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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.
Self/Peer Assessment Checklists
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Self/Peer Assessment Checklists

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This bundle includes Self-Assessment activities targeting: AQA Lit - Unseen poetry AQA Lang Paper 1 - Structure AQA Lang Paper 1 - Language
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Full Scheme of Learning
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Full Scheme of Learning

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The Bundle includes a series of 29 lessons for BITSP which includes opportunities for; - Guided reading - Extended Writing - Scaffolding - Creative Writing - Non-fiction writing - Self & Peer Assessment - Speaking & Listening/Drama
Descriptive writing - varying sentence structure for effect
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Descriptive writing - varying sentence structure for effect

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The lesson focuses on describing an image to create mood - involves varying sentence structures and including a range of appropriate adjectives Peer Assessment task works brilliantly with students once they are coached - always make students write their name along with strength and target so they can be held accountable for good and bad feedback
Comparison - Hunger Games
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Comparison - Hunger Games

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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
Creative Writing - AQA Lang Paper 1 - Section B
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Creative Writing - AQA Lang Paper 1 - Section B

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A Bundle of my most popular Creative Writing Lesson and Activities Includes: Creating Story Openings Re-Drafting Activities Self/Peer Assessment Differentiated tasks which can be adapted to suit ability and topic Success Criteria for different aspects of Section B Bonus Homework Booklet which consolidates students understanding of Paper 1 as a whole
Creating Writing - Story openings
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Creating Writing - Story openings

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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
AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry Self/Peer Assessment
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AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry Self/Peer Assessment

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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
Unseen Poetry - AQA Literature
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Unseen Poetry - AQA Literature

5 Resources
Various resources which focus on AQA Lit - Paper 2 - Unseen Poetry Includes; -Lesson plans -Activity worksheets -Self-Assessment criteria
Long Jump Task Sheet
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Long Jump Task Sheet

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This task sheet allows students to take part in guided learning, and offers peer assessment opportunities, aiming to identify all the elements of a successful long jump technique.
AQA Structure - Question 3
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AQA Structure - Question 3

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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
GCSE English Language Revision Booklets
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GCSE English Language Revision Booklets

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Homework booklets which focus on students responses to AQA Lang Paper 1 Has Success Criteria for each question, descriptive writing activities, self and parental assessment opportunities Included are 2 lesson plans which focus on the students ability to structure paragraphs in response Q2 and Q3 of AQA Lang Paper 1
Holes - Full Scheme of Learning & Revision Tasks
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Holes - Full Scheme of Learning & Revision Tasks

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A full scheme of learning on Holes by Louis Sachar - tasks include: Information retrieval Guided reading Open response Descriptive/creating writing Non-fiction writing Self/Peer Assessment Re-drafting
Unseen Poetry - Section C - Comparison - Bayonet Charge & Exposure
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Unseen Poetry - Section C - Comparison - Bayonet Charge & Exposure

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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
AQA Lit - The Charge of the Light Brigade
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AQA Lit - The Charge of the Light Brigade

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Lesson plan which follows a similar format to others in the cluster; activities are based around the annotation of a differentiated copy of the poem. There are opportunities throughout the lesson to link to context (AO3) with regards the war and the emotion/pride of the brigade.
Structure - AQA Paper 1 Q3
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Structure - AQA Paper 1 Q3

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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.
Comparing Poetry - Love and Relationships Cluster
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Comparing Poetry - Love and Relationships Cluster

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A lesson plan which looks at an introduction to AO3 and comparison of poems in the love and relationships cluster. Opportunities for students to identify things which compare, and draw upon evidence from the text. Includes a model paragraph targeting mid-low ability students
AQA Lit - Paper 2 - Section B - Self-Assessment
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AQA Lit - Paper 2 - Section B - Self-Assessment

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An activity for self-assessing a response to Section B of Paper 2 on the new AQA lit spec. Allows students to relate to a tangible success criteria, identify strengths and weaknesses in a response and up level to meet targets. Demonstrates explicit progress in the classroom and homework if appropriate
AQA Lit - Exposure - Wilfred Owen
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AQA Lit - Exposure - Wilfred Owen

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A lesson which focuses on the Power and Conflict cluster poem 'Exposure' by Wilfred Owen as part of AQA Lit - Paper 2 - Section B Includes; - activities to engage with the theme and tone of the poem - differentiated copy of the poem to annotate - writing frame - opportunity to self/peer assess - reference to AO's as part of a skill based curriculum - model paragraph linked to a second poem to introduce comparison