GCSE Unseen Poetry Lesson

GCSE Unseen Poetry Lesson

A lesson to prepare students for the unseen poetry aspect of AQA English Literature. This lesson includes a writing guide and self-assessment exercise.
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Analysis of Propaganda Posters

Analysis of Propaganda Posters

A lesson which accompanied the students' study of war poetry as propaganda. Students were asked to consider the purpose of a variety of propaganda posters form different points in history before writing an analysis of their impact and effects.
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The Handmaid's Tale Knowledge Organiser

The Handmaid's Tale Knowledge Organiser

A two-sided A4 knowledge organiser for A-Level students studying 'The Handmaid's Tale. It contains a bank of key information that relates to each of the AQA assessment objectives. My students have found it extremely useful as a quick reference point when constructing essay plans, particularly to ensure they are hitting all the assessment objectives. This was printed off and laminated.
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King Lear A-Level Knowledge Organiser

King Lear A-Level Knowledge Organiser

A two-sided King Lear A4 knowledge organiser for A-Level students, that contains a bank of key information that relates to each of the AQA assessment objectives. My students have found it extremely useful as a quick reference point when constructing essay plans, particularly to ensure they are hitting all the assessment objectives. On the preview it appears as though the boxes overlap; this is not the case on the actual download.
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AQA English Language Paper 1 Q.1-5 flip revision guide with exemplars

AQA English Language Paper 1 Q.1-5 flip revision guide with exemplars

A comprehensive revision guide that was printed, laminated and turned into mini flip revision guides that fitted into students' pockets. It includes a step-by-step guide on how to approach each question that is followed by an example response. This was distributed to all our Y.11 pupils who found it extremely useful.
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Analysis of Squealer's first speech in Animal Farm

Analysis of Squealer's first speech in Animal Farm

A lesson which supports students in developing their understanding of Squealer's speech before analysing it. It includes a writing guide and an exemplar paragraph for self/peer assessment. It was created for Y.9 but could easily be used for GCSE.
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Creative writing interesting openings

Creative writing interesting openings

A GCSE lesson which includes exemplars of openings to a creative writing piece that students need to rank, and then explain their rankings. Students then use what they learnt to construct their own openings.
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Animal Farm-Context

Animal Farm-Context

A lesson based on Animal Farm up to the end of chapter five. It culminates in students writing an analytical paragraph embedding relevant context. This lesson includes a writing frame and exemplar paragraphs.
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Macbeth quotation and key terms test with answers

Macbeth quotation and key terms test with answers

A test of Macbeth quotations and terms. Students need to fill in the missing key words, as well as note down definitions for key terms. This was used after students had completed my week 1-7 Macbeth key quotations and terms homework, and used as a revision tool throughout the year.
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Model exemplar Lady Macbeth essay

Model exemplar Lady Macbeth essay

A complete and colour-coded top band essay response to the below question: Starting with this extract, explain how far you think Shakespeare presents Lady Macbeth as a villain. (Act 1 Sc7 l.32-45)
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