Hamlet A Level Essentials

Hamlet A Level Essentials

Hamlet A Level exam revision essentials. Key themes with quotations matched to them from the play, key context and critics to illuminate their arguments. All they need for the exam in one place and presented as handy crib sheets.
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English Language Analysis Practice

English Language Analysis Practice

Extract from 'The Bluest Eye' by Toni Morrison. Great way of getting students to analyse use of language and its impact. Designed for OCR Paper 2 but versatile - can be used for any analysis practice. Also appropriate for A Level. Strategic approach to answering the question included.
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John Donne Essentials for A Level

John Donne Essentials for A Level

Key poetic techniques, context and critical readings for John Donne's poetry. Essential knowledge for the exam, concisely put together as bullet pointed crib sheets.
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Hamlet Essay Plans

Hamlet Essay Plans

Detailed essay plans including quotations, context and critics as well as introductions and conclusions for the following four questions on ‘Hamlet’: Explore Shakespeare’s treatment of moral responsibility in Hamlet. Examine the dramatic importance of Gertrude and Ophelia in Hamlet. “In his presentation of royalty in Hamlet, Shakespeare could be accused of undermining the political and social values of his time.” Explore this view of Hamlet “From first to last, there is an overwhelming air of decay.” Examine Shakespeare’s presentation of the theme of decay in Hamlet
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Dr Faustus Essay Plans

Dr Faustus Essay Plans

Detailed essay plans including ideas, introductions, conclusions and context on the following essay questions: Explore Marlowe’s presentation of Faustus as a character who gets what he deserves. Explore the ways in which Marlowe presents the relationship between Faustus and Mephastophilis.
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AQA English Language Paper 2 Mock Exam Paper

AQA English Language Paper 2 Mock Exam Paper

AQA GCSE Language Paper 2 - includes a 21st century article on homelessness combined with a 19th century letter by Charles Dickens on the state of the London slums. All questions in the style of the exam. Includes 4 questions for Section A modelled on the specimen paper and a writing task for Section B.
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Mock Paper

AQA English Language Paper 1 Mock Paper

AQA GCSE Language Paper 1 - includes an extract from Morrison’s ‘The Bluest Eye’. All questions in the style of the exam. Includes 4 questions for Section A modelled on the specimen paper and a choice of two writing tasks for Section B.
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Mock Exam Paper

AQA English Language Paper 1 Mock Exam Paper

AQA GCSE Language Paper 1 - includes an extract from Orwell’s ‘1984’. All questions in the style of the exam. Includes 4 questions for Section A modelled on the specimen paper and a choice of two writing tasks for Section B.
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Greek Myth: Odysseus 3

Greek Myth: Odysseus 3

Full lesson including do now, spellings, grammar time (prepositions), oral drill. Main lesson is exploring the conventions of a monologue, looking at an example and starting to plan ideas for their own monologue as the Cyclops.
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Greek Myth: Odysseus 2

Greek Myth: Odysseus 2

Full lesson developing understanding of Odysseus' adventures. Includes do now, spellings, grammar time and lesson focus on analysis of language using PEEZL (Point, Evidence, Explain, Zoom in, Link). Detailed help provided to structure pupils' ability to analyse language and its effect.
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Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur 3

Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur 3

This lesson guides pupils through the components and language of writing a newspaper article. Exemplar article provided with conventions gone through in detail. Also includes Do Now, spellings and Grammar Time.
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Greek Myth: Theseus 5

Greek Myth: Theseus 5

Paired role play improvising a special news report live from Athens about the death of King Aegeas and Theseus' experience with the Minotaur. Includes a homework reading activity on Medusa.
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Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur

Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur

Full lesson on colourful ,engaging PowerPoint. Including spellings, Grammar Time, an 'oral drill', copy of the myth and storyboard activity. All resources ready to print.
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Greek Myth: Odysseus 5

Greek Myth: Odysseus 5

Monologue of a Monster Speaking and Listening! Also includes a do now, spellings, oral drill, grammar time and a homework. The slides take you through these tasks and structures the pupils' performances reading out/performing the monologues they have been writing in the previous lesson and for homework. Peer assessment tick grid provided.
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Greek Myth: Odysseus 4

Greek Myth: Odysseus 4

Full lesson including do now, grammar time, spellings, oral drill. Main lesson leads pupils towards writing their own monologue as a character of their choice from Greek Myth. Detailed help with structure provided.
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Greek myth: Theseus 4

Greek myth: Theseus 4

This lesson leads the pupils through producing their own newspaper article on the death of King Aegeus and the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Includes Do Now, spellings, Grammar Time.
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Greek myth: becoming a god!

Greek myth: becoming a god!

The second lesson in the Greek Myth scheme of work leads pupils to 'becoming' one of the gods on Mount Olympus. Spellings, Grammar activity as well as profiles on several gods from Hades to Hera.
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Greek Myth: Zeus

Greek Myth: Zeus

A fantastic PowerPoint focusing on Zeus in this half-term long scheme of work on Greek Mythology. Includes Grammar activity, spellings, information card task (including sources for pupils to base their information on). Differentiated grids provided to support completion of the task included.
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Forced Marriage GCSE Language Non Fiction Practice

Forced Marriage GCSE Language Non Fiction Practice

Two non fiction texts (articles) on the issue of forced marriage plus a PowerPoint with questions on both texts individually and comparing them (strategy on how to answer the questions included). Non fiction writing tasks also included - diary entry and magazine article. Designed for Edexcel GCSE Language Paper 2 but useful for any non fiction analysis practice.
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'Jane Eyre' Key Context

'Jane Eyre' Key Context

Detailed context for the novel including Victorian legislation, Chartism, Reform Acts and critical views on the novel including Rigby's review. Everything students need to know for context.
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'Jane Eyre': symbols and themes

'Jane Eyre': symbols and themes

This PowerPoint deals with eleven key symbols/themes in the novel and includes quotations as well as notes on the significance and impact of them.
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