A GCSE AQA Paper 2 lesson focusing on the article by Tim Dowling provided on the AQA website; the lesson focuses on structure in the article. Step by step the lesson: leads the students to locate and analyse structure; read and mark a model paragraph; write their own paragraph. There is an extra paragraph, on the end analysing the effect of the semantic field of war- could be used as homework or in lesson.
This lesson uses the 'Touching the Void' and 'Climbing Everest' extracts available on the AQA website and focuses on question 2/ comparison.
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Lesson gets students to quickly understand the message of 'London' and 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge'. Students are then given a point of comparison (title, theme, language) with quotations and prompt cards to allow them to compare. Model paragraph on powerpoint and students write a comparison paragraph as their exit pass. Lesson plan on first slide.
...spot language features in the extract
....consider typical features of a a spy novel resolution
...consider different structural techniques
...find shifting narrative focus
...read model paragraph on shifting narrative focus
...analyse own portion of extract with specific question
This lesson uses the '39 Steps' extract from the AQA website.
Advent calendar for your class. Each day has a clip from a Christmas film, Christmas song, puzzle, facts, colouring, etc. My class always look forward to opening their class calendar. Images are all hyperlinked to You Tube.
Lesson on 'Paddy Clarke' for AQA Paper 1 question 1 and 2. Lesson gets: students to link their own experiences with the boys; students to draw on their knowledge of language terms; models analysis of a quotation; gives an exemplar paragraph with mark scheme.
An excellent Christmas quiz to keep the students entertained for a lesson before the holidays. Includes 20 questions (anagrams, missing words, Christmas adverts etc) and two bonus rounds- (Scrabble and an Only Connect style wall).
KS3 Scheme of learning focusing on pre 20th century texts in preparation for new GCSEs. Lessons analyses some of the best know villains and monsters from literature. To be used with accompanying extract booklet and scheme of learning.