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Examiner created, trialled before posting and always update with any changes. Paid reviews rewarded with any resource under £5 free-heavily animate PPTs with step-by-step/click-by-click organisation and if there's anything I can make more visually enticing - I will. Download some of my free resources to see the quality, as I put the time and effort in to ensure free and paid resources are worthwhile. Requests, fixes or complaints: stormbornd@icloud.com using 'TES Shop' in the subject bar.

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Examiner created, trialled before posting and always update with any changes. Paid reviews rewarded with any resource under £5 free-heavily animate PPTs with step-by-step/click-by-click organisation and if there's anything I can make more visually enticing - I will. Download some of my free resources to see the quality, as I put the time and effort in to ensure free and paid resources are worthwhile. Requests, fixes or complaints: stormbornd@icloud.com using 'TES Shop' in the subject bar.
AQA 8700 GCSE English Language - AO6 Fantasy Fiction SPaG Workbook & ppt
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AQA 8700 GCSE English Language - AO6 Fantasy Fiction SPaG Workbook & ppt

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Extracts from famous fiction included with modifications for Punctuation Practice! There’s also some spelling and grammar! Included, also, is a 26-slide ppt presentation with animated answers throughout. Look at: The Red Wedding in George R. R. Martin’s A Storm Of Swords. An extract from Bilbo’s party - J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring And one, also, from Lev Grossman’s The Magicians. Good for use with my SPaG session for GCSE AO6 - halloween theme. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-8700-1-ao6-technical-accuracy-in-depth-overview-halloween-spag-12181966 With a full contents page, students can navigate themselves through the session or take this home for homework. Covering all major punctuation marks, some tenses tasks, plural practice as well as homophones and homographs. I have a free version of this in my shop - which is aimed at lower-level students and is quite close to the original from which it is derived.
AQA 8700 English Language 100 Page Revision Workbook
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AQA 8700 English Language 100 Page Revision Workbook

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***Special Offer! ***Purchase a resource or bundle, leave a paid review and email a screenshot to me of your receipt with a request for ANY resource in my shop under £5 - FREE. Email: stormbornd@icloud.com This is also sold as 8 separate booklets which last between 4-6 weeks/3 hour sessions…and the files are so big they won’t preview. The 8 separate booklets each have a preview to look at via my shop. This version is a 100 page workbook which is aimed at use through the revision period - leading up to the exams - but can also be used to introduce topics throughout the year. It can be given as homework - hard copy or PDF - and covers the important skills for each AO. It has an example of each skill - some example answers and a great deal of mini-tasks and activities. As well as exam-style questions, tips and methods of constructing paragraphs. It has some stretch and challenge aspects as well. It challenges students to: Triangulate Evidence Find/use Linguistic/Structural patterns Argue with conviction Describe images from different perspectives Write effectively brief summaries Make valuable comparisons Create weighty anecdotes and expert opinions.
AQA 8700 English Language Worksheet - Hyperbole
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AQA 8700 English Language Worksheet - Hyperbole

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Ideal Paper 2 Starter Task which encourages students to use Hyperbole in their writing. It will also lead into a more in-depth language features session and encourages students to exaggerate and then extend with further words and phrasing.
AQA 8700 English Language - Example Written Responses
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AQA 8700 English Language - Example Written Responses

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A wide collection of written responses for AQA 8700 exams. I’ve used these as examples and have written them with ideas from marking real exams. I asked others to write some so they more authentic. I’ve had students whom, for whatever reason, find it hard to grasp an example answer if it’s typed. So I thought this would help. They have seemed to work better once they’ve decided the scruffiest must be mine! No work has been replicated, here. But they are very good examples, particularly the Jigs and Reels responses. The structure ones were based on what I was hoping to see but never actually did. Students over complicate it most of the time and map out the text gaining 2-3 marks. These examples show how differently the question can be approached. Students can mark them, with some support and you yourselves can have a practice if you’re new or haven’t marked for AQA. DISCLAIMER - All marks are close approximations. Having marked for a few years, I have noticed that sometimes standards can minutely shift from year to year.
English Language - Punctuation Workbook & Answer Booklet
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English Language - Punctuation Workbook & Answer Booklet

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Got this online and removed all copyrighted content. Images are all from www.pixabay.com - where ALL images are free to use, even for commercial purposes… Useful booklet with answer booklet and is nice as a homework task. There is a more advanced and updated, Fantasy Fiction, version in my shop. It has grammar included and a fully animated answer powerpoint in addition to a booklet. It has different texts in it - check it out! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-8700-gcse-english-language-ao6-fantasy-fiction-spag-workbook-and-ppt-12184776
A Level English Language - A Brief History of English with Embedded videos
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A Level English Language - A Brief History of English with Embedded videos

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Updated - Animations had been stripped…they’re now back… Take your AS/A level Eng Lang students through the ages via this quite detailed 2-3hr session. Visually pleasing and videos, embedded for ease of use, are also placed into an old TV Set template. It adds a bit of charm to it but is just a gimmick. My students made notes from slides but all images are of good enough quality to print if you right click them and save as image. I used some of them to make a display with students but they created a giant timeline on a wall with craft materials. Any feedback will be welcomed as it was my first year and some of my students did well so it would be good to improve and update.
AQA 8700/1 English Language 80 Practice Revision Card Pack - Paper 1
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AQA 8700/1 English Language 80 Practice Revision Card Pack - Paper 1

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This is a colourful collection of text extracts and exam-style questions for Paper 1 - Creative Reading & Writing. 4 sets of 4 on A3 for the reading questions - 16 micro mocks = 64 questions in total + 16 mini extracts. This one also comes in a rainbow pack which removes the opportunity for a challenging jigsaw activity because each line is a unique colour/shade. 2 sets of 4 on A4 for Q5 - 8 images and 2x cards for each - one based on description, the other: narration. Best to be printed and laminated so that they can be reused without the risk of wear and tear. Each set for Section A - has a unique colour so they can be double-sided and kept like a pack. Just print pink/green & blue/yellow - printing from the word doc. They look great as in the photograph preview image but, printing them off single-sided means having the ability to use 4 sets at once, with four small groups and we now have a few sets in a drop-in room so students can just choose some to revise with. The set with four blocked colours also make a good jigsaw puzzle, as all texts have matching questions, to start a revision session. Students need to match the questions with each text - basic comprehension Can be used in workshops or given to students to take home and use for revision/practice. Paper 2 now in my shop! =-)
AQA 8700 English Language - Paper 2 - Question 5 - Gaming Grammar & Punctuation
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AQA 8700 English Language - Paper 2 - Question 5 - Gaming Grammar & Punctuation

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Newly added to! For GCSE English Language students who are interested in gaming. Persuasive writing is the focus with anecdote starter task and a NY Times article for expert opinions, animated answers to activities and a detailed example answer from the perspective of a positive parent. It follows on from covering Content & Organisation and lasts around 2-3 hrs depending on delivery and response. Let me know what you think!
AQA 8700/2 English Language - Effective Summaries
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AQA 8700/2 English Language - Effective Summaries

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16+ aimed - video clips which are embedded are from The Dark Knight and Suicide Squad. To be used to ease students into summaries before hitting them with non-fiction and possibly Victorian language. These are quite abstract texts in comparison to what they would usually get to summarise but it eases the way into the skill with something my students have found more interesting. Capture mixed classes with a comparison between Fever Pitch and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Summarise how each protagonist acts in the exposition of each story with an exam-style focus and an animated and colour-coded example basic answer which students can bump up to full marks with support.
AQA 8700/2 English Language - Non-fiction Features
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AQA 8700/2 English Language - Non-fiction Features

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Close look at the importance of: pronouns, emotive language, rhetorical questions; sentence forms and variation and anecdotes… Very visual with fun tasks including Guess the Artist with rhetorical question song titles. Contextualising videos embedded for use without the need of internet connection, which aid learning massively. This gallery is fully animated and explains features with examples and some group tasks and discussion prompts. There are tasks to allow students to analyse pronouns and other features closely and in a sophisticated manner. Notes are designed to guide students in making a high-level response. Handout included, matches the ppt and pages appear on-screen for ease of use. There is an AO2 assessment task and an AO5/6 task for assessment at the end.
AQA 8700 English Language - Paper 1 - Question 3 - Structure & Intertextuality
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AQA 8700 English Language - Paper 1 - Question 3 - Structure & Intertextuality

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With an overview of structure and a look at how structure relates to genre, this whole session is planned for about 3 hours and has a number of videos which may interest your students. Intertextuality will certainly challenge learners and push those who are more advanced to look for this. It’s a great structural feature to focus on and has appeared in new specification exams. It inspires interesting predictions based on intertextual links.
AQA 8700/2 English Language - Analysis Boy Racer Article
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AQA 8700/2 English Language - Analysis Boy Racer Article

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A fully animated, step-by-step, click-by-click presentation with matching handout. There are many resources for A02 but this particular session is packed with animated annotations, activities and summative task. It also has a rather interesting topic and the pink is striking on the larger screen. Also included is a Fast & Furious Starter Task and some language feature revision which is easily replaced with your own slide.
AQA 8700/1 English Language - Description Revision Workbook
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AQA 8700/1 English Language - Description Revision Workbook

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This workbook has been designed to help you approach the Description/Narration question with your students. It is a great resource to print off and provide for homework - or - even guided in a 3hr session. It uses images and approaches them from a number of angles, including narration from alternative perspectives and the usual image sectioning technique. It has a number of mini tasks to guide with simile creation, tips for spelling, grammar and punctuation and is great for either in class use with guidance or homework/revision.
AQA 8700 English Language - Deluxe P1 & P2 Mega Pack
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AQA 8700 English Language - Deluxe P1 & P2 Mega Pack

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This range of complexly animated and detailed resources cover a range of questions and include packs covering both papers. There is a great emphasis on structure and a complete 100 page revision workbook with original questions. Please check and avoid if you’ve purchased a separate bundle in my shop as there are some crossovers.
AQA 8700 English Language - AO2 Being Perceptive
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AQA 8700 English Language - AO2 Being Perceptive

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Want to challenge your students to write in a more sophisticated and perceptive way? Want to impress observers with your natural embedding of maths? There is a reason some find English difficult and, more often than not, it’s because they think they can’t do it. They think it’s difficult - like maths can be. However, this lesson could change all that and help your students realise how easy it is because we are programmed to do it! This 3 hour lesson is split across two 1.5hr sessions and includes formative tasks and homework. There are detailed animations to provide a number of different examples of patterns across language and structure, using shapes and images and text boxes in a visually pleasing manner. There are no handouts with this as students are encouraged to write down some notes and small quotes and to take pictures with their smart devices. It also includes a short TED Talk clip teaching you how the human brain is programmed to recognise patterns…
AQA 8700 GCSE English Language - Revision Work/Guidebooks - One for each AO
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AQA 8700 GCSE English Language - Revision Work/Guidebooks - One for each AO

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This is also sold as both separate booklets/ppts and as a 100 page book with 131 slide ppt…and is £10.00 for a limited time. The whole book and collective powerpoint are also available for £15.00 in my shop. Covers every question and pushes for a more advanced strategy of paragraph structuring. KILL THE PEE PARAGRAPH!
AQA 8700/2 English Language - P2 Reading - Freak Weather
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AQA 8700/2 English Language - P2 Reading - Freak Weather

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Special Offer! *Purchase a resource or bundle, leave a paid review and email a screenshot to me of your receipt with a request for ANY resource in my shop under £5 - FREE. Email: stormbornd@icloud.com Great for introducing nonfiction or revising. This set is for the first two questions of Paper 2. AOs 1 & 2. With an interesting Earth/Mars comparison starter (with animated explanation for afters) - this set looks at both freak weather from 1814 and 2016, from the ideas of conspiracy theorists and religious beliefs of divine intervention. Strategy included for covering Questions 2, 3 & 4 and two fully animated answer slides for the two Question 1 activities as well as some example annotations - step-by-step guidance for Q4 and example paragraphs for 2 & 3. The whole session is animated with click-by-click/step-by-step animation and looks very impressive with the Morph transitioning. Handout included and, as always, would appreciate any feedback. =-) All images taken from www.pixabay.com - where top quality images and short HD videos are free to use, even for commercial purposes…