Love through the Ages Mind Maps and Activities For AS and A Level Pre- and Post-1900 Poetry

Love through the Ages Pre- and Post-1900 Poetry

Target all abilities and learner types with these inspiring and highly visual A3 mind maps for AS and A Level AQA A English Literature. Perfect for consolidation, revision, and encouraging independent learning.

  • Poem-by-poem mind maps provide focused analysis, essential context, and valuable critical perspectives – break down all AOs for accessible and painless revision.
  • Whole-collection mind maps connect elements of literary analysis for full understanding across all poems – essential for the A Level Section C comparison question.
  • Diverse activities including research, discussion and comparative tasks ensure engagement and develop personal and evidenced responses – vital for exam success.
  • Answers included!


Plus! Detailed exam advice for AS and A Level – sample essay extracts clearly demonstrate how to achieve top marks.

‘A very comprehensive exploration of the poems … The inclusion of suggested answers is useful both to facilitate independent study and to support teachers.’ – R Shakeshaft, Head of English and Independent Reviewer (Post-1900)

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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

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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:
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‘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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A Level French Narratives

A Level French Narratives

An introduction to studying literary texts

AS and A Level

Introduce your students to authentic, target-language works with these original, 3000-word narratives and supporting activities – the perfect stepping stone to studying a literary text!

Getting to Know… Der Vorleser

Getting to Know... Der Vorleser

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Bernhard Schlink’s triumphant post-war parable about the struggle to come to terms with the past. Students will get to know Der Vorleser inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams.

  • Before: Introductory tasks cover background to the novel and the author. Includes special section to expand students’ literary vocabulary and facilitate critical analysis.
  • During: The comprehensive chapter-by-chapter analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students consolidate their knowledge of the novel through comprehension and reflection questions. Followed by critical examination of themes, characters, symbols and literary technique.
  • After: Bespoke exam section covering new exam requirements, tips for planning and writing literary essays, and sample essay with marking activity.

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

‘Good vocab lists in German which gives students keywords but also makes them do some work by working out the meanings (…) I think that this resource would be extremely helpful for a teacher, especially as it includes the solutions to the questions. A teacher would also be able to pick and choose certain parts and use this resource when planning their scheme of work on Der Vorleser’
– S Davidson, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer

‘I thought that the resource was a comprehensive and authoritative study guide to one of the most important German literary works of the last 20 years. It provides students with the chance to study the holistic picture, as well as the text itself, by looking in depth at themes raised. The educational value of the resource is vast.’
– N Jeffery, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer

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Getting to Know… Sophie Scholl

Getting to Know... Sophie Scholl

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this award-winning, Oscar-nominated 2005 film by Marc Rothemund. Students will get to know Sophie Scholl inside out and be fully prepared for the AS and A Level writing exams. The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering related vocabulary, relevant language structures and historical and political context give students a solid foundation for their study.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding. Students consolidate their knowledge of the film through activities that include: vocabulary, comprehension, translation, grammar, discussion, research and writing.
  • After: Provides critical examination of all main themes and issues and cinematographic techniques used, including: colours, music, camerawork and symbolism. Detailed sections on the film’s director and actors. Followed by a bespoke exam section covering new AQA and Edexcel requirements, tips and sample essays with activities for both AS and A Level.

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

‘A very useful and detailed resource which will help teachers snd students prepare in a structured way for the different parts of the new exams.’
– M Missenhardt, German 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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Reading Exam Practice for AS AQA German

18 original texts followed by exam-style questions and answers covering all AS topics. Comprehensive, skills-focused packs written specifically for the 2016 AQA specification.

  • Covers a wide range of text sources used by AQA – so students will be very fully familiar with exam format
  • Multiple opportunities to practise each task type in different contexts continuously develop students’ exam skills
  • Engaging texts on topical issues in Target Language countries – make sure students are up to date for exams
  • Clear and detailed marking criteria – perfect for peer-assessment

Reading

  • Text types include: articles, advertisements, literary texts, testimonials, interviews, blog posts and reports
  • 48 activities covering a range of verbal and non-verbal response tasks mirroring the SAMs
  • Includes summary tasks with exam-style mark schemes

 

‘I really like this resource on the whole as it offers a range of texts on different topics, which can be used as either a revision tool, consolidation or homework. It also gives a variety of response types for the learner as in the exam. I particularly liked the authentic nature of some of the texts, which makes the reosurce both current and relevant.’
– C Benn, German 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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