Learning Grids for GCSE OCR A Biology – Topics 1-3

Learning Grids for GCSE OCR A Biology

A brilliant idea designed to support differentiation. Students work through the question grids to review each specification point. Working alone or in pairs, with or without their books, every student can engage with this resource.

Progressive structure helps students grasp the basics before tackling applied questions.

A godsend for weaker students who find it difficult to absorb information in class. Particularly supports ‘hands-on’ learners who need to write information down to absorb it.

  • Leads to active learning, scaffolding of understanding and student confidence
  • An easy-to-set, yet valuable homework or cover lesson
  • Students work individually, you can focus where the help is needed
  • End result: revision notes – with full spec coverage!
    • Pack includes question-only grids and answer versions for easy marking.
    • Also includes key skills for practicals and Maths.

“Very easy way for students to review knowledge and check they are making progress”
K. Greenslade, Head of Biology & Ind. Reviewer

 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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GCSE Geography Case Studies with Exam Prep for AQA, OCR B and Edexcel B – Weather Hazards

GCSE Geography Case Studies with Exam Prep

Case Study resource packs – written specifically for the new AQA, OCR B and Edexcel B GCSE Geography specifications.

For each topic, ALL of the Case Studies and Located Examples required by the spec are covered.

We’ve carefully selected a range of located examples 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.

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.

  • Every required specification Case Study and Located Example Covered
  • Fact files of all the key information relating to the event
  • Thought-prokoving picture springboards to promote class discussion
  • Summary tables – perfect for revision

Also included to motivate students and help track progress…

  • ICT Interactive content, with suggested videos, websites, news articles and more…
  • Consolidation activities for each case study
  • Differentiated questions (with suggested answers) to test knowledge and recall of the facts and figures

 
COMPONENT 1:
Our Natural World Price is £69 (£49 for Edexcel B) — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Topic 1: Global Hazards – Weather
Flash flooding, Morpeth, UK, 2008; Flash
Flooding, Texas, 2015;

Hurricane Sandy, USA, 2012; Tropical Storm Chedza,
Madagascar, 2015;

Heatwave, UK, 2015; Heatwave, Pakistan, 2015;

Drought, UK, 2004-06; Drought, Brazil, 2015

Resource Bank: GCSE OCR A: The USA 1945–1974: The People and the State

Resource Bank: GCSE OCR A: The USA 1945–1974: The People and the State

These packs provide a wide range of innovative and stimulating classroom activities designed specifically to cover key topics for the 2016 OCR A GCSE specification! Each resource contains 20–30 ‘pick-up-and-go’ activities that fit into your lessons and develop vital historical skills.

A wide variety of activities for students…

  • Each core activity covers a clear specification point and in specification order – develops students’ knowledge and understanding of the period in a logical way
  • Extension ‘discussion points’ challenge students and develop second-order historical concepts – vital for accessing top marks in the exam
  • Four types of keyword activity for every topic with student-friendly definitions for each term – help build confidence and familiarity with need-to-know figures and events
  • Timeline activity provides a fantastic visual overview of the time period – great at both the start and end of the course!

… that fit in easily with any lesson!

  • Clear teacher instructions for each task including suggested timings – easy to apply in the classroom
  • Most activities need no preparation – perfect for cover lessons or starter and plenary tasks
  • Answers provided, great for AfL or instant classroom feedback!

‘I’m very positive about this resource, which will support teachers and pupils in all areas of the Specification. Pupils are given plenty of opportunity to think through the issues raised in the course of their studies and encouraged to articulate them both verbally and in written form.’ – N Stanley, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

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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An Inspector Calls Exam Preparation Packs for GCSE English Literature (Edexcel, OCR, Eduqas & WJEC (Wales)

An Inspector Calls Exam Preperation Packs for GCSE English Literature

Apply set-text teaching to the exam with these focused companions, specifically tailored to the exam board.

Three structured steps to build success:

  1. Revision
    • At-a-glance topical summaries cover key points in an easy-to-digest format
    • Revision activities consolidate knowledge through quizzes, mind mapping, quotation analysis, close reading and more!
  2. Exam Preparation
    • Essay-focused exercises build planning and writing skills and improve exam technique
  3. Exam Practice
    • Plenty of original exam-style questions give practice in all areas – great for mock exams
    • Worked-through example takes students through planning, drafting and completing an essay in manageable steps
    • Sample essays with annotated versions and activities demonstrate how to improve grades

Includes annotated sample essays!

Plus! Student-friendly self- or peer-mark scheme and suggested answers for all activities. Tasks can be set in class or for homework to enhance your revision schedule.

 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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Topic Tests: GCSE OCR B: World Depth Study: The First Crusade, c.1070–1100

Topic Tests: GCSE OCR B: World Depth Study

Structured learning – effortless delivery!

Prepare your students for the all-exam-based 2016 GCSE specification with these large banks of topic-by-topic questions. Ideal for identifying gaps in knowledge in class, homework or as revision in time for exams!

Exposes students to the types of questions they could meet in an exam – including source-based questions.

  • Engages your class with a range of question formats including mind maps, timeline tasks and match-ups
  • Includes a detailed user-friendly mark scheme for easy marking
  • Provided in both write-on ‘practice-exam’ and ‘question-only’ formats
  • PLUS peer-assessment sheets – great for AfL

‘Very useful for homework tasks and monitoring student progress. Easy to assess. Accessible to all students.’ – R Bailey, HoD & Independent Reviewer

Price is £54 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Revision Podcasts for GCSE OCR PE

Revision Podcasts for GCSE OCR PE

Outstanding audio podcasts in question-and-answer format covering every topic from both papers of the OCR GCSE PE (9-1) specification (from 2016).

Two ways to use…

  1. In class – web interface allows students to easily pick topics they are weak on
  2. At home – students download to their MP3 player or smartphone
  • Questions tailored to the exam focus students on the information needed for each specification
  • Broken down into individual topic areas – support customised revision plans
  • 3 levels of differentiation – Bronze, Silver and Gold – ensure the most effective revision for each individual student
  • An alternative way of revising – perfect for auditory learners
  • Photocopiable checklists provided to focus students’ revision schedules and ensure every question is covered.

Price includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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