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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.
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 - Singh Song - Daljit Nagra
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AQA Lit - Singh Song - Daljit Nagra

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Lesson plan which focuses on the Anthology poem 'Singh Song' Lesson is structured to allow students to explore understanding of the language prior to annotating their anthology, includes annotated copy of the poem which prompts students to think about the meaning of language, the use of language devices and the message of the poem. Students then have the opportunity to answer an 'unseen poem' exam style question - How does the poet present the relationship with his wife in the poem 'Singh Song'?
Unseen Poetry - AQA Literature
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Unseen Poetry - AQA Literature

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

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A resource which analyses an extract from Sherlock Holmes a Sign of Four with a focus on structure (AQA Lang Paper 1 - Question 3) Source is differentiated and task is appraised with a Peer Assessment task
AQA Lang Paper 1 Homework Booklets
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AQA Lang Paper 1 Homework Booklets

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Includes 2 separate Homework booklets which focus on AQA Language paper 1 skills Both include a Success Criteria for each question along with a range of tasks which allow students to develop understanding of the question. The variety of texts included is varied to engage learners in a range of literature
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
AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry - Climbing my Grandfather
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AQA Lit - Unseen Poetry - Climbing my Grandfather

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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.
AQA Language Paper 1 - Resource Pack
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AQA Language Paper 1 - Resource Pack

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Bundle includes activities for all sections of the AQA Language Paper 1 exam paper, ranging from; Self and Peer Assessment activities Worked examples Homework booklets Lesson Plans Descriptive Writing Activities Success Criteria
AQA Lang Paper 1 - Section B - Descriptive Writing
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AQA Lang Paper 1 - Section B - Descriptive Writing

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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
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Full Scheme of Learning
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - Full Scheme of Learning

9 Resources
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
Unseen poetry - Success Criteria
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Unseen poetry - Success Criteria

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A simple, student speak Success Criteria which can be used to self/peer assess a response to AQA Lit - New Spec - Section C - Unseen Poetry Gives students tangible things to include which can be measured to monitor progress
AQA Paper 1 - Structure Self/Peer Assessment
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AQA Paper 1 - Structure Self/Peer Assessment

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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
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.
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
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
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.