Full revision Guide for all of the Myth and Religion module for Route 1 of GCSE Classical Civilisations for the OCR 9-1 Specification. The following revision guide has been designed for the OCR GCSE specification for Classical Civilisations: Myth and Religion. It includes summaries of all topics covered in the eight topics in condensed revision notes, with relevant prescribed sources. The 64-page long document provides revision notes for: The Gods Heroes (Hercules) Temples Foundation Myths Festivals Myth and Symbols of Power Death and Burial Journeying to the Underworld At the end of each section, there is a glossary of key terms. Towards the end, there are a range of exam questions for students to attempt and an overview of the question types found within the examination.
The following essay was written in response to the following question: ‘‘Explore how fare Shakespeare presents Macbeth as a violent character’’ (AQA). The answer was high attaining and achieved 28 out of a possible 30 marks. It can be used as a form of revision or when responding to feedback to enhance essay skills and further develop analytical writing style.
The following answers scored 28 out of 30 marks (Excluding SPaG) and is focused on ambition in Macbeth. It can be used as an example essay after mocks or as a source of revision for students hoping to attain higher grades. For SPaG, the answer was awarded the full 4 marks
A selection of 12 exemplar essays written in response to exam questions concerning the AQA GCSE Specification for ‘America - Opportunity and Inequality’ (1920-1973). All answers were high attaining and there is an example for each question type (4,8 and 12 markers). These can be used as a source of revision or to help develop essay writing skills before/after an examination.
A bundle of resources for the OCR Classical Civilisation GCSE specification for ‘‘Myth and Religion’’. This bundle contains: A detailed revision guide Exemplar Answers Revision Checklist A fill-in revision guide (40 pages long). 21 revision quizzes that cover the whole course (with answers) Knowledge Organisers Summary Notes Revision Booklets
Myth and Religion (designed for the OCR GCSE Classical Civilisations specification) - a set of 21 revision quizzes which cover all eight topics covered within the course. Each quiz has a set of 10 questions which cover a previous one/two lessons. These can be used as part of retrieval practice and allows students to identify any areas of knowledge that they do not fully understand. They are tagged together so students have a pack of 21 revision cards / 210 key facts that cover the whole study
The following documents consist of a break-down of all the key themes found within the epic and of the characters. Quotes are found alongside analysis of passages, with supporting scholarship where appropriate. These have been designed for ‘The World of the Hero’ Paper (OCR: A-Level Classical Civilisation). Themes that are included: The Concept, Value and Behaviour of a Hero Disguise Deceit, Disguise and Trickery Recognition Role of Revenge and Justice Role of the Immortals Relationships between Mortals and Immortals Xenia Nostos The Role and Power of Fate Relationships between Men, Women and Children Family Role of the Slave Role of Women in the Epic and Society How Different Societies are Characterised and Portrayed NB: Rieu’s translation has been used when creating this document
A collection of 13 high-attaining essays written for OCR’s A-Level specification for ‘Imperial Image’ (designed to be used by A-Level students, but can easily be adapted for the use of AS-Level students). This document consists of: 4 x 10 mark stimulus questions 4 x 20 mark short-essay response questions 5 x 30 mark extended-essay response questions, including use of scholarship
This bundle contains knowledge organisers covering 1.1 - 1.8 of the GCSE Classical Civilisations specification for ‘Myth and Religion.’ Each consists of a series of condensed revision notes Easy to learn, concise, bullet point revision notes Based on the endorsed textbook for the course
Full revision guide for all of the culture section for the Homeric World (J199/21), covering the Mycenaean Age. The following revision guide has been designed for the OCR GCSE specification for Classical Civilisations:Homeric World. It includes summaries of all topics covered in the four topics as condensed revision notes, with relevant prescribed sources. The 18-page long document provides revision notes for: Key Sites Life in the Mycenaean Age Decorative Arts Tombs, Graves and Burials At the end of each section, there is a glossary of key terms. Towards the end,there is an overview of the question types found within the examination (Section A only)
The following document contains an array of scholarly views in relation to Virgil’s ‘Aeneid’ and has been designed for students studying the OCR Classical Civilisation Specification for ‘World of the Hero.’ It has been broken down into the appropriate sections, with the scholar’s name and their argument, including key quotes. This can be used to accompany the text, for students to incoorporate scholarship into their own answers or to simply annotate. Sections include; Literary techniques and composition Structure and plot of the epic Language of the epic, including the use of: Speeches Themes Flashback Similes Homeric influence Context *** Characterisation and Themes** Concepts, values and behaviour of a Greek and Roman hero Characterisation of major and minor characters (including Aeneas and Dido) The role of Aeneas in Rome’s Imperial Destiny Portrayal of War Portrayal of Different Nations The Social, Cultural and Religious Context Moral values implicit in the Aeneid, including pietas and its contrast with furor Importance of Fate and Destiny Role of the immortals (and relationship between mortals and immortals) Family and Friendship Relationships between men and women, parents and children Part played by women in the epic and their position in society Historical and Political Background The word document contains an array of scholarly views in relation to Virgil’s Aeneid and has been designed for students studying the OCR Classical Civilisation Specification for ‘World of the Hero.’ It has been broken down into the appropriate books, with the scholar’s name and their argument, including key quotes. There is an opportunity for students to give their own perception of the view and come to the conclusion as to whether they agree or disagree with them.
This knowledge organiser has been designed for students studying OCR’s GCSE Specification for Myth and Religion and covers 1.2 ‘Heracles/Hercules.’ It provides an overview of: Birth and Early Life The Twelve Labours The Foundation of the Olympic Games Hercules and Cacus Hercules and Achelous Hercules and Nessus Hercules’ Cult in Rome Hercules’ Death
This knowledge organiser has been designed for students studying OCR’s GCSE Specification for Myth and Religion and covers 1.3 'Religion and the City: Temples.’ It provides an overview of: The importance of the sanctuary Sacrifices Greek Priests Roman Priests (Pontifices, Augurs and the Vestal Virgins) Temple Buildings (Greek and Roman) Parthenon Temple of Zeus at Olympia Temple of Portunus The Pantheon
AQA America: USA Opportunity and Inequality 1920-1973 Knowledge Organiser for 'Section 2 - ‘Bust: American Experiences of the New Deal’. A3 in size and provides an overview of: Causes of the Boom Effects of the Depression Herbert Hoover Roosevelt and His ‘New Deal’ (including successes, failures and the Alphabet Agencies) Changes for African-Americans and Women
The following essay scored 25/30 marks and was written in response to the question:‘’It is impossible to sympathise with the Suitors; they are all just a bunch of villains’’. It can be used as an example essay after mocks or as a source of revision for students. It is intended to be used by AS/A-Level students studying the OCR Classical Civilisation ‘World of the Hero’ specification
This booklet provides an overview of Homer’s Odyssey for the GCSE OCR Specification for the ‘Homeric World’ paper. It covers: Literary Techniques and Composition Themes Character of Odysseus Portrayal of Key Characters There is a glossary of key terms, a summary of key characters and an exam overview.
The following revision guide has been designed for OCR Classical Civilisations: Imperial Image and is intended for use by AS and A-Level students. It covers all five sections of the course: Octavian Comes to Rome Power Struggle Augustus’ Reign Augustus’ Legacy Later Representations of Augustus At the end of the guide, there are: Test Yourself Revision Questions Exam Overview Timeline Example Essay Questions that are listed from previous exam papers which students can complete Glossary List of Prescribed Sources Key Individuals It has been attached as both a PDF and Word Document
A document consisting of key quotes from Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ which can be used by GCSE students and KS3 students alike.