Getting to Know… Réquiem por un campesino español

Getting to Know... Réquiem por un campesino español

Suitable for:

  • AQA A Level only
  • Edexcel A Level only
  • Eduqas A Level only
  • WJEC A Level only
  • CCEA

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this famous twentieth-century short novel written by Ramón J Sender.

AS and A Level students will get to know Réquiem por un campesino español 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 the context in which the novel is set, begin to learn about the characters, complete research tasks and more.
  • During: A comprehensive work-through of the novel. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the novel by completing exercises that also enhance their reading, writing, translation and analytical skills.
  • After: Exam-style practice questions, model essays and indicative content help students to apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!

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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Homework Packs for AS and A Level AQA English Language

Homework Packs for AS and A Level AQA English Language

Language Diversity, and Language Change and Children’s Language Development

20 ready-to-use, easy-to-set homeworks carefully constructed to supplement the teaching of the 2015 AS and A Level AQA English Language specification. These stand-alone homework sheets provide a variety of tasks covering all the AOs, to reinforce understanding of the key themes and develop vital exam skills.

Contains:

  1. Overview table directly linking each homework to the AQA specification to support curriculum planning and mapping
  2. Progressive worksheets with clear learning outcomes, imaginative activities and useful tips. Plenty of analysis practice and exam-style questions to draw focus to exam preparation included –perfect for revision!
  3. Plus! Extension tasks to challenge the most able – makes differentiation easy!
  4. Indicative content for every homework enables quick marking

‘What a great idea! With so much time pressure on teachers, coming up with meaningful homework tasks for the new A Level is really difficult. This is a perfect way for students to revise for each exam paper purposefully… I like the building of skills and the range of interesting and engaging texts to analyse… It covers key terminology but combines it well with application skills, i.e. naming processes, answering questions but most importantly, textual/data analysis which is key to so much of the exam.’
P Town, Head of English and Independent Reviewer

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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Sylvia Plath’s Selected Poems – A Comprehensive Guide for Eduqas and WJEC A Level English Literature

Sylvia Plath

Set text for:

  • Eduqas A Level
  • WJEC AS

Ready-to-use, focused study notes uncover the power of some of Plath’s darkest and most threatening poems, while engaging activities break down Plath’s confessional style, thought-provoking themes and tragic personal life.

Engage your students throughout!

  • ‘Think about this’, ‘features to note’ and ‘classroom activities’ study key language techniques.
  • “Link to Hughes” boxes for essential exam preparation.
  • Plus! Key contextual information for each poem covers AO3.

The pack tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students througheach poem
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of the whole collection focuses on: connections across the collection, key links to Hughes’ poetry, genre, themes, language, form, structure, context and literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered

Plus! Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

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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Waiting for Godot: A Complete Text Guide for AS and A Level Drama

Waiting for Godot: A Complete Text Guide for AS and A Level Drama

“A tragicomedy in two acts”

Samuel Beckett’s existential oeuvre offers students the opportunity to unravel and reinterpret complex themes for a
contemporary audience.

With reference to the methodologies of key practitioners throughout!

Fantastically clear explanations, in-depth analysis of key dramatic and theatrical
aspects, and a wealth of engaging practical and non-practical activities. Your students will know Waiting for Godot inside out:

  • Introductory notes and exploratory activities ensure full understanding of the social, historical, cultural, textual and theatrical contexts
  • Section-by-section walk-through includes detailed analysis of the relevant performance aspects, with plenty of opportunity for practical investigation and independent study
  • Production concepts and performance strategies cover character, design, staging, practitioners and more
  • Includes indicative content for all activities to support your teaching and your students
  • With key terms glossary – perfect for revision!

Specifically geared towards the A Level text-based question, this thrilling pack is your one-stop shop!

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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Stanislavski: A Complete Guide for AS & A Level Edexcel

Stanislavski: A Complete Guide for AS & A Level Edexcel

Immerse students in the techniques and ideology of theatre’s most enduring figure.

Engaging notes and inspired activities bring the ‘system’ to life! Students will explore, interpret and gain full appreciation of Stanislavski’s work and ethos:

  • Comprehensive and captivating notes cover Stanislavski from all angles
    • Including context, beginnings, works, purpose, practice, methods, techniques, influences, and collaborations.
  • Imaginative activities inform students’ interpretations by exploring ideas and experimenting with techniques.
    • Perfect balance of practical and non-practical tasks – including reflection, writing and research.
  • Dedicated assessment section offers practical advice on how to apply Stanislavski to the relevant components: Exploration and Performance (AS) and Devising and Theatre Makers in Practice (A Level)

Written specifically for Edexcel, with detailed indicative content and full teacher’s notes provided, this essential guide ensures that helping students to understand and experience the ‘system’ has never been easier!

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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Starters and Plenaries for AS and A Level OCR Religious Studies – Components 1 and 2

Starters and Plenaries for AS and A Level OCR Religious Studies

Dive into the key issues and debates of the 2016 specification with a huge variety of pick-up-and-teach activities.

10–15 minute activities
include:

  • Mind Maps
  • Ranking Activities
  • Symbolism and Language Activities
  • Label the Diagram
  • and more!

Starters prompt discussion and independent thought. Plenaries test student understanding to consolidate and extend learning.

  • Great versatility! An ideal blend of individual and paired activities, with worksheets for each
  • Engaging and visual – tasks for every topic appeal to and motivate students with different learning styles, while extension tasks stretch more-able students!
  • All answers provided – great for AfL and speedy peer-or self-assessment

Plus! Arranged in spec order with teacher’snotes for ease of use.

Price is £29 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Joan Littlewood: A Complete Guide for AS and A Level Edexcel Drama

Joan Littlewood: A Complete Guide for AS and A Level Edexcel Drama

One of Britain’s most innovative and influential theatre practitioners!

Through engaging and inspiring notes, students will explore, interpret and gain full appreciation of Joan Littlewood’s work and ethos:

  • Comprehensive and captivating notes cover Joan Littlewood from all angles
    • Including context, beginnings, works, purpose, practice, methods, techniques, influences, and collaborations.
  • Imaginative activities inform students’ interpretations by exploring ideas and experimenting with techniques.
    • Perfect balance of practical and non-practical tasks – including reflection, writing and research.
  • Dedicated assessment section offers practical advice on how to apply Joan Littlewood to the relevant components: Exploration and Performance (AS) and Devising and Theatre Makers in Practice (A Level)

Written specifically for Edexcel, with detailed indicative content and full teacher’s notes provided, this essential guide ensures that helping students understand her innovation and impact has never been easier!

 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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