AQA Q5 Writing Starters

AQA Q5 Writing Starters

TEN writing starters for Paper 1, Question 5. Students are given a series of pictures as a stimulus (some of the photography is taken by me!) and a success criteria for each picture. This will help guide their writing and create more imaginative openings using ambitious writing techniques to impress an examiner! Find some free examples to download on my Tes shop. If you like it, download the collection :o)
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English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure)

English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure)

Detailed lesson for Q3 (structure). The lesson: - looks at the differences between language and structural techniques -gives students opportunities to identify structural techniques within a text - includes a detailed flashcard with sentence stems and terminology for revision -includes mark scheme
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The Sign of Four Homework Booklet

The Sign of Four Homework Booklet

'The Sign of Four' booklet, including 7 exam style questions. The booklet also includes space for students to plan, write and self/peer assess work, as generic feedback sentences have been provided. There are also opportunities for students to rewrite their response using the feedback given.
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A Christmas Carol End of Stave 3: Ignorance and Want

A Christmas Carol End of Stave 3: Ignorance and Want

Detailed lesson looking at the ending of Stave 3. Students will focus on the social and historical context (child poverty and workhouses) and how this influences the themes/ideas explored in the novel. Lesson includes: - literacy starter (using dialogue correctly) -video and key questions -language analysis tasks
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A Christmas Carol: The Cratchit Family

A Christmas Carol: The Cratchit Family

Detailed lesson focusing on the Cratchit family. Lesson includes: - literacy starter (suffixes) -AQA exam style writing question (Question 5, Paper 1) - differentiated quote analysis tasks
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A Christmas Carol: Debate

A Christmas Carol: Debate

A debate lesson looking at whether Scrooge should be forgiven or not. Lesson includes: -starter (discourse markers) - reading of Stave 3 with guided questions - step by step on how to conduct a debate
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A Christmas Carol Stave 2: Fezziwig's Party

A Christmas Carol Stave 2: Fezziwig's Party

A detailed lesson focusing on the description of Fezziwig's party. Students will look at the language and sentence forms used by Dickens. Lesson includes: -sentence forms quiz -quote analysis -homework task
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A Christmas Carol Stave 1: Scrooge and Fred Comparison

A Christmas Carol Stave 1: Scrooge and Fred Comparison

A detailed lesson looking at the contrast between the presentation of Scrooge and his nephew in A Christmas Carol. Lesson includes: - a literacy task looking at apostrophes -assessment question with sentence starters -letter writing task Can be used for KS3 and KS4.
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IGCE: Passage to Africa Lessons

IGCE: Passage to Africa Lessons

Series of detailed lessons for Passage to Africa. Persuasive writing and context lessons: Students will act as 'Save the Children' and research into the issues affecting the lives of those in Somalia due to the war (research pack provided). They will then write a persuasive speech to the Prime Minister using the research that they have learnt. This can be taught over a series of lessons. Activities led to really interesting and insightful discussions, and students developed a more insightful understanding of the issues that affect their world :o) Nice idea to extend learning outside the classroom: - letters could be sent to the MP -speaking and listening activities -assembly presentations (A VARIATION OF THIS LESSON FOCUSING ON THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS CAN BE FOUND ON MY TES SHOP FOR FREE AND IS A TES RECOMMENDED LESSON) Descriptive Writing Lesson: - Quiz testing students understanding of language techniques - Stimulus (focusing on famine in Somalia) for creative writing with step-by-step success criteria - Example answer to help students write a successful response (THIS LESSON CAN BE FOUND FOR FREE ON MY TES SHOP FOR YOU TO SEE WHAT TYPE OF LESSONS YOU WILL RECEIVE) Analysis Lesson: -Lessons unpicking the language and structure of the text. Students will work together to identify key techniques and the effect of these. -Exam style question provided with step by step instructions on how to approach the question. Student example also given to help student write a more successful answer.
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English Literature A0 Marking Templates

English Literature A0 Marking Templates

Most of us dislike marking because of the time it takes. Let me help you cut your marking time with these handy marking templates. There are 3 templates available focusing on each Assessment Objective (A01, A02 & A03) . Marking Tip: Get students to identify their weakest A0 and use the student success criteria to guide their response and make improvement in this area. This is a good way to get students to take more ownership of their learning.
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Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

Streetcar Named Desire: The Southern Belle/ Google Docs Revision Collaboration

A full lesson (could be used over a series of lessons) which focuses on the presentation of a Southern belle in the play. The lesson includes: - Examples (videos and theories) of Southern belles in American novels - Collaborative LIVE learning using Google Docs. Students will work together to create A0 focused revision notes around Williams representation of the archetype of a Southern belle through the character of Blanche - In depth quote analysis (Explode the Quote)
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A-level Assessment Objective  Focuses Revision Worksheet

A-level Assessment Objective Focuses Revision Worksheet

Useful worksheet for A-level students. Students will use questions focused around the Assessment Objectives to provide more effective revision notes. Lesson idea: 1. Add document to Google Docs 2. Put students into pairs and give them a different AO question to focus on 3. Sit back and watch students work! View their responses live on Google Docs and provide questions to aid them when necessary 4. At the end of the lesson, the students would have positively collaborated to create revision notes.
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AQA Q5 Writing Starters

AQA Q5 Writing Starters

TEN writing starters for Paper 1, Question 5. Students are given a series of pictures as a stimulus (some of the photography is taken by me!) and a success criteria for each picture. This will help guide their writing and create more imaginative openings using ambitious writing techniques to impress an examiner! Find some free examples to download on my Tes shop. If you like it, download the collection :o)
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Streetcar Named Desire: American Civil War Debate

Streetcar Named Desire: American Civil War Debate

Lesson focusing on the historical context of the play. Students will explore the American Civil War through debate. They will then analyse how the Emancipation Proclamation affected America and influenced the setting and characters in the play. To end the lesson, students will make connections between America then and now and question how much ideas of race and equality has changed.
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A Christmas Carol SOW

A Christmas Carol SOW

SOW for 'A Christmas Carol'. Scheme includes a series of 12 detailed lessons aimed at KS4. It breaks down each chapter, key themes and ideas of the novel. Literacy activities and quotes analysis tasks have been included as class starters/settlers. An assessment lesson based on the AQA English Literature paper has also been provided. It allows the students to plan for the question effectively and learn how to structure their essay. Try before you buy! Visit my TES shop for a free lesson from the scheme.
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PEE Posters

PEE Posters

PEEDC (point, evidence, explanation, development and a comparison one too) posters to use as classroom displays or as flashcards for students to help write a successful PEE paragraph.
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English Language Paper 1 Feedback Lessons: An Inspector Calls

English Language Paper 1 Feedback Lessons: An Inspector Calls

English Language Paper 1 exam paper and feedback lessons, using the Inspector from 'An Inspector Calls'. Lesson breaks down each question and offers example paragraphs to help students' understanding. Mark schemes are also included for students to peer/self-assess. Exam paper can be found for FREE on my TES Shop.
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English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure)

English Language Paper 1: Question 3 (Structure)

Detailed lesson for Q3 (structure). The lesson: - looks at the differences between language and structural techniques -gives students opportunities to identify structural techniques within a text - includes a detailed flashcard with sentence stems and terminology for revision -includes mark scheme
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