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I am a Key Stage 5 co-ordinator, soon to be Head of Department, specialising in English literature at all levels. Team Leader for AQA Literature B Political and Social Protest.

I am a Key Stage 5 co-ordinator, soon to be Head of Department, specialising in English literature at all levels. Team Leader for AQA Literature B Political and Social Protest.
How to Approach AQA Literature B Unseen Political and Social Protest Extracts
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How to Approach AQA Literature B Unseen Political and Social Protest Extracts

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Presentation guiding students through ways to approach the unseen political and social protest extracts, based on my experience examining this unit. Accompanied by a graphic students can continue to use to guide their annotations as they examine extracts. (References are made to the exemplars and examiners report from AQA’s June 2016 paper, available on AQA’s secure materials site.)
AQA Literature B NEA Marxist Feminist Examples Bundle
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AQA Literature B NEA Marxist Feminist Examples Bundle

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A selection of useful examples for students preparing for the AQA Literature B NEA. One example feminist analysis of 'The Virgin Suicides' and a Marxist analysis of Steinbeck's 'The Pearl', as well as a starter on the opening of a Marxism essay on Larkin's poetry. All Band 5 standard. Perfect for working through how to make use of the critical material and meet Assessment Objectives.
Formal Letters Example
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Formal Letters Example

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A good grade 5 example formal letter, with a focus on clearly organised paragraphs. Useful at GCSE for transactional writing preparation.
Mood and Atmosphere Infographic
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Mood and Atmosphere Infographic

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Useful revision resource for answering mood and/or atmosphere questions on any text. Designed for GCSE students struggling to move beyond “it’s tense”, but also works well for Key Stage 3.
Introduction to Feminism and Feminist Criticism for AQA Lit B
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Introduction to Feminism and Feminist Criticism for AQA Lit B

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Presentations to help introduce students to feminist criticism. Aimed at AQA Literature B NEA, but applicable to other courses. Group activity where students each analyse a different version of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, thinking about the different ways that feminist critics would see each version.