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Sharing Resources to develop understanding of the new AQA Language and Literature Spec. Some differentiated resources to assist Lower Ability Pupils. Homework booklets to consolidate understanding of exam papers. Self and Peer Assessment strategies to engage students in their own learning.

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Sharing Resources to develop understanding of the new AQA Language and Literature Spec. Some differentiated resources to assist Lower Ability Pupils. Homework booklets to consolidate understanding of exam papers. Self and Peer Assessment strategies to engage students in their own learning.
Complete Revision Pack - AQA Lang Paper 1

Complete Revision Pack - AQA Lang Paper 1

A bundle of all Language AQA Paper 1 Resources - focuses on Q1-3 and Section B (Q5) Includes: Homework and Revision Books In class/home learning strategies Success Criteria for each question Lesson Plans Differentiated extracts Creative Writing Stimulus
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AQA New Spec - Descriptive Writing - Section B - Paper 1

AQA New Spec - Descriptive Writing - Section B - Paper 1

A series of lesson plans and resources which focus on Paper 1 of the new AWA Spec - Section B Includes a HW booklet with a range of tasks for the whole paper and extended writing tasks/mocks. Stimulus and success criteria can be differentiated for ability
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Structure - AQA Paper 1

Structure - AQA Paper 1

A bundle of lesson plans and resources to analyse structure - will need differentiating to suit ability Differentiated extracts Writing frames Sentence started Self/Peer Assessment AO Analysis
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AQA Language Paper 1 HW Booklet

AQA Language Paper 1 HW Booklet

Creating Homework that is both engaging and challenging is paramount to the students' ability to access the exam. This is a resource which allows students practice exam skills to improve confidence and ultimately improve outcomes. The resource includes; Question 1- Comprehension Question 2- Language Analysis Question 3- Structure Section B- Creative Writing A Success Criteria for each section of the exam Self-Assessment opportunities to develop understanding Parental engagement to improve links between school and home
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AQA Language Paper 1 Homework booklet 2

AQA Language Paper 1 Homework booklet 2

This is the second of the AQA Language Homework booklets for sale, which again allows students to practice essential exam skills outside the classroom. Structured similarly, with differing texts (Sherlock Holmes Theme), students are able to focus on; Q1 - Information Retrieval Q2- Language Analysis Q3- Structure Section B- Creative Writing as well as; Self-Assessing and up leveling & engaging with parents
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Self/Peer Assessment Checklists

Self/Peer Assessment Checklists

This bundle includes Self-Assessment activities targeting: AQA Lit - Unseen poetry AQA Lang Paper 1 - Structure AQA Lang Paper 1 - Language
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Descriptive & Creative writing - AQA Language Section B

Descriptive & Creative writing - AQA Language Section B

Lesson focuses AQA Language Paper 1: Section B and the ability to create a piece of descriptive writing. The lesson and accompanying worksheet includes opportunity for student led learning, building a success criteria and being able to up level to meet particular needs of students (AO5 or AO6) - Both can be adapted to suit; teaching style, content and targets
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AQA Structure - Question 3

AQA Structure - Question 3

Lesson plan focuses on analysing the structure of an extract from 'The Road' - Extract is differentiated and assists in the writing of an effective response to Question 3 of the AQA new spec Language Paper 1 (8 marks) Included in the resource is the Self/Peer Assessment progress counter and Lesson Starter sticker
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Unseen Poetry - Section C - Comparison - Bayonet Charge & Exposure

Unseen Poetry - Section C - Comparison - Bayonet Charge & Exposure

A lesson which focuses on students creating an independent response to a mock Lit Paper 2 - Section C - Unseen Poetry - Comparison question worth 8 marks It uses Bayonet Charge as an unseen poem and compares it with Exposure, a poem studied in a previous lesson There is opportunity to annotate the poem as a group, differentiated starter activity, reference to the mark scheme a success criteria for answering the question, which can easily be adapted to fit your class
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AQA English Language Paper 1 - Structure - The Road

AQA English Language Paper 1 - Structure - The Road

A full lesson plan for AQA English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure) including: - Differentiated resource - Extract from 'The Road' - Built in tasks - Success Criteria Differentiated starter to increase engagement
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AQA Paper 1 - Structure Self/Peer Assessment

AQA Paper 1 - Structure Self/Peer Assessment

The Progress Counter allows for measuring explicit progress within Question 3 The use of tangible Success Criteria along with clear instruction lends itself to student led learning which builds confidence and success with exam based skills
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GCSE English Homework Book - Revision techniques

GCSE English Homework Book - Revision techniques

Supports understanding of Sherlock Holmes - A sign of Four Focuses on AQA Paper 1 skills: - Information retrieval - Language Analysis - Analysing structure - Descriptive Writing Students can be given these over holidays, or as weekly tasks following a classroom focus
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AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry Self/Peer Assessment

AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry Self/Peer Assessment

The clear Success Criteria and visual learning stimulus of the activity mean students can identify strengths and create targets before up leveling responses to the difficult task of Unseen Poetry. These visual successes allow students to build confidence whilst taking part in student led activities and relieving the pressures of marking
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Unseen Poetry - AQA Literature

Unseen Poetry - AQA Literature

Various resources which focus on AQA Lit - Paper 2 - Unseen Poetry Includes; -Lesson plans -Activity worksheets -Self-Assessment criteria
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Structure - AQA Paper 1 Q3

Structure - AQA Paper 1 Q3

Lesson which looks at the Structure Question of AQA Language Paper 1 (Question 3) Focuses on students annotating and explaining their understanding of how the text 'answers the question' Includes Success Criteria for answering the Structure question and opportunity to Peer Assess (highlighting the importance of reading other peoples work), and up leveling their response.
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AQA Lang Paper 1 - Section B - Descriptive Writing

AQA Lang Paper 1 - Section B - Descriptive Writing

A lesson plan and handout which allows students to develop understanding of AO6 - task allows exploration, teaching and development of writing a description. Image is supported by boxes to highlight the areas of the image which can be described - focusing attention and allowing visual stimulus Can be adapted to suit any image, and can change the content/style of the sentences you teach
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AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry - Climbing my Grandfather

AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry - Climbing my Grandfather

This is a lesson which scaffolds a student response to the poem 'Climbing my Grandfather' by Andrew Waterhouse for a mid-low ability group. The lesson includes; - Differentiated tasks throughout the lesson to stretch and challenge. - Model Paragraphs for each section of the response. - A success Criteria for students to relate to. - Self-Assessment task to monitor own progress. - Opportunity to up level first response. - Annotated copy of the poem from the Anthology. I have found that this builds students confidence in their ability to access and respond to an unseen poem.
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Unseen Poetry - First impressions - Walking Away & Follower

Unseen Poetry - First impressions - Walking Away & Follower

A whole lesson which focuses on Lit Paper 2 - Section C - Unseen Poetry and which explores the opening of both Walking Away and Follower, with a view to creating first impressions, evidenced with Lexical Fields Targets top end of the mark scheme through discussion and structure of paragraphs Students introduced to a skill and given opportunity to apply learned skills, self assess and up level. The A3 work sheet which accompanies the ppt allows students to work through the entirety of the lesson; tracking their learning and understanding throughout with regular progress checks
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Power and Conflict - Mini Annotated Cluster - Revision Booklet

Power and Conflict - Mini Annotated Cluster - Revision Booklet

A concise revision guide made up of 10 of the 15 poems in the Power and Conflict Cluster Poems include: -Remains -Storm on the Island -London -The Prelude: Extract -My Last Duchess -Ozymandias -Bayonet Charge -The Charge of the Light Brigade -Exposure - Extract -Poppies -Tissue -Checking out me History Useful as a Homework/Revision tool
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Comparison - Hunger Games

Comparison - Hunger Games

This worksheet develops student's ability to compare; a skill which is at the forefront of the new AQA Literature Spec The she can be used as a class or homework task and focuses on prompting the use of: - Relevant Quotes and Textual Detail - Appropriate structure - Connectives
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Creating Writing - Story openings

Creating Writing - Story openings

A range of resources prompting students to create effective story openings, looking at a range of ways to engage the reader -Directly targeting the reader -Describing something strange -Immediate Action -Pathetic Fallacy Group work can be adapted to work individually and writing on tables can be adapted to create a range of story openings in books. Includes Peer Assessment strategies
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Writing to Describe - AQA Paper 1 Section B

Writing to Describe - AQA Paper 1 Section B

This is an activity for students to create an extended piece of writing based on an image. The focus is to write to describe, in line with AQA Language Paper 1 - Section B There are visual prompts as to what to describe, along with a guided steps to success Can be used in conjunction with Self/Peer Assessment tasks and as a home learning activity
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AQA Lit - Power and Conflict  - Bayonet Charge

AQA Lit - Power and Conflict - Bayonet Charge

A lesson plan focused on Ted Hughes' Bayonet Charge The plan includes starter/thinking activities linked to the mood/emotion of the poem and the writer's attitudes (AO3) Opportunities for an individual/class read before annotating the poem using leading questions. Differentiated copy of the poem with leading questions which can be adapted to suit ability. Key quotes task linked to themes of the poem - Terror and Confidence Comparative Plenary
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