GCSE English Language Paper 1 Section A Structure lessons

GCSE English Language Paper 1 Section A Structure lessons

A series of five lessons, focusing on structure of texts. The unit covers extracts from '1984', 'Dracula', 'I'm the King of the Castle' and AQA sample materials on 'Brighton Rock'. There are example responses, mark schemes, a range of key vocabulary and annotated exemplar to use with your students. All texts should be attached.
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GCSE English Literature 9-1: Comparing Love and Relationships Poetry

GCSE English Literature 9-1: Comparing Love and Relationships Poetry

A lesson designed to encourage students to think independently about making connections in the anthology poetry, whilst trying to incorporate the Assessment Objectives into their planning. Can be used as a generic tool to approach comparisons. This is approximately 2-3 hours of lesson time as the presentation includes a peer and self assessment opportunity.
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GCSE English Language: An Introduction to Paper 1 writing tasks

GCSE English Language: An Introduction to Paper 1 writing tasks

A range of lessons, with resources, to teach descriptive and narrative writing to GCSE students. The presentation includes lessons on: Describing people and places Show not Tell Narrative arcs and structures Creating characters Developing vocabulary Exploding minor details Openings Endings Planning a response All lessons have been successfully taught with a Year 10 higher-ability class.
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Revision mat for GCSE English Language Paper 1 evaluation response

Revision mat for GCSE English Language Paper 1 evaluation response

Designed to support GCSE students with approaching the evaluation question on Paper 1 English Language. The mat includes top tips, a range of appropriate vocabulary and a clear explanation of the question for students. Works alongside the Language and Structure learning mat - possibly best copied back to back.
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Autobiography unit of work

Autobiography unit of work

A huge presentation of fully planned lessons, including a final writing assessment, this unit of work uses the learning cycle: Connect, New Information, Activity, Demonstrate and Review. Approximately 6 weeks of lessons. A range of tasks including: what is an autobiography? what is a biography? analysing extracts verb tenses language analysis structural analysis creating a 'voice' exploding images analysing front covers creating autobiography covers analysing and writing blurbs use of humour and anecdote researching myself exploring web pages writing about myself Designed for Y7 but useful across KS3 to develop analysis of non-fiction.
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GCSE English Language Revision Mats

GCSE English Language Revision Mats

Three revision mats, covering the challenges of the new GCSE English Language papers: language and structure analysis; evaluation of writers' methods; writers' perspectives and attitudes. The mats can be used in lessons or to prompt homework, as well as traditional sources of information for revision. Also useful to teachers and tutors of this subject, to help develop understanding of the exam requirements.
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GCSE English Literature Paper 2 revision mat

GCSE English Literature Paper 2 revision mat

Designed for Year 11 students, following the mock examinations. The revision mat offers top tips for the exam and explains clearly what is expected of students, from responding to texts and poetry to using comparative vocabulary.
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Introduction to GCSE English

Introduction to GCSE English

8 lesson unit of work, exploring a range of non-fiction texts and linking the new assessment objectives for AQA English Language. Suitable for Y9-10 students. Range of tasks included. The texts required are in a separate booklet with this resource.
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English Language 9-1: Paper 2 Section A practice exam and mark scheme

English Language 9-1: Paper 2 Section A practice exam and mark scheme

Prepared for GCSE students as practice for the new GCSE examinations, this exam contains a modern article and 19th century extract on the topic of tea and coffee. There is a full exam for students and a mark scheme for teachers, complete with indicative responses. Useful for tackling older texts and making links between writers' perspectives.
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GCSE English Literature Paper 1 revision mat

GCSE English Literature Paper 1 revision mat

Designed for Year 11 students to revise the key areas of the Shakespeare and 19th century text. The mat includes key specialist vocabulary and top tips to help approach the extracts and extended responses.
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Inference and deduction lesson: key GCSE skills.

Inference and deduction lesson: key GCSE skills.

Originally designed for use with Y9 students, this lesson focuses on developing an understanding of the writer's viewpoint and perspective, exploring the effects of language and structure in a text. A good introduction to core GCSE skills for KS3 students or editable to work with new GCSE specifications, this lesson includes an example response and peer assessment opportunity.
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Lord of the Flies unit of work - compatible with new specification

Lord of the Flies unit of work - compatible with new specification

A series of 25 GCSE English and English Literature tasks, ranging from exam-style writing to speaking and listening, this unit of work covers the novel in a varied and engaging way. Students are encouraged to complete the tasks and self or peer assess, using the new specification mark schemes. There is a jigsaw classroom task with student worksheet, as well as home learning opportunities. For anyone planning to teach Lord of the Flies, this would be a solid foundation for your students.
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The Power of Persuasion: Speech writing

The Power of Persuasion: Speech writing

Designed to work alongside the new A Level specification for AQA, this unit of work focuses on how speeches are created and encourages students to write their own piece, with supporting commentary.
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