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Five star rated and 'TES Recommended' authors, we are two Heads of English who are passionate about using and developing quality, engaging resources. We recognise the need for resources that are 'ready to go' and that don't require a huge amount of 'polishing' before they can be used. Every resource that we publish is quality assured and, most importantly, has been tried and tested by us in the classroom! We hope you find our resources useful and we welcome any feedback.
AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A Revision
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Section A Revision - Detailed Focus on Question 4 A series of six revision ‘masterclass’ lessons designed to improve students’ responses to question 4 on Paper 1. Students often struggle with this part of the paper so I have created this resource specifically to build students’ confidence in tackling this question. Each lesson includes learning objectives, a starter and review activity, model answers and opportunities for students to self/peer assess and reflect upon their own progress. I have also created a full exam paper for each of the texts so that students can also practise completing questions 1 - 3. Included in the resource: 89 slide presentation 74 page student revision and workbook Question 4 knowledge organiser/revision mat Question 4 writing bookmark Markscheme and indicative content for the texts Texts included: ‘Of Mice and Men’, ‘A Monster Calls’, ‘The Graveyard Book’, ‘Rebecca’, ‘The Great Gatsby’, ‘The Goldfinch’ Feedback greatly appreciated - please leave a review!
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - June 2019 Paper 2
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - June 2019 Paper 2

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A 48 slide lesson presentation taking students through Paper 2 Section A of the June 2019 paper. The presentation walks students through each question on Section A and provides opportunity for self assessment and reflection. Model answers, indicative content and a generic mark scheme for each question provided. I have not uploaded the sources due to copyright restrictions but they are available to download from the eAQA Secure Key Materials website: https://www.aqa.org.uk/contact-us/secure-services/eaqa This would be an excellent resource to teach or revise the skills for Paper 2 Section A or to use after students have completed a mock using the June 2019 paper to walk them through the strengths and weaknesses of their response.
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - June 2018 Paper
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - June 2018 Paper

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A 33 slide lesson presentation taking students through Paper 2 Section A of the June 2018 paper. The presentation walks students through each question on Section A and provides opportunity for self assessment and reflection. Model answers and a generic mark scheme for each question provided. I have not uploaded the sources due to copyright restrictions but they are available to download from the AQA GCSE English Language page under ‘assessment resources’. This would be an excellent resource to teach or revise the skills for Paper 2 Section A or to use after students have completed a mock using the 2018 paper to walk them through the strengths and weaknesses of their response.
'London', William Blake
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'London', William Blake

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A 28 slide, two lesson presentation covering the poem 'London' in detail. Annotations for the entire poem as well as example analytical paragraphs. The lessons feature a range of individual and collaborative tasks to develop students' understanding of the poem.
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - November 2018 Paper
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lessons - November 2018 Paper

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A 32 slide lesson presentation taking students through Paper 2 Section A of the November 2018 paper. The presentation walks students through each question on Section A and provides opportunity for self assessment and reflection. Model answers and a generic mark scheme for each question provided. I have not uploaded the sources due to copyright restrictions but they are available to download from the eAQA Secure Key Materials website: https://www.aqa.org.uk/contact-us/secure-services/eaqa This would be an excellent resource to teach or revise the skills for Paper 2 Section A or to use after students have completed a mock using the November 2018 paper to walk them through the strengths and weaknesses of their response.
AQA GCSE English Language Revision Lessons - November 2018 Paper 1, Section A
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AQA GCSE English Language Revision Lessons - November 2018 Paper 1, Section A

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A 36 slide lesson presentation taking students through the November 2018 Paper 1, Section A exam paper. The exam paper is available on eAQA and the extract is taken from ‘A Sound of Thunder’ by Ray Bradbury. You can find the extract if you simply google ‘A Sound of Thunder’. The presentation includes clear learning objectives for each lesson, a number of learning activities and opportunities for self and peer assessment. Clear guidance is given for each question and model answers are also provided. Differentiation to extend and support students is also incorporated into the lesson presentation. Clear links are made to the markscheme and assessment objectives throughout. Could be used to walk students through the paper as they complete it or as a follow up and feedback lesson once students have completed the paper.
'Bayonet Charge', Ted Hughes
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'Bayonet Charge', Ted Hughes

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A 26 slide, two lesson presentation covering the poem 'Bayonet Charge' in detail. Annotations for the entire poem as well as example analytical paragraphs. The lessons feature a range of individual and collaborative tasks to develop students' understanding of the poem.
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lesson - 1
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2, Section A Revision Lesson - 1

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A 26 slide lesson presentation taking students through a sample paper for the GCSE AQA English Language, Paper 2, Section A exam. The presentation includes clear learning objectives, a starter and review activity and opportunities for self and peer assessment. Clear guidance is given for each question and model answers are also provided. Differentiation to extend and support students is also incorporated into the lesson presentation. Clear links are made to the markscheme and assessment objectives throughout. Could be used to walk students through the paper or as a follow up and feedback lesson once students have completed the paper. Sample exam paper also included.
AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 4
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Question 4

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A detailed knowledge organiser/revision mat for AQA GCSE English Language, Paper 1, Question 4. This question is worth 20 marks and requires students to evaluate a statement in relation to a text. This resource can be used to support students as they write their answers or distributed as a revision resource.
Unseen Poetry Anthology
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Unseen Poetry Anthology

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An anthology of 'unseen poems' to use for revision. The booklet is geared towards students sitting the AQA Certificate in English Literature but could easily be adapted. Teaches students to use the 'MITSL' approach to analyse poems.
AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1, Section A Revision Lessons - Nov 2017 Paper
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1, Section A Revision Lessons - Nov 2017 Paper

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A 35 slide 3 lesson presentation taking students through the November 2017 Paper 1, Section A exam paper. The exam paper is available on eAQA and the extract is taken from ‘Labyrinth’ by Kate Mosse. The presentation includes clear learning objectives for each lesson, a number of learning activities and opportunities for self and peer assessment. Clear guidance is given for each question and model answers are also provided. Differentiation to extend and support students is also incorporated into the lesson presentation. Clear links are made to the markscheme and assessment objectives throughout. Could be used to walk students through the paper as they complete it or as a follow up and feedback lesson once students have completed the paper.
Narrative Writing Scheme
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Narrative Writing Scheme

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A two week narrative writing scheme with 8 high quality and engaging lessons packed with a variety of interactive, stimulating activities. The scheme builds skills towards students producing their own narrative, suspense piece of writing. Lessons focus on structure, SPAG, figurative language, character development, setting, improving vocabulary and more. Links to the new GCSE Assessment Objectives for 2015 onwards. 83 slides.
AQA English Language Revision Bundle - November 2018
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AQA English Language Revision Bundle - November 2018

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Two detailed presentations taking students through Section A from both Paper 1 and 2 from the November 2018 series. Each presentation is over 30 slides long and includes a wide range of activities, model answers and opportunities for peer and self assessment. Clear links to the assessment objectives and AQA marking criteria. An excellent resource if you are completing a mock exam with students - can be used as a walkthrough the exam paper or to feedback on the papers.
AQA  English Language GCSE, Paper 1 Section A: Question 3 Structure Lesson (1984)
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AQA English Language GCSE, Paper 1 Section A: Question 3 Structure Lesson (1984)

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My students have struggled to get to grips with the structure question (question 3) on the new Paper 1, Section A exam for AQA. I recently attended an AQA support meeting and planned this lesson to incorporate some of the exam board's messages with regards to teaching the structure question. My students produced mucher better responses to question 3 after I went through this lesson with them. The lesson is focused on the opening of '1984' and includes 15 slides plus a copy of the extract to use with students. Includes: Sample 8 mark answer Planning grid for students Clear and explicit links to the AQA markscheme Key terminology and suggested phrases Hope it helps!
'A Christmas Carol' Revision Lesson: Scrooge
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'A Christmas Carol' Revision Lesson: Scrooge

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A lesson outlining the moral journey of Scrooge across the course of the novella. 15 slides including key quotations for each Stave, model analysis and a range of opportunities for analysis and discussion. Works well as a revision lesson leading into an exam or as a standalone lesson to introduce the character of Scrooge. I have used this lesson with both higher and lower ability students who found it accessible and a useful way to revise the key character of Scrooge.
AQA English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading
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AQA English Language, Paper 2 Section A: Nonfiction Reading

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10 fully resourced lessons to prepare students for the AQA English Language Paper 2, Section A exam: 'Writer's Viewpoints and Perspectives'. This resource bundle includes: Two powerpoint presentations totalling 142 slides. A full lesson by lesson scheme of work including clear learning objectives and outlining assessment opportunities. Eight different extracts to use with students from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Each lesson is clearly structured with learning objectives, learning start activities, learning review activities and opportunities for students to demonstrate and assess their learning in a number of ways. The lessons aim to develop a common approach for tackling each question to build students' confidence. There are a number of opportunities for students to tackle the different question types and the presentations provide clear steps and guidance to support students during the assessment process. Model answers and assessment sheets also included. Extracts included: 'American Sniper', Chris Kyle 'The Charge of the Light Brigade', William Howard Russell 'Letter to My Mother', Wilfred Owen 'A Beautiful Job', Gunner William Towers (WW1) 'The Death of Lord Nelson', William Beatty 'We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches', Winston Churchill 'Surrender Speech', Chief Joseph (taken from the AQA Reading Support Booklet) 'The Gettysburg Address', Abraham Lincoln In addition to this, the presentations also include some optional Paper 2, Section B questions that link to the extracts and aim to develop students' nonfiction writing skills. The lessons and extracts are focused around the theme of war so they can be linked with the 'Power and Conflict' AQA poetry anthology to develop students' contextual understanding for the English Literature exam. Any feedback on the resource would be greatly appreciated!