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

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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Topic on a Page for AS and A Level AQA English Language

Topic on a Page for AS and A Level AQA English Language

Language Diversity and Methods of Language Analysis

Covers the essentials concisely.

Unique, student-friendly A3 (photocopiable) revision posters cover all of the key concepts, terminology and theory of the AQA AS and A Level 2015 English Language specification.

Each topic summary is provided as:

  1. A complete Revision Poster
  2. A partially complete Activity Poster with focused and varied tasks for structured revision

(in both A3 and A4 format!)

  • Concise notes summarise essential knowledge while diagrams and images support students’ visual understanding.
  • Carefully designed to encourage students to make clear links between key ideas in the exam – crucial for hitting those top grades!
  • Exam-style questions with annotated exemplars – puts focused revision into practice!

Hand out at the end of the course or topic for revision and consolidation • Assign partially completed posters as in-class activities or homeworks • Display in classroom or use as place mats as visual cues

Price is From £39 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Topic Tests for AS and A Level OCR Geography: Dryland Landscapes

Topic Tests for AS and A Level OCR Geography: Dryland Landscapes

Ensure complete coverage with these topic-by-topic question banks – co-teachable for the new AS and A Level OCR Geography specifications (H081 and H481).

Resources in this range cover ALL spec content for the AS and A Level!

Within each test, questions progress from short/factual to longer-answer or exam-style. Every test is differentiated with an extension section that can be offered to higher ability students. Tests are provided in a non-write-on format. Full answers are provided so students can return to their completed tests to revise!

  • Every specification subtopic covered
  • Each topic divided into tests which can be undertaken in class or as a homework activity
  • The number of tests per topic allows one test to be set every fortnight over a two year course of study if using the full set of resources
  • Includes clear, detailed mark schemes

The final test in each pack is an end of topic summary, covering a range of content from across the whole topic.
Perfect for continued assessment, and progress tracking throughout the qualification. See which areas your class are strong on and which need a recap.

“Structured very clearly and logically; enables students to revise both content and assessment skills, and provides full and comprehensive answers. Really good value for money – it has saved us hours putting revision materials together.”
L. Bentley-Pattison, Customer & Independent Reviewer

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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Getting to Know…Good bye, Lenin!

Getting to Know... Good bye, Lenin! (2nd Edition)

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background
information
and practice exam questions
ensure comprehensive understanding of Good bye, Lenin!
Students will explore this intriguing tragicomic film directed by
Wolfgang Becker and fully prepare for the writing
exam
. The structure offers the perfect balance between
guided classwork and independent study:

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

  • Before: Students begin to explore the film
    with insight into German history, the director, Wolfgang
    Becker, and the main actor, Daniel Brühl.
  • During: Key scenes are investigated through
    carefully crafted activities that test comprehension of the
    film, including translation, grammar and vocabulary tasks.
  • After: This section focuses on analysis of key
    concepts such as themes, critical reception and main
    characters, followed by exam preparation techniques and
    exam-style questions.

Bonus:Audio interview with a person who lived through the ‘Wiedervereinigung’.

  • Answers are provided for all activities, including model
    essays and indicative content for the exam-style questions.

 

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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Devising Activity Pack for A Level Edexcel Drama

Devising Activity Pack for A Level Edexcel Drama

 

Devising: Activity and Portfolio Support Pack

Supporting A Level Edexcel Component 1: Devising

30 original, stand-alone activity worksheets to
guide your students step by step through the devising process.

Split into three progressive sections mirroring the spec:

  1. Creating and developing – use chronologically
    to channel students’ creativity into mark-winning pieces
  2. Devised performance or design realisation –
    mix and match to provide focus and inject energy
  3. Analysis and evaluation – break the process
    into bite-sized chunks and transform notes into first-class
    portfolio

Perfect to supplement or shape any scheme of work:

  • Ensure students meet all relevant AOs and spec requirements
    with detailed teacher guidance
  • Use as a basis for a teacher-led workshop, or encourage
    autonomy by giving straight to students
  • Focus on portfolio as well as performance – show students how
    to gain marks

Plus! Includes overview grid with timings for
quick and easy planning

 

The activities are diverse and inspiring – E Haynes, HoD and Independent Reviewer

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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Learning through Songs for AS and A Level French

Learning through Songs for AS and A Level French

 

Learning through songs for AS and A Level French

Authentic music from francophone countries

Enhance cultural knowledge in an active and engaging way!

Students listen to authentic francophone songs
from diverse cultures, genres and countries to improve their
French language and listening skills.

Real-world issues, such as immigration,
relationships, work and festivals help them to revise important
topics featured in the exams.

  1. Stromae, Carmen (2015)
  2. Amélie-les-crayons, Lettre à Francis (2016)
  3. Tiken Jah Fakoly ft Soprano, Ouvrez les frontières
    (2007)
  4. Cœur de Pirate et Julien Doré, Pour un infidèle
    (2009)
  5. Gaël Faye, Petit pays (2013)
  6. Big Flo et Oli, Je suis (2016)
  7. Nancy Logan, Viser plus haut (2016)
  8. Agnès Bihl, La manif (2014)
  9. Fréro Delavega, Autour de moi (2016)
  10. Léa Paci, Pour aller où ? (2016)

1 worksheet per song, 4
parts:

  • Understanding the song lyrics:
    vocab-based activities help students understand the song and
    learn new expressions
  • Putting the song into context: a
    reading activity based on a text introducing the singer or the
    band, followed by a translation exercise for comprehension
    revision
  • Analysing the meaning of the song:
    in-depth exercises to develop students’ analytical skills,
    followed by a writing task and a class debate to stimulate
    speaking practice
  • Your opinion: students express their
    opinion on the song and justify it – an important skill for
    speaking and writing

For use in class or as homework!

 

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 on a Page for AS and A Level (Year 1) Edexcel PE

Topic on a Page for AS and A Level (Year 1) Edexcel PE

Visual and engaging A3 (photocopiable) revision posters covering all of the key theory for the AS and A Level Edexcel specifications.

  • Succinct notes enable learners to develop their knowledge and understanding for their exams.
  • Carefully designed to show clear links between key topics.
  • Numerous practical examples to encourage effective application of key principles and concepts.
  • Diagrams, graphs and images to illuminate the more technical aspects of performance – valuable for visual learners and EAL students.

Each summary is provided as:

  1. A complete revision poster
  2. A partially complete poster with exercises for active revision

Both in A3 and A4 format

Versatile resource:

  • Hand out at the end of the course or at the end of a topic for revision recap
  • Hand out partially completed worksheets for in-class activities
  • Display on classroom walls as visual cues

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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