a range of ideas and information, with links made between Othello and other plays for AO4. Lots of hints on exam preparation and 6 different exam style extracts with quick exercises to hone technique. Model paragraph also provided and highlights to support in finding key quotations and analysing them.
A detailed power point for AQA A level English Literature comparison of Handmaid with Streetcar. This is designed as a revision resource for students to make links between the texts in preparation for a comparative essay. This resource can stand alone for students to use for personal revision, or can be used by teachers to guide students through thematic links. theres some contextual information as well as an essay planning model, some exemplar opening sentences and some potential timed essay titles.
A DETAILED POWER POINT, CAN BE USED FOR REVISION, TO MAKE REVISION CARDS OR FOR A SERIES OF REVISION LESSONS LINKING KEY THEMES IN THE NOVEL WITH THE PRE-1900 POEMS FROM THE AQA ANTHOLOGY (plus The Passionate Shepherd).
CLEAR OUTLINE OF CONTEXTUAL COMPARISONS AND CONTRASTS. SOME LINKS TO CRITICAL OPINION AND RESEARCH. SOME CONSIDERATION OF FORM AND STRUCTURE.
THIS IS A STUDENT FRIENDLY RESOURCE THAT CAN STAND ALONE FOR COVER OR INDEPENDENT REVISION
Resource to support students in comparing these texts. Can be used independently or with a teacher. Lots of essay suggestions, a planning model and links between texts thematically and by form. Contextual notes on Atwood also included.
an overview of Burns' poem Ae Fond Kiss, with a careful look at the use of vernacular and links with AO3. Key questions for analysing aspects of language and structure and suggestions for possible timed essay questions
a lesson on effective planning and strategies for success in addressing the AOs in Othello, planning in general, learning key quotations and a methodical approach to rubric and essay writing in timed conditions.
A self standing quiz, takes about 40 minutes, could be ideal for a cover lesson as it involves self assessment and the possibility of a useful and worthwhile lesson with no teacher input whatsoever. Possibly more useful if students are given the A4 Literary Terminology Sheets for revision a week before!
A great resource for context with some introductory notes on how to respond to Assessment Objectives, two clear homeworks linked to AOs and some Language, Form and Structure ideas. Would link really well with Flip Classroom ideology as tasks can be completed before lessons and thus inform more meaningful discussion of text
a way for students to analyse Iago's growing influence on Othello in Act 3 Scene 3 of the play with a close look at language, structure and form. Key dramatic vocabulary used and potential exam style question at the end of the power point. Self contained lesson leading to possible timed essay task
A scheme of work and student worksheets covering a broad range of topics and assessments. Allows students to use historical knowledge to critically analyse the presentation of the characters in the book. Opportunities for debate, comprehension and writing.
Looking closely at the scary stories genre, the genre worksheet is designed to work with the story Winter Pruning by Chris Priestley from the short story anthology Uncle Montague´s Tales of Terror. The other two sheets are generic genre or horror or scary story worksheets. For the characteristics sheet, I viewed lots of youtube clips of genres and looked at book covers to get the students to fill in the characteristics.