A handbook for students explaining and outlining the new Edquas Drama GCSE (2017). Includes an outline of the course, a plan of how to structure the 2 years, hints and tips for written work and some useful exam advice.
GCSE Drama Component 3 revision booklet including practice questions (DNA) Practice papers for DNA Revision materials Build your own Section A model 20 possible questions for section B Outline of exam and top tips
Blood Brothers Context lesson which includes context time line activity, revision quiz and detailed links to the text. Really good lesson for context revision in year 11 or to teach context in year 10 after reading some of the play. Easily adaptable and highly relevant for AQA GCSE English literature.
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 3 lesson including questions, hot seat activity and creative writing task. Ideal for KS3 or KS4, could be easily adapted.
Interactive lesson looking at act 3 scene 4. Students work in teams to answer questions on the banquet scene. Students then write analytical paragraphs about Macbeth's state of mind.
An interactive lesson which helps students to revise key plot points throughout Macbeth. Students will also revise key quotations as well as recap the plot, consolidating their learning in preparation for the GCSE English Literature examination.
An interactive lesson in which students look at possible motives for Duncan's murder. Students work in teams to produce a detailed newspaper, reporting around the death of Kind Duncan. Links to GCSE English literature and language.
A board game to help students revise key quotations from Macbeth. You will need dice and counters (I use bits of coloured paper). The questions link to each of the three Assessment Objectives for AQA GCSE English Literature.
A lesson looking at how Macbeth's character changes throughout the play with resources, work sheets, quotations and grids to complete. Great revision lesson or consolidating learning or Macbeth in preparation or GCSE English literature.
Introduce Macbeth with this engaging lesson - includes a carousel activity, True or False game and questions about act 1 scene 1. Suitable for KS3 or KS4. Could bee easily adapted for a more challenging class.
A lesson which looks at the impact of minor characters in Macbeth. Includes possible exam questions, help sheets, group activities and quotation explosions. Students found it really helpful when revising characters.
Lady Macbeth Assessment Lesson which focuses on act 1 scene 5 and helps students to structure GCSE style responses. Includes model answer and planning sheet as well as key quotations and sentence starters for lower ability students.
Great when printed as a booklet, whilst reading the play in class students add quotations and reminders to their revision booklet. Could be used as a homework task. Students found it useful to keep quotations and notes in one place.
Quiz with 20 questions testing students knowledge of key quotations from Macbeth. Great as a starter/plenary or could be turned into a whole lesson of revision if you analysed them!
Find lessons on key scenes including Duncan's death, the Banquet scene and the changes in Macbeth throughout the play. Lessons on minor characters, and Jacobean context as well as excellent revision materials such as a student study guide, board game and quotation quiz.
An A Christmas Carol Revision lesson which includes a memory game in the style of the Generation Game and then using these images/symbols to link to quotations from the text. Great for engagement and as a revision tool before GCSE exam.