Keyword Activities for WJEC GCSE PE: Topics 1–5

Keyword Activities for WJEC GCSE PE: Topics 1–5

Ensure students get to grips with the technical terms in the new 9–1 WJEC GCSE specification with fantastic topic-by-topic activities. Covers all theory content from across all 5 topics, providing a sound basis for the whole course.

For every topic, varied activities based on a core set of keywords and definitions:

  1. Match-up
  2. Table Fill
  3. Crosswords (+ interactive version)
  4. Bingo
  5. Dominoes
  6. Write Your Own Glossary

New for the GCSE (9–1) 2016 specification: All activities are provided electronically on a CD-ROM which can be copied directly onto your school network and accessed using a HTML interface. All activities are in PDF format and interactive (HTML5) crosswords are also included!

  • Varied and engaging activities build confidence and familiarity with need-to-know terms
  • Student-friendly definitions make complex terms accessible to all
  • Flexible, ready-to-use worksheets for classwork or homework
  • Answers included – perfect for revision and self-assessment

Price is £24-49+VAT — Digital resource on CD plus photocopiable A4 pages. Includes site/copy licence. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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WJEC GCSE 2017 topic: Revision Guide for Newspaper and Radio News

WJEC GCSE 2017 topic: Revision Guide for Newspaper and Radio News

Ensure students are fully prepared for the exam, from key terms to analysis and pre-production skills.

  • Key terms activities give students the language they need to discuss the exam topic
  • Step-by-step analysis of newspapers and radio, focusing on key aspects of representation, audience and genre
  • Key information the newspaper and radio industry and promotion – plus plenty of design practice

Essential Practice

  • Exam-style questions & pre-production tasks
  • Annotated sample answers help them to recognise what makes a good answer

The revision guide lives up to its claim to leave ‘no room for unexpected surprises and unprepared pupils!’ I would definitely purchase this resource when it becomes available as it saves teachers a lot of time – C McCarthy, 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.
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Getting to Know… Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure full understanding of Jean-Pierre’s Jeunet’s Un long dimanche de fiançailles. Students will get to know this award-winning First World War romance inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams.

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

  • Before: Introductory tasks to prepare students, with particular focus on historical context. Special sections on cinematic and wartime vocabulary give students the tools they need to present their analysis.
  • During: Comprehensive scene-by-scene work-through to ensure thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the narrative through comprehension, translation, grammar and reflection exercises. Includes dedicated section on analysis of characters and themes.
  • After: Useful phrases, essay-writing template and exam-style essay questions to help students apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!

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

This is an excellent resource and goes beyond the starting point it states that it is.
– Maggie Leach, 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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AS/A Level WJEC/Eduqas English – Paradise Lost Book 9 Activity Pack

Paradise Lost Book 9 Activity Pack for AS/A Level WJEC/Eduqas English

Unearth Book IX of Milton’s bold, biblical tale of humanity’s fall from Eden. Share in the significance of Adam and Eve’s original sin with creative and stimulating activities, differentiated for all levels. This invaluable activity pack provides a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole of Book IX, 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

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare
    Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study, including crucial notes on context
  • Explore
    Appealing section-by-section tasks guide students through the text, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged
  • Reflect
    Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Genre • Themes • Writer’s use of language • Form • Structure

Plus! Essential exam advice – from keeping cool the night before, to on-the-day preparation!

Price is £74 — 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… Le silence de la mer

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of a book which became a symbol of resistance against Nazi occupiers. Students will get to know Le silence de la mer inside out and be fully prepared for the A Level Eduqas writing exam.

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

  • Before: Includes introductory tasks covering historical context, the author and genre. Special sections on literary and wartime vocabulary give students the tools they need to present their analysis.
  • During: The comprehensive chapter-by-chapter walk-through ensures thorough understanding. Students will consolidate their knowledge of the narrative through vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, and writing activities.

    Includes dedicated whole-text analysis section covering characters, setting, themes, techniques, structure, symbols, messages and reception.

  • After: Exam-style questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Example essay prompts discussion of successful essay technique.

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

This is an impressive resource, well thought out and organised. It considers the requirements of the examining body, but also shows an awareness of students’ needs, in that it offers a variety of source material, activities, vocabulary and questions.

– S Webster, 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.
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Getting to Know… El Bola

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this award-winning Spanish drama from Achero Mañas. Students will get to know the film El Bola inside out and be fully prepared for the extended writing task.

    • Before: Introductory tasks covering elements such as cinematic vocabulary, the background to the film, the director and plot provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study.
    • 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 vocabulary, comprehension, grammar and more.
      • With focus on cinematic techniques
    • After: Detailed examination of key characters, themes and imagery.
      • Dedicated exam-preparation section helps students to apply what they have learnt. With useful phrases, exam-style practice questions, essay-writing guidance, sample answers and marking activities.

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

A really interesting resource which engages the student. I especially like the third section of the resource, after watching the movie, in which the evolution of the characters, their motivations and the imaginery are analysed – perfect preparation for writing an essay.’
– A Puig Casas, 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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GCSE WJEC Media Studies Practice Papers 2017

GCSE WJEC Media Studies Practice Papers 2017Newspaper and Radio News

Practice Papers for the exam topic

Fully prepare your students to succeed in the exam!

  • Varied questions test all key concepts
  • Variety of creative planning tasks: front cover, double-page feature article, promotional pull-out magazine
  • 3 original papers in exam style – not available from WJEC

Everything you need:

  • Design sheets and write-on papers provided
  • Student-friendly mark schemes for all 3 papers – great for self-assessment!
  • Sample answers, great for AfL: Paper 1 has C-grade answers so students can identify improvements, Paper 2 has exemplar A* answers to show them how to aim high
  • Paper 3 is an extension paper to challenge your most able with the rarer types of exam questions

Excellent examiner-style comments to allow students a detailed insight into what they are looking for in the response to questions.
– E Richardson, Media Teacher & Independent Reviewer

Last year we used ZigZag and eRevision – 94% A*-C GCSE results. Best ever.
– P Knowles, Head of Media & Customer, 2014

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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