Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha Study Guide for GCSE CCEA English Literature

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha Study Guide for GCSE CCEA English Literature

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha is a nostalgic Irish novel which recounts a young boy’s journey towards maturity. While the beginning of the book narrates the child’s mischievous antics, the growing animosity between his parents and the consequences of his father’s departure are soon evident. Explore the novel’s profound themes and faithful narration with in-depth analysis, creative activities and supportive exam preparation.

  1. Walkthrough – Build understanding with insightful and relevant analysis for each chapter.
  2. Whole-text Analysis – Explores: characterisation • themes • setting • ideas and messages • language • structure • form
  3. Revision and exam preparation – Revise the key aspects of the novel through writing-in-role, speaking and listening, and text transformation exercises. Plus! PEE guidance and sample exam questions to practise exam technique.

Plus!

  • Student-friendly plot summary
  • Original illustrations

Woven into the analysis throughout you will find:

  • Discussion prompts to encourage debate and individual interpretation
  • Useful quotations with analysis to encourage close reading skills
  • Active learning tasks to consolidate understanding and facilitate independent learning
  • Key term definitions to ensure students grasp difficult concepts

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Getting to Know… Réquiem por un campesino español

Getting to Know... Réquiem por un campesino español

Suitable for:

  • AQA A Level only
  • Edexcel A Level only
  • Eduqas A Level only
  • WJEC A Level only
  • CCEA

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this famous twentieth-century short novel written by Ramón J Sender.

AS and A Level students will get to know Réquiem por un campesino español inside out and be fully prepared for the writing exams.

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the logical structure offers the ideal balance between guided classwork and independent research:

  • Before: Introductory tasks enable students to study the context in which the novel is set, begin to learn about the characters, complete research tasks and more.
  • During: A comprehensive work-through of the novel. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the novel by completing exercises that also enhance their reading, writing, translation and analytical skills.
  • After: Exam-style practice questions, model essays and indicative content help students to apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!

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Regional and National Variations: Comprehensive Course Companion AS/A Level AQA

Regional and National Variations: Comprehensive Course Companion AS/A Level AQA

 

Comprehensive Course Companions for AS / A Level AQA

Explore language diversity in its various social contexts with
this comprehensive pack of notes and theories, engaging student
activities and exam-style questions. Flexible format to support
your teaching of the new 2015 AQA specification.

Uses a stimulating and relevant range of unseen written, spoken
and electronic sources – perfect for the synoptic approach of the
new spec!

  • Versatile worksheets with regular tasks and discussion points
    encourage reflective thinking and spark debate
  • Methods of language analysis integrated throughout activities
  • Varied examples provided and complex theories explained in an
    accessible way
  • ‘Synoptic Opportunities’ help students recognise how the
    topics merge with, support or contrast one another

Plus Vital Exam Practice!

  • Exam-style questions prep students to achieve top marks
    across the AOs
  • Indicative content included

All in one place! No other resource, including the AQA-approved textbook, covers the relevant theory in this detail. – D MacDonald, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

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Homework Packs for AS and A Level AQA English Language

Homework Packs for AS and A Level AQA English Language

Language Diversity, and Language Change and Children’s Language Development

20 ready-to-use, easy-to-set homeworks carefully constructed to supplement the teaching of the 2015 AS and A Level AQA English Language specification. These stand-alone homework sheets provide a variety of tasks covering all the AOs, to reinforce understanding of the key themes and develop vital exam skills.

Contains:

  1. Overview table directly linking each homework to the AQA specification to support curriculum planning and mapping
  2. Progressive worksheets with clear learning outcomes, imaginative activities and useful tips. Plenty of analysis practice and exam-style questions to draw focus to exam preparation included –perfect for revision!
  3. Plus! Extension tasks to challenge the most able – makes differentiation easy!
  4. Indicative content for every homework enables quick marking

‘What a great idea! With so much time pressure on teachers, coming up with meaningful homework tasks for the new A Level is really difficult. This is a perfect way for students to revise for each exam paper purposefully… I like the building of skills and the range of interesting and engaging texts to analyse… It covers key terminology but combines it well with application skills, i.e. naming processes, answering questions but most importantly, textual/data analysis which is key to so much of the exam.’
P Town, Head of English and Independent Reviewer

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GCSE OCR B Case Studies – Topic 7: The UK in the 21st Century

GCSE OCR B Case Studies - Topic 7: The UK in the 21st Century

Case Study resource packs – written specifically for the new OCR B GCSE Geography specification (J384).

Designed with an examination focus in mind. For each topic, ALL of the Case Studies required by the spec are
covered, providing a detailed synopsis of the event, location or theme in question.

In addition, single-page summaries, revision material, and practice exam questions help guide students in the lead up to their exams.

We’ve carefully selected a range of case studies which not only span the globe but also focus on countries with contrasting levels of development. As well as understanding the physical factors at play within each case study, these resources allow you to teach all of the human concepts by comparing locations at either end of the development spectrum.

Each case study is structured with two main parts; The Case Study, and The Exam Prep:

The Case Study sections include…

  • Thought-provoking images and starter questions to get students thinking
  • Fact files of all the key information relating to the event
  • ICT interactive links and reliable sources to extend research

The Exam Prep sections include…

  • Single-page summaries for an at-a-glance overview of the topic
  • Rapid-fire revision questions to drum home the facts and figures
  • OCR exam-style questions (with suggested answers) to provide a structured approach to testing knowledge and recall in the lead up to the exams

Teach your students to gain a deep understanding of the physical world around them through study of specific events, and learn about the interactions between people and place, and the differing effects that gloabl events will have on developing and developed populations.

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A Level OCR Topic Tests: 3.2 Disease Dilemmas (co-teachable)

A Level OCR Topic Tests: 3.2 Disease Dilemmas (co-teachable)

Ensure complete coverage with these topic-by-topic question banks – Co-Teachable for the new AS and A Level OCR Geography specifications (H081 and H481).

Resources in this range cover ALL spec content for the AS and A Level!

Within each test, questions progress from short/factual to longer-answer or exam-style. Every test is differentiated with an extension section that can be offered to higher ability students. Tests are provided in a write-on andnon-write-on format for flexibility. Full answers are provided so students can return to their completed tests to revise!

  • Every specification subtopic covered
  • Each topic divided into tests which can be undertaken in class or as a homework activity
  • The number of tests per topic allows one test to be set every fortnight over a two year course of study if using the full set of resources
  • Includes clear, detailed mark schemes

The final test in each pack is an end of topic summary, covering a range of content from across the whole topic.

Perfect for continued assessment, and progress tracking throughout the qualification. See which areas your class are strong on and which need a recap.

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Practice Papers for GCSE Edexcel French Reading: Foundation and Higher

Practice Papers for GCSE Edexcel French: Reading

Also available for Listening, Speaking and Writing

Comprehensive practice for Papers 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the 2016 GCSE Edexcel French specification. For each tier, there are three full practice papers, mirroring Edexcel Sample Assessment Materials.

All practice papers meet the requirements of the 2016 specifications and are followed by mark schemes which closely match those used by the exam board.

  • Every specification topic is covered, ensuring that students are familiar with questions on a wide range of issues
  • Interesting and up-to-date texts and recordings will stimulate students and encourage them to engage with the material
  • All activity, text and transcript types are covered – students will be completely familiar with the exam format

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