Crosswords & Keyword Activities for A Level Edexcel B Biology

Crosswords & Keyword Activities for A Level Edexcel B Biology

A comprehensive activity pack to help students learn the essential terms for the 2015 A Level course.

Loop game / dominoes, glossary builders and crosswords (inc. interactive versions) are among the activities designed to make key term revision as effective and engaging as possible for students.

  • Student-friendly definitions make complex terms accessible to all
  • Endless uses – homework, starters & plenaries, revision lessons or individual support
  • CD-ROM format allows straightforward sharing on the school network

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days. If you need your resource(s) during the holidays, but your school is not open for deliveries, then please call us to place your order and discuss available options.
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Getting to Know… La lengua de las mariposas (2nd Edition)

Getting to Know... La lengua de las mariposas (2nd Edition)

Suitable for: Edexcel AS and A Level, and CCEA AS

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this critically acclaimed, touching Spanish film. Students will get to know La lengua de las mariposas inside out and be fully prepared for their AS and A Level writing exams.

The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering socio-political context, cinematic techniques, and the director and his influences provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study. Includes vocab, comprehension and research activities.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding – broaden students’ knowledge of characters, themes, genre and techniques while consolidating language skills. Activities include: vocabulary exercises, comprehension questions, grammar practice, translations, essay writing and speaking activities.
  • After: Exam-style essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Model answers and feedback activities prompt discussion of successful answers.

Aspects covered include: social, historical and political context; the director and his influences; genre; representation; cinematographic techniques; use of language; characters; criticism; reflection.

The resource is easily worth the money and I would pay to use it – it has clearly had a huge amount of work put in by someone who really knows the film. I would definitely buy it and would recommend it to others. THANK YOU!
– J Tipton, MFL Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Fantastic resource for a brilliant Spanish film on tradition and the cruelty of the Spanish Civil War.
– J Ermina, MFL 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. If you need your resource(s) during the holidays, but your school is not open for deliveries, then please call us to place your order and discuss available options.
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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature

Suitable for: Edexcel | AQA | OCR | Eduqas

A respectable and mild-mannered doctor develops a liquid to help him better understand the human psyche. Instead, he unleashes a power from within himself that is too monstrous to be contained…
Investigate the novel’s compelling themes of good, evil and the duality of human nature, and discover Victorian attitudes towards science and progress with this collection of inventive and imaginative activities.

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Spoken language practice
  • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Appealing tasks based on modern media

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every chapter is explored through a range of thought-provoking and diverse tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Setting • Themes • Language • Form • Structure • Context

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class.

Plus! Suggested answers for questions and activities included.

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Practical Theory for GCSE Edexcel PE: Component 1 and Component 2

Practical Theory for GCSE Edexcel PE: Component 1 and Component 2

Putting the PHYSICAL back in to Physical Education!

  • Full spec coverage
  • Engaging and structured write-on student worksheets enable clear student feedback
  • Versatile – Complete in the sports hall, outside or on the athletics track.

12–22 carefully selected practical activities to engage and familiarise students in the theory content for both papers of the Edexcel GCSE PE specification.

Each practical activity is great for kinaesthetic learners and contains:

  • Relevant and concise aims – link practical activities to essential specification content.
  • Cool-down questions – encourage detailed understanding and assessment of learning.
  • Exam-style questions – provide focus at the end of each session.

Students learn through: racing around the cardiac system, competing in fitness challenges as their favourite superstars, experiencing arousal/stress first hand and becoming a sponsor for a lesson!

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Twelfth Night Activity Pack for AS and A Level English Literature

Twelfth Night Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Set text for:

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

Mistaken identity, misplaced passions and the folly of ambition come together to create one of Shakespeare’s most hilarious, most ridiculous and most antic-filled plays.

Engage your class in Twelfth Night’s topsy-turvy storyline and tangled web of characters with a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

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

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore Appealing act-by-act tasks guide students through the play, 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

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Differentiated Structured Cover Lessons for GCSE Edexcel French

Differentiated Structured Cover Lessons for GCSE Edexcel French

Keep students busy – but without busy work!

New 2016 spec!
Includes translation practice and TL culture

28 worksheets covering every topic on the 2016 GCSE Edexcel specification – so you’ll always have a cover lesson on content students are currently studying.

Fully stand-alone structured lessons with clear progression from one task to the next:
❶ Vocab ❷ Reading ❸ Translation (from and into TL) ❹ Writing ❺ Creative project. With extension “challenges” throughout to ensure even the quickest students have enough work to keep them busy with meaningful language practice for the whole lesson.

Separate Foundation and Higher worksheets so you can select the most appropriate tasks for your class and individual students – never worry about differentiating cover work again!

  • Clear instructions for students
  • Fully stand-alone – no need for a specialist teacher
  • Includes answers for easy peer- or self-marking

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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Othello Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Othello Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Set text for:

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

Transport your class to the exotic and tragic world of the Renaissance Mediterranean, with comprehensive and dynamic activities on Shakespeare’s most theatrical tragedy.

Explore the play’s destructive and gripping themes, observe Shakespeare’s amazing ability at characterisation, and discover the contextual factors that make Othello such a fascinating text.

Ready-to-use handouts cover the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

Activities include:

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

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore Appealing chapter-by-chapter 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

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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