This PowerPoint presentation guides students through a practice paper for questions 1 to 4 of the Paper 2 Language examination. It explores writers' views and perspectives regarding holidays, using an article from The Guardian and a letter written by George Gissing. Presentation includes all answers. Student question/answer booklet also included.
There are 5 separate worksheets and accompanying PowerPoints to support students revising the play, Macbeth. There is a ‘Revise the Plot’ activity in which students have to delete two of the three alternatives given to find the correct plot; 10 ‘Who? What? Why? When? Where? How?’ questions to further develop understanding; 4 ‘Who says?’ questions and additional questions about either parallel lines or themes in the play. All answers are provided on the PowerPoints which can be used as complete revision lessons; allowing the teacher go through each task and then the answers with the whole class. Also suitable as a homework task.
Act 1 is available as a free resource.
I wrote this 5 week scheme of work for my GCSE English group. They were struggling with narrative writing and so I wanted to inspire with them with some effective short story writing. So who better than the master of the macabre - Roald Dahl? In this series of lessons students read a range of his stories and many of the tasks are linked to revising key skills that will be used in their Language exams. Included here are all the weeks’ lessons. There is a PowerPoint presentation to guide students (and teachers) through all of the activities. All stories are included - in Week 5 there is a collection of 9 stories for ease of printing. Week 1 lessons and an overview of the whole unit of work is available as a free resource.
This is a 5 week unit of work preparing students for their AQA Paper 1 English Language exam. A weekly PowerPoint, guiding teachers (and students) through all the activities, is included as are all the handouts of extracts and assessments referred to. Covers all the requirements of this exam. An overview of the whole Unit of Work is included in the Week 1 resources which is available as a free resource.
A PowerPoint and extracts to support students in preparing for the synthesis question for the Paper 2 examination. They compare the experiences of prisons using Source A Newgate Gaol and Source B Diary of a modern prisoner. They then go on to compare experiences of shopping using Source A London Labour and the London Poor and Source B Inside the supermarkets' dark stores.
This PowerPoint presentation guides students through a number of activities designed to help them create an answer for the question 4 part of the examination. Uses Tokyo by Graham Marks. Extract included for students to annotate.
This is a 5 week unit of work preparing students for their AQA Paper 2 English Language exam. A weekly PowerPoint, guiding teachers (and students) through all the activities, is included as are all the handouts of extracts and assessments referred to. Covers all the requirements of this exam. An overview of the whole Unit of Work is included in the Week 1 resources which is available as a free resource.
This PowerPoint presentation guides students through a line by line analysis of the Seamus Heaney poem. Additional slides include: Context; Summary of the poem; Form, structure and language; Linking the poems; Comparison grid linking to The Prelude (exploring the power of nature) and a Revision Summary slide.
This is a PowerPoint presentation and accompanying student worksheet to guide students towards planning and writing an answer in preparation for their GCSE exam. Includes an explanation of how the exam question is assessed and a step by step approach to planning an exam answer using the EASY acronym. In this unit students explore the demise of Macbeth (dagger scene) and Lady Macbeth as evil (Act 1 Scene 7). Other essay plans can be purchased separately or as a bundle.
This is a booklet with a variety of activities to support students revising the play, An Inspector Calls. Includes a plot summary activity; multiple choice questions on key moments from the play; crossword; prompt questions to help students revise the characters and worksheets on each of the main themes using key quotations. All answers are provided in a separate booklet. Suitable as revision activities in a lesson or as homework tasks.
The booklet is a PDF document to make printing easier but all word files are also included for editing purposes.
This is a worksheet to be used for students studying An Inspector Calls. The worksheet has a number of key quotations all to do with the theme of gender. Students need to identify which character spoke each line. There is then an accompanying worksheet for students to make notes about the theme of gender and how each character represents the theme. Answer sheet included.
A PowerPoint presentation of 34 slides covering all the key aspects of the play to support teachers and students in their revision of the play for the AQA Literature examination. Covers the context of the play, plot summary for each Act and notes on all the key characters and themes. Also includes the key quotations for students to learn.
PowerPoint presentation to support teaching students how to link the poems together in response to themed questions. Teaches students how to structure an exam answer. Each slide then serves as a revision guide for two poems - notes on form and structure; language and feelings and attitudes. Student handouts also included. Poems and themes are: Reality of conflict (Bayonet Charge and Exposure); Negative feelings (London and Checking Out Me History; Effects of conflict (Poppies and War Photographer); Power of nature (The Prelude and Storm on the Island); Memories (Remains and Kamikaze); Power of humans (My Last Duchess and Tissue).
This work booklet guides students through a practice paper for their AQA Language Paper 2 Examination. This booklet uses two texts: Extract from I Am Malala, a memoir by Malala Yousafzai and extract from Margaret Oliphant’s autobiography. The booklet gives students key pointers and guidance on how to achieve the highest marks. Mark scheme also included.
This is a PowerPoint presentation which guides students through the exam requirements for answering questions 1 to 4 of the Paper 1 Language exam. There are prompt questions, annotated extracts and sample answers provided. Uses an extract from The Life of Pi. Student question and answer booklet also included.
This is a single worksheet and accompanying PowerPoint to support students revising Act 2 of the play, Macbeth. There is a ‘Revise the Plot’ activity in which students have to delete two of the three alternatives given to find the correct plot; 10 ‘Who? What? Why? When? Where? How?’ questions to further develop understanding; 5 ‘Who says?’ questions and 4 questions about parallel lines in the play. All answers are provided on the PowerPoint which can be used as a lesson in itself; allowing the teacher go through each task and then the answers with the whole class. Also suitable as a homework task.
Act 1 is available as a free resource - further Acts can be purchased separately or as a bundle. These Plot Summaries are also included in the Macbeth Revision Activity Booklet which is also available for purchase.
A PowerPoint presentation and accompanying extracts to support students in preparing for the comparison question for the Paper 2 examination. Students look at how to compare different extracts and then annotate their copies. Focuses on comparing how writers' perspectives of war are presented using A Soldier's Declaration and Guns in the Distance. Also explores the different experiences of prison using Henry Mayhew visits a prison and Alex Cavendish goes back to prison. There is a final assessment comparing different views of childhood using Why we shouldn't wrap our children in cotton wool and London Labour and the Labour Poor.
In this Power Point there are a variety of questions, logic puzzles and riddles to encourage student to think. Ideal as a starter/bell activity or as a registration activity. Each question should get students thinking and even stimulate further discussion. This version is free. If you like the format, you can purchase the full version with 101 different questions and activities.
This is an interactive random question generator for GCSE English students. Ideal for a starter or plenary activity, it develops students' recall skills in preparation for their Literature exams. Simply click to generate 5 questions of any of the 4 topics and then click to reveal the answers. In this sample version there are 20 revision questions for each of the following: Macbeth, An Inspector Calls, Jekyll & Hyde and Conflict Poetry. A full editable version with 100 questions for each topic is available to purchase. Questions cover key quotations, plot details and general knowledge relevant to each topic.