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English and French teacher at UK state grammar school. Recent Oxford graduate. All these resources are tried and tested. Leave me a message if you're looking for exam technique advice on any aspect of the AQA or OCR GCSE English courses, as well as any requests for annotated poems, and I'll get back to you!

English and French teacher at UK state grammar school. Recent Oxford graduate. All these resources are tried and tested. Leave me a message if you're looking for exam technique advice on any aspect of the AQA or OCR GCSE English courses, as well as any requests for annotated poems, and I'll get back to you!
How to answer OCR 9-1 English Language Question 4
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How to answer OCR 9-1 English Language Question 4

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This is the most difficult question to answer and mark! This resource has sample articles, a sample question, and a sample structure to allow students to see how to answer the question. Note that the articles are longer than those used in the exam, but they are very fun to teach and could lead into a piece of recreative writing or an autobiographical writing task.
Macbeth Quotations Explained for grades 7-9
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Macbeth Quotations Explained for grades 7-9

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This revision and consolidation resource has 50 short key quotations from the play organised by moment. This means that students can learn as they go along and you have a resource to test their knowledge. The explanations include analysis of language, structure and context. All content is structured to push students into the 7-9 range. Suitable for all specifications, in particular AQA GCSE and OCR GCSE, which focus heavily on AO2. Written by a recent Oxford graduate.
OCR Conflict Poetry Complete Revision
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OCR Conflict Poetry Complete Revision

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High quality revision resource for OCR 9-1 GCSE English Literature. There are very few resources to support this course, and this provides detailed explanations of the themes, language techniques and stuctural devices used in the poems. Written by a recent Oxford graduate.
How to answer OCR English Language Questions 1-3
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How to answer OCR English Language Questions 1-3

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This is an easy how-to guide for students and teachers. Exam technique is key in the OCR exam, and this guide makes it easy to teach your students confidently. This is informed by feedback from OCR as well as experience from teaching students. Advice applicable to paper 1 and paper 2. Written by an experienced teacher.
Honour Killing, Punishment, Partition, Phrasebook and Vergissmeinnicht OCR GCSE teacher annotated
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Honour Killing, Punishment, Partition, Phrasebook and Vergissmeinnicht OCR GCSE teacher annotated

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For OCR GCSE 9-1 English Literature Conflict Poetry. Teacher annotated copies of Punishment, Honour Killing, Partition, Phrasebook and Vergissmeinnicht. The internet has very few resources on these poems so they provide extra, detailed notes for revision and for teachers touse as classroom aids . All annotations are broken up into theme, language and structure sections to help students to write cogent essays, whilst also not overwhelming students with detail. Written by a recent Oxford graduate.
OCR Poetry: Power and Conflict
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OCR Poetry: Power and Conflict

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This bundle contains everything you need to teach and revise the OCR poems: it has annotated copies of each poem, a revision table to give to students, suggestions for unseen poems and advice on exam technique. Save 41% by buying this as a bundle. All resources are high quality and are tried and tested.
Inspector Calls Quotations Explained for grades 7-9
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Inspector Calls Quotations Explained for grades 7-9

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This revision and consolidation resource has 80 short key quotations from the play organised by moment. This means that students can learn as they go along and you have a resource to test their knowledge. The explanations include analysis of language, structure and context. All content is structured to push students into the 7-9 range. Suitable for all specifications, in particular AQA GCSE and OCR GCSE, which focus heavily on AO2. Written by a recent Oxford graduate.
Macbeth context for GCSE 7-9
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Macbeth context for GCSE 7-9

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This resource is a context table for students aiming to achieve grades 7-9. It contains references to other Shakespearean plays, ideas about kingship, politics and equivocation. Written by a recent Oxbridge graduate.
How to answer Q4 on AQA paper 2 English Language
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How to answer Q4 on AQA paper 2 English Language

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This is a summary of how to answer Question 4 on the non-fiction Language paper. There are several ways the question can be answered, but there are some essentials which must be included in the answer. This is based on feedback from senior examiners.