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English teacher in a GCSE and A Level only school - am currently an AQA examiner and use my knowledge of the mark schemes and moderation to put together well structured and differentiated lessons. Mainly lessons follow the AQA curriculum for English Language paper 1 and paper 2.

English teacher in a GCSE and A Level only school - am currently an AQA examiner and use my knowledge of the mark schemes and moderation to put together well structured and differentiated lessons. Mainly lessons follow the AQA curriculum for English Language paper 1 and paper 2.
30+ MOCK LANGUAGE AQA Qs - Heroes and Villains Extracts from Harry Potter, LOTRings, James Bond
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30+ MOCK LANGUAGE AQA Qs - Heroes and Villains Extracts from Harry Potter, LOTRings, James Bond

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A word document with 20 practise language questions from both paper 1 and paper 2 for AQA. Includes extracts from The Jungle Book, Harry Potter x2, Oliver Twist, Lord of the Rings, James Bond, Sherlock Holmes, King Arthur, Lady of Shallott. Each extract has at least one, if not two, language questions to be answered on it. Could be used to create lessons around or just printed for students for intervention or revision! Also includes a creative writing question based around each text - 10 in total! Great extracts for interesting males in particular!
AQALANGUAGE PAPER 2 SECTION B: discursive essay lesson
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AQALANGUAGE PAPER 2 SECTION B: discursive essay lesson

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Lesson introducing students to the format and process of crafting the dreaded discursive essay for Section B of AQA Paper 2. Introduces students to the style, how to plan for it, includes model responses as well as a mock question with writing up page with success criteria and help boxes.
AQA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Q2: FUN COMPETITION WITH I AM MALALA EXTRACT
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AQA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE Q2: FUN COMPETITION WITH I AM MALALA EXTRACT

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This resource uses a competition format and mini-whiteboards to try and teach students about the requirements of the language question (How does the writer use language?) Students use mini-whiteboards to analyse the methods, techniques and effects of lexical choices in small quotations from the text. Students have 5 mins and then compare their response to my annotated quotation. Designed to move students away from feature spotting techniques and linking everything back to effects on readers. Includes a full question slide with model response, success criteria and helping hand box.
AQA PAPER 1 GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Q3 STRUCTURE
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AQA PAPER 1 GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Q3 STRUCTURE

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Full lesson dealing with the extract 'Bring up the Bodies' by Hilary Mantel from the AQA Resource Pack. Contains full 'jigsaw activity' designed to aid students in visualising how a text is piece together as well as structured writing up tasks. Full challenge boxes, support and success criteria. Aimed at Grade 5+
AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 PREP: GOTHIC PACK OF LESSONS - TOP ABILITY
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AQA LANGUAGE PAPER 1 PREP: GOTHIC PACK OF LESSONS - TOP ABILITY

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Designed to be used either as an introduction to, or revision for, the AQA Paper 1 Language. It uses an extract from Chapter 3 of Dracula by Bram Stoker so as to introduce students to the Pre-20th Century Fiction. 28 slide pack: includes titles, entry tasks, success criteria and learning objectives slide at the start of every lesson. Introduces students to a range of skills including learning difficult subject terminology, grids to help analyse language, practise questions for language, structure and evaluation as well as a creative writing task. Each practise question includes a slide containing models, differentiated success criteria and helping hand boxes. Aimed at top ability Year 9/10 or all Year 11 students.
AQA LANGUAGE JUNGLE BOOK EXTRACT Q2 and SECTION B Mid-low ability
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AQA LANGUAGE JUNGLE BOOK EXTRACT Q2 and SECTION B Mid-low ability

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THREE LESSONS IN TOTAL! A lesson aimed at introducing the skills of 19th Century extract analysis, language question and evaluation question to a group of year 9 students or to a mid-low ability GCSE set. Lesson uses an extract from The Jungle Book. One whole lesson on the language question exploring C.W.A and connotations of certain words as well as models of how to write a PETE paragraph. Moves onto a practise language question about the character of Raksha. Next lesson looks at how to write a newspaper article about the events that happened between Shere Khan and Mowgli. Next lesson looks at writing a speech from Shere Khan to the crowd of animals at the watering hole. Includes models, planning and writing up page with success criteria, suggested words and techniques to manipulate.
FINAL LESSON REVISION INSPECTOR CALLS AQA
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FINAL LESSON REVISION INSPECTOR CALLS AQA

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A really comprehensive set of revision materials for final revision sessions with Year 11 before their exam. 20 slides using games to help students revise as well as talking through the exam and how long to spend on the question, its rubric etc. Also contains 40 colour coded and useful quotations for students. First task gives students, in groups, a pack of quotations and asks them to sort it into themes. They must then disregard all but one quote per theme. Then they must disregard all but 6 most useful quotations and they can essentially ‘pre-plan’ their analysis on these. Designed to get students to understand that they cannot know everything and to be clever with it!! Second game uses a ‘taboo’ format to get students to guess themes using only quotations. Third game is ‘Say what you see’ context using images and clipart - students must guess the context and then tell you everything they know about that on their whiteboards. Includes answers and detailed context. Includes a question at the end on hopes for the future.
AQA LITERATURE: POETRY POWER AND CONFLICT - MY LAST DUCHESS
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AQA LITERATURE: POETRY POWER AND CONFLICT - MY LAST DUCHESS

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Resource includes: a Language Crossover Summary Question comparing the differences between the factual context and the presentation in the poem, full colour coded question prompts designed to help students create their own annotations to the poem and essay question response task with differentiated success criteria, helping hand boxes and prompts.
AQA LITERATURE POWER AND CONFLICT - EXPOSURE
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AQA LITERATURE POWER AND CONFLICT - EXPOSURE

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Includes relevant context linking to the poem ‘Exposure’ as well as colour coded annotations designed to guide students through creating their own detailed annotated notes. Also includes a mock question with success criteria for both grade 5 and grade 8 with helping hand boxes for differentiation
Detailed Context and Theme Revision for AQA Shakespeare: Macbeth
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Detailed Context and Theme Revision for AQA Shakespeare: Macbeth

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A detailed resource of 15 slides designed to help GCSE students revise Macbeth. Includes a game of ‘taboo’ with themes as well as detailed contextual revision and information. Students are shown images relating to context and must, on whiteboards, tell you everything they know. Includes information slide for you or to print out for students. Also includes slide looking at symbolism in the play with quotations demonstrating symbols. Also includes two essays to be done: one on nature and the unnatural, another on damnation and guilt in the porter scene. Includes a detailed analysis and essay plan for both these questions that can be shared with students as exemplars or used as indicative content. Will take at least two lessons.
AQA THREE LESSONS LANGUAGE REVISION: COMPARISON, LANGUAGE AND EVALUATION
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AQA THREE LESSONS LANGUAGE REVISION: COMPARISON, LANGUAGE AND EVALUATION

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This small scheme guides students through crafting a clear response to the comparison question, with a focus on viewpoints. It uses ‘The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano’ and a Guardian article on slavery as the two sources. Provides step by step teaching of comparison and language question including models, differentiated grids and ‘writing up’ page with success criteria. Also provides extra evaluation question that can be done as homework. Three lessons = Teaching the comparison Q and planning, teaching the language Q and planning with two timed responses to both questions.
FUN INTRODUCTION TO PAPER 2 WRITING FORMAT
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FUN INTRODUCTION TO PAPER 2 WRITING FORMAT

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A lesson designed to help pupils struggling with writing in appropriate register, format and style for paper 2. Uses ‘silly’ and fun contentious issues such as ‘wearing socks with sandals,’ ‘the banning of crocs’ and ‘eating smelly crisps on public transport’ to help students write from a viewpoint and construct an argument. Includes starter, explanation, task and writing slide with success criteria, impressive vocab to use and model responses.