Mark my story

Mark my story

A resource to support students studying English Language Paper 1 Question 5. This resource uses a student friendly mark scheme and encourages them to identify errors and offer comments for development. Can be used as a starter, plenary or as part of a main task if students then had to go on to rewrite the response.
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Writing to Describe

Writing to Describe

An image based description SOW that is aimed at stretching and challenging students. It includes a variety of writing techniques such as: allusion, shift in perspective/person, character development and structural focus. This scheme is aimed to correspond to AQA's English Language Paper 1.
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

A full SOW for Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. This SOW is aimed to coincide with AQA's English Language Paper 1 Section A. It covers 7-10 weeks of lessons as was taught to a high ability Year 8 group
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An Inspector Calls: Act One

An Inspector Calls: Act One

Three week's worth of lessons or so on An Inspector Calls. This unit is aimed at responding to AQA's English Literature Paper 2 which I examined this summer.
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AQA Unseen Poetry Worksheet

AQA Unseen Poetry Worksheet

A quick and easy unseen poem that ties in well with the power and conflict anthology of AQA. Suitable for Key Stage Four Medium to High ability
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Ambitious Vocabulary

Ambitious Vocabulary

A fully resourced lesson based on AQA Language Paper 1 which is aimed at developing vocabulary using a range of techniques.
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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

A scheme of work based on AQA Literature Paper 1. Offers a range of differentiated activities that are focused on challenging students.
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AQA Language Paper 1 Question 5

AQA Language Paper 1 Question 5

A writing to describe support frame with prompts to write around a picture and also a self/peer assessment content focused assessor. This is suitable for a GCSE lesson on writing to describe and is aimed at supporting low ability students.
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Dystopian Fiction Scheme: Descriptive Writing

Dystopian Fiction Scheme: Descriptive Writing

An eight lesson SOW focused on developing student writing skills, it includes a variety of activities and is inclusive of students of all abilities. This scheme was used with a high ability Year 8 group and is intended to support skills needed for English Language Paper 1 Question 5. Please note, the Plenary Wheel was sourced from TES and is not my own.
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Now You Must Activities

Now You Must Activities

A development focused worksheet that enables students to further their creative writing skills. Based on the AQA Writing Sections of Languages P1 and 2.
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Poetry Comparison Leveled Support Sheets

Poetry Comparison Leveled Support Sheets

Based on the AQA exam criteria, this selection of leveled sheets is aimed at enabling students to achieve their target grades. The resource includes three sheets with sentence starts and an overall writing frame.
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The Victorian Game of Life

The Victorian Game of Life

A game board based on developing student comprehension of life in Victorian England. You will need a dice and some form of counter. The aim of the game is to move from The Workhouse to Old Age.
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AQA Paper 1 Questions 1, 2 and 3

AQA Paper 1 Questions 1, 2 and 3

A worksheet practising the skills for Questions 1, 2 and 3 focusing on ensuring students are able to explain the effect of language/structural features. This resource is suitable for Key Stage 4 of all abilities but is aimed at low to medium.
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