AS and A Level Edexcel Exam Preparation: Option 2B.1: Luther and the German Reformation

AS and A Level Exam Preparation: Option 2B.1: Luther and the German Reformation

Perfect your students’ exam technique for the 2017 exams and beyond. A wide variety of differentiated exam practice activities, model answers and three practice papers, all in one pack!
Each pack is unique for AS and A Level!

  • Original practice papers for both AS and A level, providing mocks for both years.
  • Differentiated activities in each pack.
    • The AS pack develops core source skills and basic essay structure.
    • The A Level pack introduces more complex skills such as comparison and advanced essay writing.
    • Exam advice tailored to students’ precise level.

    Build confidence in key exam skills …

    • Clear and concise guidance on command words and exam technique, and breakdown of the mark scheme – all in student-friendly language.
    • Progressive activities tailored for both source and essay questions – help build confidence and practice skills with planning grids, debates and more!
    • Differentiated activities for those with low, medium or high skills – accessible for any student, no matter what their expected grade.
    • Sample answers with examiner commentary so that students can mark and improve – peer activities that focus students on how to get top marks.

    … then put them to the test!

      • Three practice papers covering every aspect of each option – original questions not available from Edexcel.
      • Student-friendly mark schemes and detailed indicative content – easy marking and quick feedback so students know where to improve.

    Price is £69 each or both for £109 (save £29!) — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Measure for Measure Activity Pack for AS and A Level

Measure for Measure Activity Pack for AS and A Level

Set text for:

  • OCR AS & A Level
  • AQA A AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level
  • Eduqas A Level

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

The city of Vienna is plagued by an abundance of brothels and unchaste morals. The one man who can re-establish order disappears, and it’s up to his unmerciful deputy to clean up the city… Guarantee engagement with this invaluable activity pack.

Diverse and original activities cover the whole play from 5-minute performance tasks to independent contextual study and analysis. Mix and match to suit your class!

Prepare
Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study

Explore
Appealing scene-by-scene tasks guide students through the novel, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged

Reflect
Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes • Attitudes and Values • Writer’s use of language • Form • Structure • Context • Critical Reception

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

‘Excellent. The approach to the resource was intelligent, serious and focused throughout and the author had clearly put a great deal of thought into it. It showed great passion for the play and a keen sense of the issues Shakespeare addresses in it and the techniques he uses to do so.’ – A Stanton, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £89 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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GCSE (9-1) Edexcel Maths Practice Exam Papers

GCSE (9-1) Edexcel Maths Practice Exam Papers

Available for Foundation & Higher

Build student confidence in Mathematics in preparation for the new 9-1 exams with these unique sets of practice exam papers.

Bigger than ever before!

10 sets; 30 papers per board per tier.

Better than ever before!

  • Well-designed papers with clearly worded questions – methodically written and checked by mathematicians and teachers!
  • Full specification coverage – all topics covered with the required AO1, AO2 & AO3 weightings
  • Matches the exact style of the new exam in terms of structure, cumulative difficulty, question types, new topics, and new demanding problem-solving questions

Versatile!

Each paper includes:

  1. Write-on version – mimics exam layout, perfect preparation for the real thing!
  2. Non-write-on version – minimise photocopying costs
  3. A5 booklet versions – great for revision, even smaller copying costs
  4. Detailed worked solutions support learning with useful commentary, mark schemes and common alternative solutions

Meticulous attention to detail!

  • Triple checked for accuracy and question clarity
  • Specification mapping ensures all areas of the specification covered and AOs weighted
  • Likely question type frequency reflected across the 30 papers; this ensures for example common exam questions occur frequently across the sets
  • Level of difficulty modelled to ensure the same level of difficulty as the specimens, which themselves were statistically checked by Ofqual
  • Non-write-on versions include optional short work booklets for the occasional questions where writing directly onto the question is useful.

Designed for students and teachers!

  • Separate answer column for faster marking!
  • Extra detail in workings helps students identify their mistakes and learn effectively
  • Common alternative solutions enable students to match their solution to that provided

 

Price is £189 per tier / £369 for both tiers — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Unseen Fiction Preparation Pack: Diffability

Unseen Fiction Preparation Pack: Diffability for Edexcel GCSE English Language

for Edexcel GCSE Language

Boost students’ confidence in analysing unseen fiction and non-fiction texts with these rich and comprehensive banks of ❶ extracts with ❷ student activities and ❸ exam-style questions.

Full preparation for the reading sections of the Edexcel GCSE English Language specification:

❶ Carefully considered extracts

  • Includes 8 debate-provoking extracts – or pairs of extracts for comparative packs
  • Wide range of intriguing themes from secret societies to beauty blogging – mirrors the unpredictability of the Reading exams and prepares students for tricky texts

❷ Accompanying introductory and differentiated worksheets

  • Clearly structured pre-reading, comprehension and analysis activities for each extract
  • Develop key analytical skills needed for exam success
  • Answers to all activities – ideal for quick marking!
Worksheets available at two fully differentiated levels:
1. Scaffolded activities allow lower-ability students a straightforward way into the text
2. ‘Taking it Further’ extension sheets challenge high achievers!

❸ Exam-style questions for every question type

  • Apply learning and improve exam technique
  • Plus! Full student-friendly mark schemes – perfect for self-assessment and identifying areas for improvement

Embed in lesson plans or hand out for individual study!

“I particularly liked the progression of tasks and how they linked closely to the AOs. I also liked the detailed answer sheets for students to self and peer mark which is particularly useful for developing independent learning skills.” – J Mulholland, Teacher and Independent Reviweer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Vocabulary Activity Pack for GCSE Edexcel French

Vocabulary Activity Pack for GCSE Edexcel French

Much more than just a glossary!

Ensure students get to grips with essential terminology with these fantastic, topic-by-topic activities. Covers every individual piece of theme-based vocabulary in the whole of the 2016 GCSE Edexcel specification – the perfect accompaniment to the course.
Each self-contained worksheet follows a logical Recognise the Meaning ⇒ Put it into Context ⇒ Use it Yourself structure to support learning and ensure progression:

  • Foundation and Higher worksheets available for each topic – set work appropriate to the needs of your class
  • Varied and engaging activities build familiarity and confidence with topic-specific vocabulary. Tasks to suit any learning style, including match-ups, unscrambling, crosswords, noughts and crosses, fill in the gaps, board games and more!
  • Full answers included for easy self-, peer- and teacher marking

Perfect for use in class or at home, as part of ongoing learning or end-of-topic assessment and end-of-year revision – the ultimate in flexible teaching!

‘It will be very reassuring to teachers that everything on the vocabulary list is covered and will reduce that fear of failing to teach key vocabulary.’
– P Edge, French Teacher and Examiner and Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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The Handmaid’s Tale Flipped Classroom Resource

Set text for:

  • AQA A A Level
  • AQA B A Level
  • Edexcel AS & A Level
  • OCR A Level

Revolutionise your teaching of this challenging yet insightful novel. Students prepare at home with stimulating notes and activities, then reflect upon key concepts back in the classroom. Innovative, seminar-style learning facilitates independent thinking and delivers ready-made, valuable homework tasks.

  • Supportive teacher guidance provides useful strategies to approaching the text.
  • Pre-, during-, and post-reading study covers all aspects of text analysis and enables directed, in-depth classroom discussion, leading to outstanding exam responses.
    • Indicative content for peer- or self-assessment encourages student involvement and responsibility.
  • Essay writing advice and activities provide essential exam preparation.
    • Student-friendly AO guide ensures full comprehension of the marking criteria.

“This is just what we have been looking for. Although this is a text we have taught before, resources linked to the new A-level were scarce and many have release dates too far in the future for them to be useful to us in our planning. This is ideal for both experienced teachers and those new to the novel.” – P Town, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Getting to Know… Bodas de Sangre

Suitable for Edexcel AS and A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Lorca’s classic Spanish tragedy. Students will get to know Bodas de Sangre inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level Edexcel writing exam.

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering social, geographical and theatrical context and the author and his influences provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study. Includes vocabulary, comprehension and research exercises.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the events of the play while examining related themes and issues. Activities include: comprehension, discussion, writing, busca una cita and more!
  • After: Full analysis of themes, characters, symbolism, structure and theatrical techniques encourages students to think critically about the play and evaluate its wider relevance.
    • Includes repaso activities – perfect for end-of-study revision
    • Dedicated exam preparation section helps students to apply what they have learnt. Includes exam-style practice questions, essay-writing guidance, sample answers and marking activities

More Getting to Know… resources for:
AQA
Edexcel
WJEC
CCEA

‘This resource is extremely detailed with many excellent activities for KS5 students’
– S Dunne, Spanish Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £89 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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