+ Lesson Oliver Twist Scheme for Low Level Learners

Massive 20+ Lesson Oliver Twist Scheme for Low Level Learners

Here is a full half-terms (20+) lessons for Oliver Twist. The scheme includes a wide range of starter tasks, assessments, reviews and different reading and writing tasks. This scheme is suitable for low level learners. I have used this with my Y7 and Y8 learners who enjoyed the range of activities and tasks. This would also be suitable for Primary School learners and ESL / International learners. All lessons contain levelled learning objectives, key word foci and a review/starter task per lesson. Each lesson should take around 45-60 minutes depending on your learners. You can also use the 2005 version of the film to help accompany the teaching of the scheme as well as the extracts references. This scheme is suitable for low level learners. I have used this with my Y7 and Y8 learners who enjoyed the range of activities and tasks.
teachsureenglish
IGCE: Passage to Africa Lessons

IGCE: Passage to Africa Lessons

Series of detailed lessons for Passage to Africa. Persuasive writing and context lessons: Students will act as 'Save the Children' and research into the issues affecting the lives of those in Somalia due to the war (research pack provided). They will then write a persuasive speech to the Prime Minister using the research that they have learnt. This can be taught over a series of lessons. Activities led to really interesting and insightful discussions, and students developed a more insightful understanding of the issues that affect their world :o) Nice idea to extend learning outside the classroom: - letters could be sent to the MP -speaking and listening activities -assembly presentations (A VARIATION OF THIS LESSON FOCUSING ON THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS CAN BE FOUND ON MY TES SHOP FOR FREE AND IS A TES RECOMMENDED LESSON) Descriptive Writing Lesson: - Quiz testing students understanding of language techniques - Stimulus (focusing on famine in Somalia) for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer to help students write a successful response (THIS LESSON CAN BE FOUND FOR FREE ON MY TES SHOP FOR YOU TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF LESSONS YOU WILL RECEIVE) Analysis Lesson: -Lessons unpicking the language and structure of the text. Students will work together to identify key techniques and the effect of these. -Exam style question provided with step by step instructions on how to approach the question. Student example also given to help student write a more successful answer.
xxnats1989xx
Writing to Describe: Famine

Writing to Describe: Famine

A lesson that not only teaches students how to write using a variation of language techniques, but also to raise awareness of world issues. This lesson is accompanied by a series of lessons (reading and writing skills) for the IGCSE non-fiction text, 'Passage to Africa' which you will find on my TES shop. This lesson includes: - Quiz testing students understanding of techniques - Stimulus for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer
xxnats1989xx
Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

A full lesson (could be used over a series of lessons) which focuses on the presentation of a Southern belle in the play. The lesson includes: - Examples (videos and theories) of Southern belles in American novels - Collaborative LIVE learning using Google Docs. Students will work together to create A0 focused revision notes around Williams representation of the archetype of a Southern belle through the character of Blanche - In depth quote analysis (Explode the Quote)
xxnats1989xx
Conditional Clauses with Eminem

Conditional Clauses with Eminem

A brief review of the three different kinds of conditional clauses in the English language, along with examples of their usage as rap lyrics in songs from iconic rapper Eminem (born Marshall Mathers). Students have to determine which type of conditional clauses Eminem uses, and highlight which words helped them reach their conclusion. Perfect as supplemental practice, especially for students who love rap music or maybe think that they're "too cool" for English class.
benjamineugene_91
News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

News English: 911 - The Day that Changed America

This is a News English lesson for ESL students. They read a real news report taken from the day after the 911 terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre and then answer different reading comprehension exercises. There are also some cool pair-work exercises giving students the chance to practice speaking and listening skills.
stuartallen77
Working Class Hero: a song and discussion lesson about school, class division and 'the system'

Working Class Hero: a song and discussion lesson about school, class division and 'the system'

This is a thought-provoking advanced ESL lesson plan for teens and adults about school, working life, class differences, getting a job and societal pressure. Good for a debate class and includes discussion questions. The students will listen to a John Lennon song and discuss. As an ESL activity, this includes a listening activity where students have puzzle pieces and must stick them together as they listen to the words of the song. Once completed correctly, the reverse of the puzzle shows a fat banker giving crumbs to the poor. Can also be used for a sociology class.
stuartallen77
Made in Britain: a discussion lesson plan about crime and juvenile delinquency

Made in Britain: a discussion lesson plan about crime and juvenile delinquency

This lesson plan is for teachers of older teens and adults who want to have a discussion lesson about crime, youth crime, juvenile delinquency and how the state deals with young offenders and kids going off-track. It provides a platform for thoughtful discussion and debate. Teachers may use parts of the docu-film 'Made in Britain', staring Tim Roth. There are selected scenes in the lesson plan and start/stop times for each scene.
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