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Key Stage Four resources for GCSE English Literature; target grades 4 - 9 Key Stage Five resource for A-Level English Language & Literature

Key Stage Four resources for GCSE English Literature; target grades 4 - 9 Key Stage Five resource for A-Level English Language & Literature
Wuthering Heights Notes Booklet (Edexcel A-Level Eng Lang & Lit )
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Wuthering Heights Notes Booklet (Edexcel A-Level Eng Lang & Lit )

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This booklet is designed to provide A-Level students studying the Edexcel English Language & Literature course a structure to their note-taking whilst studying Wuthering Heights as an anchor text, in tandem with The Bloody Chamber. These texts form a pair under the ‘Encounters’ theme from Unit 2 Varieties in Language & Literature Section B (Prose Fiction & Other Genres). The booklet provides the following structure for students to record notes on: Character roles & status Chapter titles (their own) Chapter-by-Chapter tension graph Narrative timeline Chapter / Narrator / Key Theme table Chapter-by-Chapter key quotes Types of Encounter record Links to The Bloody Chamber tales Links to Context (The Gothic & Critical Theories) Links to Context (Producer - the time the text was written & published) Once completed, these notes will provide an independent revision resource individual to the student who completes it.
Jekyll & Hyde Revision - GCSE Eng. Lit.
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Jekyll & Hyde Revision - GCSE Eng. Lit.

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GCSE English Literature Paper 1 19th Century Novel. Year 10 & / or Year 11. The booklets are designed for students with a GCSE target grade of 4 - 5 or 5 or above who are studying the AQA course (8702). The learning objective is for students to record accurate and relevant notes, in order to create an accessible revision resource. The 26-page differentiated booklet can be used by students whilst they are reading the play or to summarise their notes as part of their revision process. This booklet allows students to record: the text’s plot (as a storyboard with captions; some illustrations have already been added & there is a summary of the plot developments to help students sketch their images) two key quotes per chapter (the quotes can also be labelled with the writer’s methods; their is a list of key quotes from each chapter for students to select from) a table to record the Gothic features of each chapter the key theme(s) for each chapter track the novel’s tension in the form of a tension graph (also this can be labelled with structural features) acrostic-style notes to summarise the presentation of the key characters & how the audience would respond a table to record important context comments, including notes on class & the Victorian Gentleman The other 19-page Revision booklet features less guided information & content to allow students to make more independent choices regarding the key events & the key quotes in each chapter. Alternatively, these booklets can be used for homework tasks. Once completed, these booklets will provide an independent revision resource individual to the student who completes it. The other resources are designed to act as a recap at the beginning of the following lesson after a chapter has been completed or as a method of revising key quotes closer to an assessment. Some of the resources available in the starter slides are designed in the style of Question 1 from either English Language Paper 1 or 2 from the GCSE AQA syllabus.
Romeo & Juliet - GCSE Eng. Lit. (AQA)
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Romeo & Juliet - GCSE Eng. Lit. (AQA)

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GCSE English Literature Paper 1 Shakespeare. Year 10 & / or Year 11. These booklets are designed for either students with a GCSE target grade of 4 - 5 (the differentiated booklet) or 5 & above who are studying the AQA course (8702). The learning objective is for students to record accurate and relevant notes, in order to create an accessible revision resource. The 40-page differentiated booklet can be used by students whilst they are reading the play or to summarise their notes as part of their revision process. This booklet allows students to record: A Character Family Tree Individual Act & Scene Titles An Individual Act & Scene Tension Graph Key Themes Word Cloud Individual Scene-by-Scene Storyboards (supported by summaries for each Act) Key Quote & Character Thought Bubbles (supported by a list of key quotes for each Act) Character Acrostic (to summarise how the key characters are presented during the play) A Context Summary Table (to help students to make the links between the play’s content & the audience’s response) The other 34-page Revision booklet features less guided information & content to allow students to make more independent choices regarding the key events & the key quotes in each Act. Alternatively, this booklet can be used for homework tasks. Once completed, these booklets will provide an independent revision resource individual to the student who completes it.
AQA Power & Conflict Poetry - GCSE Eng. Lit.
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AQA Power & Conflict Poetry - GCSE Eng. Lit.

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GCSE English Literature Paper 2 Poetry Anthology (the Power & Conflict cluster). Year 10 & / or Year 11. These booklets are designed for either students with a GCSE target grade of 4 - 5 (the differentiated booklet) or 5 & above who are studying the AQA course (8702). The learning objective is for students to record accurate and relevant notes, in order to create an accessible revision resource. These booklets can be used by students whilst they are reading the poems from this cluster or to summarise their notes as part of their revision process. The booklet allows students to record: each poem’s narrative (section-by-section or for each stanza); the differentiated material presents these notes as a cloze exercise. two key quotes per poem, with an accompanying image (the quotes can also be labelled with the writer’s methods); the differentiated material has key quotes already selected. the key theme(s) for each poem; the differentiated material presents these notes as a cloze exercise. important context comments; these ideas are recorded in an acrostic-style & can cover comments that relate to either the poet, the historical context or the reader’s response. The differentiated material presents these notes as a cloze exercise. Alternatively, these booklets can be used as homework tasks. The differentiated booklet features greater support for each poem in the form of cloze exercises. The additional booklet provides the suggested answers for this booklet.
The Sign of Four - GCSE Eng. Lit.
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The Sign of Four - GCSE Eng. Lit.

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GCSE English Literature Paper 1 19th Century Novel. Year 10 & / or Year 11. The booklet is designed for students with a GCSE target grade of 5 or above who are studying the AQA course (8702). The learning objective is for students to record accurate and relevant notes, in order to create an accessible revision resource. The booklet can be used by students whilst they are reading the novel or to summarise their notes as part of their revision process. The booklet allows students to record: the text’s plot (as a storyboard with captions) two key quotes per chapter (the quotes can also be labelled with the writer’s methods) the key theme(s) for each chapter track the novel’s tension in the form of a tension graph (also this can be labelled with structural features) acrostic-style notes to summarise the presentation of the key characters & how the audience would respond important context comments. Alternatively, this booklet can be used for homework tasks. Once completed, these booklets will provide an independent revision resource individual to the student who completes it.
An Inspector Calls - GCSE Eng. Lit.
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An Inspector Calls - GCSE Eng. Lit.

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GCSE English Literature Paper 2 Modern Text. Year 10 & / or Year 11. The booklet is designed for students with a GCSE target grade of 5 who are studying the AQA course (8702). The learning objective is for students to record accurate and relevant notes, in order to create an accessible revision resource. This resource is designed to be used in tandem with the Penguin Modern Classics edition of the play. The resource divides the play into ten different sections, with page references relevant to the Penguin edition. The booklet can be adapted for different editions of the play. The booklet can be used by students whilst they are reading the play or to summarise their notes as part of their revision process. The booklet allows students to record: the text’s plot (as a storyboard with captions) two key quotes per section (the quotes can also be labelled with the writer’s methods) the key theme(s) for each section create a title for each section track the play’s tension in the form of a tension graph (also this can be labelled with structural features) acrostic-style notes to summarise the presentation of the key characters & how the audience would respond important context comments. Once completed, this booklets will provide an independent revision resource individual to the student who completes it. The other resources are designed to support the teaching of the play using the Penguin Modern Classics edition. The resources include material that can be used as starters or for revision that cover either the whole text or individual sections of the play.
Animal Farm Revision - GCSE Eng. Lit.
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Animal Farm Revision - GCSE Eng. Lit.

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Animal Farm GCSE English Literature Paper 2 Modern Text. Year 10 & / or Year 11. The booklet is designed for students with a GCSE target grade of 5 or above who are studying the AQA course (8702). The learning objective is for students to record accurate and relevant notes, in order to create an accessible revision resource. The booklet can be used by students whilst they are reading the novel or to summarise their notes as part of their revision process. The booklet allows students to record: the text’s plot (as a storyboard with captions) two key quotes per chapter (the quotes can also be labelled with the writer’s methods) the key theme(s) for each chapter create a title for each chapter track the novel’s tension in the form of a tension graph (also this can be labelled with structural features) acrostic-style notes to summarise the presentation of the key characters & how the audience would respond important context comments. Alternatively, this booklet can be used for homework tasks. Once completed, these booklets will provide an independent revision resource individual to the student who completes it.
GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Sections A & B
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GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Sections A & B

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These resources are designed to help support students when studying for Sections A & B. Section A covers An Inspector Calls & includes a notes / revision booklet, alongside a host of plot & quote resources. Section B covers the Power & Conflict cluster from the AQA Poetry Anthology & includes a notes / revision booklet for target grade 4 - 5 students & target grade 5+
GCSE English Literature Papers 1 & 2 (AQA)
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GCSE English Literature Papers 1 & 2 (AQA)

6 Resources
These resources are designed to help students make notes on or revise the texts from Papers 1 & 2. They include booklets for notes / revision & resources that can be used when students return to the texts to revise for forthcoming exams.