AQA ELLA2: Return of the Native: Speech and Its Representation

 AQA ELLA2: Return of the Native: Speech and Its Representation

Comprehensive commentaries interspersed with mind map worksheets, discussion points and activities, which analyse and lead student exploration through Thomas Hardy’s Return of the Native, specifically its speech and its representation.

Written specifically to support A Level English Language and Literature AQA A and includes mind maps and other useful tools to make the analysis and understanding of this lengthy and complicated text easier and simpler.

Covers:

  1. Social and historical context
  2. The entire plot
  3. Themes and ideas
  4. Characters and their relationships
  5. Detailed analysis of key scenes from the text
  6. Stylistic choices
  7. Exam guidance and practice questions

The analyses and activities encourage students to use integrated linguistic and literary approaches in their reading and interpretation of this text, specifically in reference to its speech as well as stylistic and thematic issues.

The resource is comprehensive and balanced with ample amount of exercises, mind maps, background information etc. all of which provide a thoroughgoing theoretical foundation to assist the learner. I would use it as source material or even within the classroom directly straight from the resource.
C Mannasseh, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Price is £64 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.

Haydn’s Symphony No.104 AQA AS Set Work Student Guide

Haydn

Detailed analysis, contextual information and essay guidance ensure students are thoroughly prepared for the exam. Ease your class into AS Level analysis with clear, comprehensive notes that move from a historical and structural overview to small-scale detail.

Throughout the notes, you will find:

  • Regular thinking points and learning activities with answers to encourage independent learning and reinforce knowledge
  • Annotated musical examples to ensure a full understanding of the score
  • Musical terms defined in context, also consolidated in a comprehensive glossary

A wealth of practice essays for each movement develops students’ ability to respond confidently to any exam question. For each question, a model answer or mark scheme shows what is needed in the essay.

“First-class support for both teachers and students. Extremely thorough and detailed analysis with useful examples annotated to make learning and cross-referencing easier… The suggested warm-up activities are excellent: non-threatening, open-ended and a very useful starting point… The sample essays are very helpful. The amount of information and detailed analysis in this resource is bound to enhance and support learning at AS Level.” – S Lloyd-Jones, Examiner and Independent Reviewer

“This resource is undoubtedly strong. It is well written and academic… Very useful essay writing skills and essay technique. This is valuable AS exam prep information for students… Very informative… The author has used various techniques to make the resource accessible to all students.” – R Brown, Music Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.

BTEC First T&T Case Studies and Activities: Unit 1 UK T&T Sector

BTEC First T&T Case Studies and Activities: Unit 1 UK T&T Sector

Stimulating activities to suit all abilities, interspersed with engaging, industry-specific case studies. Ideal for making vocational links between industry and the specification. Give variety to your taught lessons with this flexible resource, and help students practise for exams and assignments.

Case Studies

  • Detailed and identifiable examples covering multiple specification topics.
  • Follow-up questions consolidate understanding.
  • Pictures, visual data, tables and diagrams help stimulate students.

Activities

  • Activities cover the skills needed for assessment and vital employability skills.
  • Varied activities include independent research, analysis of data and class discussion.
  • Progressive structure boosts learners’ self-esteem & develops knowledge, working through pass & merit right up to distinction level.

Plus! Creative extension tasks for those who get ahead!

Good comprehensive resources… Good mixture of independent and individual activities… It has relevant, detailed and appropriate case studies to allow the learner to explore all aspects of the specification. – L Howe, Travel and Tourism Lecturer & Independent Reviewer

Price is £85 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.

AS Edexcel Unit 1 E1 & F1: Road to Unification Italy 1815–1870 Course Companion

AS Edexcel Unit 1 E1&F1: Road to Unification Italy 1815–1870 Course Companion

Concise, yet comprehensive course companion, on Edexcel’s Road to Unification Italy 1815–1870. Provides engaging, detailed and focussed support for your students.

Over 80 pages of concise information on this fascinating topic, covering a seminal moment in Mussolini’s rise to power . Organised to match every aspect of Edexcel’s specification with all the key detail.

Breaks down content
Key terms and concept boxes throughout help students to digest the information, and understand the tensions during this period.

Builds up confidence
Build analytical skills through key questions and talking points – helps to stretch and challenge your A* students

Application of knowledge

  • Original tasks help to challenge and inspire students.
  • End of chapter quizzes, and sample essay questions with writing frames to ensure students are fully prepared
  • This guide works very successfully at breaking the subject down to point students in the right direction. This is a fantastically well-written introduction to any student studying the unification of Italy… it acts as a brilliant starting point. – C Short, Independent Reviewer

    Price is £74 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
    Click here for full details and to order.

BTEC First Travel and Tourism Course Companions (2013 Specification) – Unit 8

BTEC First Travel and Tourism Course Companions (2013 Specification)

Comprehensive, student-friendly notes structured in specification order. Each Learning Aim structured into manageable lessons.

  • Includes frequent and varied activities to engage students of different learning styles
  • Recap questions ensure students retain key information
  • Up-to-date case studies apply the theory to the industry
  • Key terms highlighted and defined throughout
  • Answers provided

Exam units: Recap questions build up to exam-style questions
Assignment units: Guided practice assignments prepare students for assessment

A very well-written resource that covers the whole specification… I like the fact that the resource covers the specification in order… The recap questions at the end of each section are very useful and should work as a valuable tool when assessing the knowledge of students – H Abrams, Head of Department & Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.

Philosophy of Religion Course Companion for A Level OCR Religious Studies

Philosophy of Religion Course Companion for A Level OCR Religious Studies

Perfect for accompanying your students through the OCR A Level Religious Studies course. Each section follows a clear structure of:

  1. Starter Activities
  2. Student notes interspersed with questions (for discussion and written answers)
  3. Exam-style questions


  • Follows the specification order exactly – no desperate hunting for the right section!
  • Student-friendly explanations of every topic
  • Revision questions provide excellent preparation for the exam

‘A very comprehensive resource which draws upon a wide variety of scholars, case studies and documents to teach and illustrate the specification. The resource is academically accurate throughout and reads very well. The author voice is consistent throughout… The content is excellent and will enable the most able students to achieve the highest grades… scholarly sources are wide ranging – from ancient Greek philosophers and early church fathers right through to the modern era. I like the ‘quick quizzes’ which check comprehension. Absolutely everything students need to know to meet the criteria for the syllabus is contained in this companion… As mentioned above, I can think of nothing to add to the content of this companion and the most able students cannot fail to gain the highest grades if they use this companion… It matches the specification exactly and covers every scholar and idea students need to know to meet to specification.’– F Fell, RS Teacher, Examiner & Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.

Think Tank – now get 15% off!

Think Tank with 15% off!Up-to-date analysis of exam-relevant issues for A Level Government & Politics

Up-to-date analysis of exam-relevant issues for A Level Government & Politics. Brings out the relevance to their exams through discussion and exam-style questions. Provides topical issues for your lessons, or extra material for eager students.

  • Key discussion questions make every article instantly useful in class
  • Exam-style essay questions for essential exam practice
  • Written by experienced teachers & politics experts
  • Great for synopticity

 

Regular features you’ll love every time:

  • ‘Picture Springboard’ for classroom discussion
  • Articles on all A2 options
  • University courses & working in politics

 

In accessible formats:

  • Site photocopy licence
  • E-copies available for your VLE or students’ iPhones, iPads, etc.

‘A well-written but succint resource which deals with the key Political issues well and is in Pupil Speak… extremely impressive.’ – D Taborda, Politics Teacher & Independent Reviewer

‘Useful, interesting and a helpful addition to our general reading list. Particularly useful as an electronic copy to go on our intranet… Contrasts well with Politics Review and enables me to direct students to the most appropriate reading for them. Topical and up to date.’ – E Salt, Politics Teacher & Think Tank Subscriber

‘Topic coverage is very good with well-aimed articles, engagingly written and shorter, lighter pieces too… It is aimed squarely at A-Level students and is written and presented in an accessible manner that doesn’t sacrifice the necessary depth… I am pleased at the decent coverage given to A2 ideologies alongside USA. Unlike some magazines, I think we are able to use all of this one… It does the updating that we often don’t have time to do and it’s good at prompting relevant discussions in class.’ – G Marshall, Head of Politics and Think Tank Subscriber

Price is 3-year sub was £180, Now £149! — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic school pack available. New issue every half term.
Click here for full details and to order.