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

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

45% SAVING!!! Bundle includes lessons and worksheets and assessment material into: Difference between verbal and non-verbal communication Body language Eye contact Personal space 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 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 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 A Level Psychology Approaches - Behaviourist approach (including reductionism)

AQA A Level Psychology Approaches - Behaviourist approach (including reductionism)

Two to three lessons covering behavioural assumptions and the evaluation of them. Content includes main assumptions of behaviourism, classical conditioning and operant conditioning, Skinner and Pavlov's research as well as AO1 and AO3 of reductionism as a key debate. Activities include gap fills, mini whiteboard questioning, building evaluation paragraphs. Additional Pavlov's dog worksheet included.
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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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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 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 New Spec Psychology Gibson's theory of perception AFL essay response

AQA GCSE New Spec Psychology Gibson's theory of perception AFL essay response

Two student responses to the question "Outline and evaluate Gibson's direct theory of perception (9 marks)" with a simplified mark scheme for students to use. The "suggested content" section of the mark scheme is blank for students to use their notes to complete. Worked well as a pre-assessment lesson to introduce essay skills.
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AQA GCSE New Spec Psychology Perception - Theories of perception revision lesson

AQA GCSE New Spec Psychology Perception - Theories of perception revision lesson

The lesson covers theories of perception from a revision perspective. Whiteboards are used to initially check student understanding of the theories before they are given a learning mat with all the information they need to answer an essay question on each theory. Students work their way around the room, questioning each other on the information on the learning mat before choosing from a set of differentiated activities ranging from mild to extra hot with the main aim of answering, in some capacity the essay "Outline and evaluate Gregory's constructivist theory of perception".
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AQA A Level (NEW SPEC) Wundt and Origins of Psychology

AQA A Level (NEW SPEC) Wundt and Origins of Psychology

Whole lesson (power point and activity worksheet) exploring the contribution of Wundt to the development of Psychology and Psychology as a science. Lesson includes outline and evaluation of both Wundt and Psychology as a Science as well as exam practice, model answers and reference to exam mark schemes.
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AQA GCSE New Spec - Perception WHOLE TOPIC BUNDLE

AQA GCSE New Spec - Perception WHOLE TOPIC BUNDLE

43% SAVING!!! £26.30 WORTH OF CONTENT FOR £15.00! Over 20 hours of lesson content including interactive activities, regular assessment and progress checks, videos to contextualise knowledge and a whole topic intervention pack for those falling behind or with attendance concerns. Resources covering the following sections of the specification: Sensation and perception Depth cues Gibson's theory Gregory's theory Factors affecting perception (student led activity booklet) Revision lesson Intervention booklet (or homework/revision booklet) Exam style questions
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology - Gregory's theory of illusions

GCSE Edexcel Psychology - Gregory's theory of illusions

Lesson covering Gregory's theory of illusions and applying knowledge to Ponzo and Hering illusions. Lesson includes differentiated application of knowledge to relevant exam questions and helpful and handy hints on how to remember Gregory's theory. Includes whole class live writing activity with model answers.
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