Getting to Know… Volver (2nd Edition)

Getting to Know... Volver (2nd Edition)

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of topics such as contemporary Spanish cinema, the role of women, religion, culture, relationships and more in this famous and well-loved film directed by Pedro Almodóvar (2006).

AS and A Level students will get to know Volver 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 aspects such as cultural references, immigration, the director and the actors.
  • During: A comprehensive work-through of the film. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the film by analysing the characters and their relationships, themes, cinematic techniques and genre.
  • After: Exam-style practice questions, model essays on key themes and indicative content help students to apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!

Suitable for: • AQA AS and A Level Edexcel AS and A LevelWJEC A Level only

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WJEC GCSE 2018 topic: Revision Guide for TV Newspaper and News Websites

WJEC GCSE 2018 topic: Revision Guide for TV Newspaper and News Websites

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 news websites, focusing on key aspects of representation, audience and genre
  • Key information the newspapers and news websites 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

Specifically written for the GCSE WJEC 2018 exam – every page is relevant!

‘It really helped me get my head around web-based drama – before this I had no idea idea where to start.’ – T Wilkes, Head of Expressive Arts, Fakenham High School, Customer

‘FANTASTIC! Buy it – we do every year and it has really impacted on our teaching & results.’ – N Ayres, Head of Media Studies & Customer

‘Motivates and encourages students to revise independently.’
– R Logue, HoD & Customer

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GCSE WJEC Teaching Pack 2018 – TV News and News Websites

GCSE WJEC Media Studies Teaching Pack - TV News and News Websites

Detailed 19-lesson SoW designed specifically for the WJEC 2018 exam topic.

  • Detailed Lesson Plans, Handouts & Worksheets
  • Answers, Exemplars and PowerPoints Provided
  • ‘Info sheet’ handouts relate all the key concepts to TV News and Websites.
  • AfL tasks throughout for self and peer assessment

Structured lesson plans and all associated resources provided.

  • Exam-focused theory, analysis and stimulating activities throughout.
  • Regular analysis tasks and exemplars for Section A
  • Thorough practice of creative tasks for Section B

Contemporary texts thoroughly researched to ensure you cover every aspect of the topic!

ALL DIRECTLY RELEVANT TO TV News and News Websites

“The exam is at the centre of it and all work is relevant and yet interesting… Opportunities for peer assessment are well-directed and clear… each type of question is dealt with thoroughly… Enables pupils to know what the examiner is looking for and how to get the marks. The exploration of how meaning is created through construction and editing gives the kids an A* approach to textual analysis… The Web-Based Drama work is excellent… every conceivable relevant theory is there to give them the edge in the exam… As an educational resource I wouldn’t want to be without it!”
K Chanter, Head of Media Studies & Independent Reviewer (previous edition)

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Stretch and Challenge Articles for GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Stretch and Challenge Articles for GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics

A bumper pack of engaging and highly relevant articles to accompany a whole year of the GCSE course. With follow-up activities for every article and full links to specs, this is a wonderful addition to any SoW.

  • Fascinating examples of both cutting-edge and historic developments to engage students with Science.
  • Totally flexible – use as a core lesson element, extension activity or a homework.
  • Discussion questions and comprehension questions allow students to consolidate, then take their ideas further.

“A fantastic resource to stimulate learning and further research; challenging enough to stretch the most able, but supported by structured questioning to make it accessible to all pupils.”
Dr A England, Head of Biology & Independent Reviewer

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GCSE WJEC Teaching Pack: Introduction to Media

GCSE 9-1 OCR Teaching Pack: Introduction to Media

Gauge student understanding and build up the basics

This stimulating and detailed six-lesson scheme of work familiarises students with the framework and key terminology via structured starters, activities and plenaries. Pick up and teach as introductory lessons or taster sessions – the perfect foundation for GCSE media.

Every lesson includes:

  • Fun, creative and engaging worksheets and PowerPoint activities such as symbol and advert creation – great for visual and weaker learners
  • Full indicative content for easy marking and peer- or self-assessment

Makes theory relevant and accessible using products students buy, shows they watch, and signs they recognise.

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Ingredient Cards for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition – Sauces, Stocks, Reductions and Condiments

Ingredient Cards for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition - Sauces, Stocks, Reductions and Condiments

For AQA, OCR, Eduqas and WJEC

Develop knowledge, improve cooking skills, arouse curiosity and inspire creativity with
these versatile ingredient cards for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.

Easy to use, pick-up-and-teach resource for use in practical lessons, as homework or for further reading.

Each ingredients card includes:

  • What is it? – an effective ‘overview’ to stimulate the senses!
  • Storage options – enhancing awareness on food preservation and safety!
  • Common cuisines – developing knowledge on origins and culinary traditions of ingredients.
  • Nutritional information – micro- and macronutrient data – advancing students’ analysis, interpretation and critical evaluation skills when selecting ingredients.
  • Health benefits – encouraging students to make healthy food choices.
  • Allergy and health risks – exploring the relationship between diet, nutrition and health.
  • Cooking uses and alternatives – inspiring new ideas when creating and modifying recipes for medical, ethical, moral and religious reasons.

Each group of ingredients also includes a student task sheet, with:

  • Questions and activities – to check knowledge and inspire further research on spec-specific topic areas.
  • Extension tasks – with stimulating experiments, tests and food-industry- related activities to motivate the next generation of food enthusiasts.

Price is £39 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Ingredient Cards for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition – Herbs and Spices

Ingredient Cards for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition - Herbs and Spices

For AQA, OCR, Eduqas and WJEC

Develop knowledge, improve cooking skills, arouse curiosity and inspire creativity with these versatile ingredient cards for GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.

Easy to use, pick-up-and-teach resource for use in practical lessons, as homework or for further reading.

Each ingredient card includes:

  • What is it? – an effective ‘overview’ to stimulate the senses!
  • Storage options – enhancing awareness on food preservation and safety!
  • Common cuisines – developing knowledge on origins and culinary traditions of ingredients.
  • Nutritional information – micro- and macronutrient data – advancing students’ analysis, interpretation and critical evaluation skills when selecting ingredients.
  • Health benefits – encouraging students to make healthy food choices.
  • Allergy and health risks – exploring the relationship between diet, nutrition and health.
  • Cooking uses and alternatives – inspiring new ideas when creating and modifying recipes for medical, ethical, moral and religious reasons.

Each group of ingredients also includes a student task sheet, with:

  • Questions and activities – to check knowledge and inspire further research on spec-specific topic areas.
  • Extension tasks – with stimulating experiments, tests and food-industry-related activities to motivate the next generation of food enthusiasts.

Price is £34 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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