This PowerPoint contains eighteen one-hour lessons (216 slides) that focus on GCSE English Language Paper 1, Section A (Questions 1-4). Each lesson is fully resourced with a range on engaging activities, model answers (aimed towards Grades 6-9) and one 30 minute homework task per week. Additionally, each lesson is designed to break each question down into manageable steps with a focus on timing.
All tasks are written according to new GCSE numerical grades and are designed for the New Specification AQA English Language Paper One (exams from 2017 onward). The grade boundaries used are those of the 2017 summer examination series.
There are a nine full practice papers (all with Q1-5; listed below) that focus on building the skills needed for AO1, AO2 and AO4 and introducing the students to interpreting and exploring unseen prose. The lessons are fully resourced on the PowerPoint including practice questions, homeworks, original model responses, extension tasks and text extracts.
Practice Paper 1: Dracula - Bram Stoker
Practice Paper 2: The Time Machine - H.G. Wells
Practice Paper 3: The Road - Cormac McCarthy
Practice Paper 4: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum
Practice Paper 5: A Study In Scarlet - Arthur Conan Doyle
Practice Paper 6: The Tower of the Elephant - Robert E. Howard
Practice Paper 7: The Red Room - H.G. Wells
Practice Paper 8: Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Practice Paper 9: Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Additionally, a copy of the 'Section A' part of the mark scheme has been included in MS Word format - this works as a self or peer assessment style exercise for students to complete. Additionally, you could use it as a teacher assessment sheet and just highlight the student feedback to save you some time.
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