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I'm a Head of English who has produced outstanding results throughout my career. I specialise in helping students achieve the very best marks in exams throughout their time in school. The resources provided are designed to engage, intrigue students but ultimately help students achieve the very best results- enjoy!

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I'm a Head of English who has produced outstanding results throughout my career. I specialise in helping students achieve the very best marks in exams throughout their time in school. The resources provided are designed to engage, intrigue students but ultimately help students achieve the very best results- enjoy!
AQA Lit: Full mark analysis revision notes

AQA Lit: Full mark analysis revision notes

This is everything every teacher and student across the land will want in their lives. After hours (and hours) of work, this guide is aimed at providing students with the minimum they need to know in order to achieve full marks in their Literature exams. This weighty document provides full mark analysis points (context, form, structure and language) for the following texts: - Macbeth - An Inspector Calls - Animal Farm - A Christmas Carol - AQA Power and Conflict poetry section This superb resource also includes: - Basic plot outline - Full mark exemplar responses - Practice exam questions - The planning and answering method for each question Published as a word document to enable you to further edit if you wish, this resource really does have the kind of analysis your students need in order to allow you to spend time simply planning, writing and assessing Exam practice. Why spend hours doing something similar when it has already been done for you? You're welcome!
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New AQA GCSE language Revision Guide

New AQA GCSE language Revision Guide

It's Finally here! A complete AQA GCSE language revision guide. This hefty and comprehensive revision guide can be edited to seem as if your department has spent hours creating the following: - Advice on how to revise - Outline of the exams - Methods for each question over the two papers - Full mark exemplar responses. - Simplified mark schemes All you will need to do is add past exam papers in the relevant places. At such a crucial time, can you afford not to offer this to the students? Enjoy!
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AQA Lang Paper 1 Reading Q revision

AQA Lang Paper 1 Reading Q revision

Here is a lesson which should prove useful. This covers all four reading questions for the AQA language paper 1, including method and example answers. There is also suggestions as to what should be the next steps for your students (and you) as a teacher to ensure pupils are ready for the exams. Enjoy
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BITSP: Maria diary entry task

BITSP: Maria diary entry task

Complete with example and detailed outline of the task, this activity will ask students to review the novel from the perspective of the character Maria. A lovely creative task which allows students to revise key plot aspects.
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BITSP comparison lesson

BITSP comparison lesson

Using Jane Eyre as a comparison, students are asked to compare The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas to this classic novel using a comparison chart and finally the example to help support their writing.
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Heroes: Essay Structure and Examples

Heroes: Essay Structure and Examples

Using Robert Cormier’s excellent “Heroes” this power point remind students of the components of an essay structure they require as well as three examples (grade 2/3, grade 6 and grade 9). Why waste time when it’s already been done for you.
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Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Poetry Analysis Cheat Sheet

Getting bored of reminding students of the generic poetry analysis they can include in their anthology and unseen work? This helpful sheet indicates most of the form and structure analysis students will need to secure the very highest grade. It can also be edited to suit the needs of your learners. Enjoy
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Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Persuasive Writing Analysis using Henry V

Here is a lesson plan and resource you will truly enjoy using. Based on Henry V as the main task (“once more…”) this lesson will help students analyse how writer’s are able to persuade their listeners. Feel free to adapt to suit the needs of your students. Enjoy
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AQA GCSE Literature revision resources

AQA GCSE Literature revision resources

Located in this incredible bundle you will find multiple full mark examples, multiple exam questions for ACC, An Inpector Calls and Macbeth, there are also links and lessons which you 'll also find extremely useful. Enjoy
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Macbeth Revision  Resources

Macbeth Revision Resources

A huge collection of revision resources to help your students in their quest for 1-9. I lost count of the amount of exam revision resources included. This bundle includes questions, lessons, quizzes, full mark examples and a variety of other resources which will prove extremely useful. Enjoy
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AQA Paper 1: Pub Quiz revision lesson

AQA Paper 1: Pub Quiz revision lesson

Revision lessons getting formulaic and tired? Try this revision lesson to liven things up a bit. All required resources are attached with the focus being “Macbeth” and “A Christmas Carol” . With multiple rounds to test their knowledge and skills, your sure to have a lesson which you’ll all enjoy. You’re Welcome!
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Macbeth and A Christmas Carol: Pub Quiz

Macbeth and A Christmas Carol: Pub Quiz

Looking for an interesting way to help your students revise plot, context, evidence and analysis? Well look no further! This pub quiz style activity contains the following rounds: Plot recall Complete the quotes Context recall ‘Just a Minute’ theme and character revision I’ve used this plenty of times in the past and it’s always been an enjoyable and engaging lesson. Enjoy!
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Perfect mark examples: Descriptive and Narrative pieces

Perfect mark examples: Descriptive and Narrative pieces

Looking for perfect mark exam responses to the fiction writing aspects of your GCSEs? Then look no further. With a myriad of examples, you will save plenty of time for yourself by downloading these carefully crafted resources. Great for AFL, stimulus for a lesson or simply used as a way to engage students in further reading to develop their understanding, this resources is one you’ll be happy you have. In addition, I have also linked in the two revision videos I have created to which explores in detail two of the texts in this pack. Enjoy!
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