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Teacher based in Northern Ireland, working mostly with the CCEA specification. Offer a range of resources for KS3-KS5 English Language and Literature.

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Teacher based in Northern Ireland, working mostly with the CCEA specification. Offer a range of resources for KS3-KS5 English Language and Literature.
CCEA Personal and Creative Writing Sample Questions
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CCEA Personal and Creative Writing Sample Questions

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CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPER 2 SECTION A: PERSONAL OR CREATIVE WRITING A collection of CCEA based English Language GCSE questions, made in the style of the CCEA Sample Assessment Materials ‘Past Paper Question.’ There are 7 Personal Writing and 7 Creative Writing options here. Personal is a stimulus question and creative is a royalty free image from: [link] (https://www.pexels.com/) I plan on using these as mocks/trackers/summer/winter exams in the future, and simply use the CCEA Assessment matrix to mark it!
King Lear
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King Lear

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A collection of notes and worksheets for A Level teaching of King Lear
Analysis of Paul Maddern's Efface
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Analysis of Paul Maddern's Efface

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Teaching Notes / an annotated copy of Paul Maddern's Efface. For use with the CCEA GCSE English Literature Specification - September 2017. From the Identity Anthology. I hope you find this useful!
Reading to Access Media Texts - Mark Schemes for sample mocks
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Reading to Access Media Texts - Mark Schemes for sample mocks

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Hi all, Here is a compilation of some mark schemes made for sample Media Text Mocks I also compiled a while back. I’ve included the mocks just in case you can’t locate them on my shop. Hopefully this makes marking easier - it also is a good basis for creating sample PEE chains with the students. I use it with the sample matrix that CCEA provided in the SAM document.
CCEA GCSE September 2017 Specification: Reading to access Media Texts
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CCEA GCSE September 2017 Specification: Reading to access Media Texts

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Hi all, This is a lesson taken from the CCEA SAM that guides students through an analysis of the language and presentational features of the Titanic Wedding Brochure. I have then sourced materials from: Alton Towers, The Galgorm Spa and Resort, The Royal Hospital and Childline, with similar questions to ensure that students can practise answering the new style questions in preparation for the exam. Hope it helps
CCEA: Identity Poems Teacher Resource Pack
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CCEA: Identity Poems Teacher Resource Pack

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A teacher resource pack for those teaching CCEA GCSE English Literature Poetry: Identity. Hopefully you find this helpful. It has been set up to print to A3 but I am sure this could be changed.
Frost and Heaney 'Self Discovery' Colour Coded Paragraphs
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Frost and Heaney 'Self Discovery' Colour Coded Paragraphs

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A sample introduction and paragraph on Form/Structure for the CCEA AS Level Study of Poetry 1900-Present unit. This looks at Heaney's 'Personal Helicon' and Frost's 'Birches' and examines the theme of self discovery. Note: this is NOT a full essay, merely a starting point. I have given this to my students then asked them to finish the essay, looking at Imagery and Language, Tone and Theme. Hope you find this useful!
Robert Frost 'Gathering Leaves' Analysis
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Robert Frost 'Gathering Leaves' Analysis

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The following resource is a PowerPoint my A Level students have made that analyses Robert Frost's 'Gathering Leaves' I use it for the CCEA specification: The Study of Poetry 1900-Present and it contains notes on: language and imagery, rhyme, rhythm, structure, tone, speaker, analysis of title, context etc. Hopefully you find this useful. Thanks *NOTE: When I upload more analytical videos/presentations I will be compiling them into a Bundle so it is cheaper for you to purchase!
Poetic Terms Worksheet
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Poetic Terms Worksheet

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Two variations of a poetic terms worksheet to help students with poetry. (Low ability and higher ability class) Students read the description and try to match the definition to the correct poetic term.
Reading to access media texts: Fortnite Analysis
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Reading to access media texts: Fortnite Analysis

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A resource designed for the CCEA GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE exam for Paper 1 Section B: Reading to Access Media Texts. This activity focuses on students analysing the presentational devices used on the poster for Fortnite with the aim to preparing them to answer Task 5. Used with a low ability group.
Skellig
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Skellig

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A compilation of worksheets (some of which are taken from various sources on the internet, fellow TES users, workbooks etc.) and a guided PowerPoint with clear learning intentions. Two options for assessment at the end. I use this for middle/low ability Y9 classes
Multimodal Resources
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Multimodal Resources

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A collection of some CCEA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Section B: Multimodal Texts resources.
Seamus Heaney and Robert Frost - The Creative Process
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Seamus Heaney and Robert Frost - The Creative Process

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GCE AS Level CCEA: The Study of Poetry 1900-Present: Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney. Here is a brief and simple essay plan to get students started for the theme of 'The Creative Process' - examining The Peninsula and Mowing. Hope this helps. :)