AQA GCSE NEW SPEC - Lang, thought and comm - Exam technique/revision lesson

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC - Lang, thought and comm - Exam technique/revision lesson

Content spanning two lessons that guide students through the process of informed revision and strategies to avoid losing silly marks in exams. The powerpoint and resources walks students through the process of revision from using the specification to identify areas of strengths and areas for development, production of revision resources, strategies to understand and address the question and a large number of exam style questions to apply their knowledge to.
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Revision advice booklet

Revision advice booklet

A booklet aimed at Y11 but appropriate to students in any key stage that discusses what makes effective revision and why. (I have also used this with Y12 and Y13) Students are guided through a process of organising and prioritising their subjects/topics before they are introduced to the strategies that are most effective methods of revision and why (research supported) It ends with a copy of the GCSE Edexcel Psychology specification for students to use to RAG rate and create their priority list. This could quite easily be adapted for any specification of any subject.
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GCSE NEW SPEC AQA Psych - Lang,thought and comm - Piaget's theory of language

GCSE NEW SPEC AQA Psych - Lang,thought and comm - Piaget's theory of language

One lessons worth of content covering content required to outline and evaluate Piaget’s theory at GCSE level. Starter activity encourages students to explore teleological arguments and to consider whether language dictates thought or vice versa. Includes independent reading and comprehension of AO1 task, whiteboard assessment check and mix and match evaluation activity.
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AQA NEW SPEC PSYCH - Language, thought and communication WHOLE BUNDLE

AQA NEW SPEC PSYCH - Language, thought and communication WHOLE BUNDLE

BUY THIS WHOLE BUNDLE AND SAVE 48%! Bundle includes approximately 15 lessons worth of content covering the whole of the language, thought and communication specification for the new AQA GCSE Psychology qualification. Each lesson includes a variety of activities, the majority of which are differentiated and regularly assesses AO1, 2 and 3 through a combination of AfL and summative assessment. Appropriate video clips are used throughout to contextualise and consolidate learning whilst engaging starter activities encourage students to think analytically and hypothetically about relevant content.
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AQA NEW SPEC GCSE Psychology - Lang, thought and communication - Yuki's study

AQA NEW SPEC GCSE Psychology - Lang, thought and communication - Yuki's study

OBSERVATION READY LESSON. This lesson looks into the Yuki’s study of emoticon’s and includes a variety of differentiated activities to develop student’s AO1, 2 and 3 skills. This lesson was observed by SLT and very positive feedback received. Activities include: practical emoticon judgement task, fill in the gap activity, built in questions throughout, AO2 application question plus modelled answer, differentiated AO3 activity with 4 differentiated options, a variety of stretch and challenge activities embedded and highlighted throughout.
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AQA NEW SPEC GCSE Psychology - Lang, thought and comm - Darwin's evolutionary theory of NVC

AQA NEW SPEC GCSE Psychology - Lang, thought and comm - Darwin's evolutionary theory of NVC

Lesson covering Darwin’s theory of non-verbal behaviour. Students found this lesson very accessible with assessments showing a good understanding of Darwin’s theory. Activities include fill in the gap AO1 activity, whiteboard knowledge checks, AO2 application question with guidance on structure and content to include and activity prompting students to write three PEE evaluation paragraphs based on relevant videos.
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AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought and communication - Non-verbal communication: Personal space

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought and communication - Non-verbal communication: Personal space

Powerpoint and resources covering the personal space content of the new AQA GCSE specification across two lessons. The lesson includes opportunities for independent and collaborative learning with regular assessment of knowledge and links to exam style questions, including application questions and extended writing responses to assess AO1, AO2 and AO3 skills. Activities are differentiated throughout the lesson.
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AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought and communication - Nonverbal communication: Body language

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought and communication - Nonverbal communication: Body language

Two lessons work of content covering the body language section of the new GCSE specification. Powerpoint includes activities to develop AO1, AO2 and AO3 skills including analysis of visual and written scenarios, differentiated evaluation and an independent approach to AO1 knowledge. Students are then given a creative literacy based task encouraging them to further apply their knowledge.
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AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought & communication - Non-verbal communication: Eye contact

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought & communication - Non-verbal communication: Eye contact

This lesson covers the function of eye contact as a feature of non-verbal communication. It includes a practical starter and second practical activity (mini experiment), a description of each function of eye contact with supporting videos to consolidate and the evaluation of the usefulness of research into eye contact through a matching activity. There is an exam focus towards the beginning of the lesson, breaking down exam questions and analysing responses as well as an exam/assessment driven differentiated plenary complete the structure strips for support.
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AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych -  Language, thought & communication - Intro & animal vs human communication

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Language, thought & communication - Intro & animal vs human communication

TWO LESSONS! I taught this as lesson 1 and 2 of the language scheme of work. It gives students a good insight into the difference between communication and language as well as the functions of animal communication and how that differs to human communication. Activities include a practical starter, carousel activity, whiteboard plenaries, drawing venn diagrams and reference to exam style questions through a differentiated plenary.
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AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought and communication - Nonverbal communication bundle

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC Psych - Lang, thought and communication - Nonverbal communication bundle

61% SAVING!!! UP TO 10 LESSONS WORTH OF CONTENT (some content spans more than one lesson) Bundle includes lessons and worksheets and assessment material into: Introduction to communication, difference between animal and human communciation Difference between verbal and non-verbal communication Body language Eye contact Personal space Yuki's key study Darwin's evolutionary Theory Exam technique lesson focusing on nature-nurture debate. Generally, this lessons include opportunities for independent and collaborative work, the inclusion of videos to contextualise content, a strong focus on exam technique and exam style questioning, the development of AO1, AO2 and AO3 skills, differentiation of key activities and regular assessment opportunities.
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AQA A LEVEL NEW SPEC Psychology - Gender - Androgyny and BSRI

AQA A LEVEL NEW SPEC Psychology - Gender - Androgyny and BSRI

Two lessons worth of content covering the androgyny and Bem sex role inventory including AO1 and AO2 of each. Lesson includes a mini practical starter (carrying out BSRI), minimal note taking, supporting videos (Karen Brady - Apprentice) to support concept of androgyny, research support for students to counter argue against, evaluation activity in order to develop students elaboration of AO3 points and reference to exam style questions including the mark scheme.
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AQA A LEVEL NEW SPEC Psychology - Gender - Sex role stereotypes

AQA A LEVEL NEW SPEC Psychology - Gender - Sex role stereotypes

Introduction to gender lesson covering the difference between sex and gender and sex role stereotypes. Activities include engaging and interesting starter to encourage children to challenge their own gender stereotype, discussion of equality in the media, sports and health care with reference to supporting research. Mini whiteboard plenary to assess knowledge.
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AQA New Spec A Level - Approaches - Psychodynamic approach including idographic and nomothetic

AQA New Spec A Level - Approaches - Psychodynamic approach including idographic and nomothetic

Three lessons worth of content covering the main assumptions and evaluation of the psychodynamic approach. Lessons cover all content required by the spec including: conscious and unconscious mind, tripartite theory of personality, defence mechanisms and the psychosexual stages. (includes additional worksheet that could be given as revision). A variety of activities are included including a fun practical starter, fill in the gaps, mix and match activities, whiteboard plenaries, homework activity, relatable videos to support key assumptions, scenarios to encourage students to develop their AO2 skills and some practice at writing short exam style questions (complete with model answer).
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AQA GCSE New Spec Perception - Intervention booklet

AQA GCSE New Spec Perception - Intervention booklet

This pack was designed to give to students as an intervention tool to be used at home, during form time, during detention etc. in order to improve their knowledge of the perception topic of the new specification. It includes all content named in the specification with student activities built in throughout and 'literacy boost' pointer to aid their understanding of key terms.
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AQA GCSE Psychology (NEW SPEC) - Perception exam style questions (factors, illusions and key studies

AQA GCSE Psychology (NEW SPEC) - Perception exam style questions (factors, illusions and key studies

Resource includes exam style questions ranging from 1 mark 'identify' questions to 9 mark 'describe and evaluate' essays including associated mark schemes. Please note these mark schemes are not generated by AQA but were produced by myself as a result of hours of research looking at specimen papers and mark schemes relating to the new specification. This has involved my interpretation of mark schemes for questions that do not appear on the specimen paper on their website.
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AQA A Level Approaches - Biological approach (including determinism)

AQA A Level Approaches - Biological approach (including determinism)

Two, potentially three lessons covering the main assumptions of the biological approach and evaluation of it. Content includes: genotype, phenotype, twin studies and concordance rates, neurochemical, neuroanatomical, central nervous system, evolution. In addition, the AO1 and AO3 of determinism is included Activities include note taking, exam style questions with mark scheme and model answer, mini whiteboard plenaries and building evaluation paragraphs.
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