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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Animal Farm Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature: Endorsed Edition

Animal Farm Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature: Endorsed Edition

 

Animal Farm is endorsed for the 2015 GCSE OCR English Specification.

Endorsed for OCR

Set text for: AQA | Edexcel | OCR

Get to know the rebellious residents of Manor Farm and explore this much-admired novella. Bursting with typically Orwellian symbolism and intrigue, it’s a great text for keeping your whole class involved.

Whether it’s analysing the persuasive techniques of Squealer’s rallying speech or writing a newspaper article on ‘The Battle of the Cowshed’, this pack has all the stimulus you need to revolutionise your Literature lessons!

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Spoken language and SPaG practice
  • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Appealing tasks based on modern media
  • New! Unseen comparison practice (OCR only)

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every chapter is explored through a range of thought-provoking tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Relationships • Setting • Themes • Ideas and Messages • Language • Form • Structure • Context

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class. An ideal complement to the Study Guide for this text.

Plus! Suggested answers for questions and activities included.

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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To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide for GCSE CCEA English Literature

To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide for GCSE CCEA English Literature

  1. Walkthrough – Build understanding with insightful and relevant analysis for each chapter.
  2. Whole-text Analysis – Explores: characterisation • themes • symbolism • imagery • narrative style • language • setting • structure
  3. Revision and exam preparation – Revise the key aspects of the novel through writing-in-role, speaking and listening, and text transformation exercises. Plus! PEE guidance and sample exam questions to practise exam technique.

Plus!

  • Student-friendly plot summary
  • Original illustrations

Woven into the analysis throughout you will find:

  • Integrated tasks to consolidate learning and promote independent interpretation
  • Useful quotations with analysis to encourage close reading skills
  • Key term definitions to ensure students grasp difficult concepts

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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Macbeth Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature: Endorsed Edition

Macbeth Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature: Endorsed Edition

Endorsed for Edexcel

This Activity Pack is endorsed for the 2015 GCSE Edexcel
English Specification

 

 

 

 

 

Suitable for:

  • Edexcel
  • AQA
  • OCR
  • Eduqas

A tragic Shakespearean classic, showcasing the destruction of tyranny alongside dashes of romance, ambition, murder, betrayal and suicide, this engaging GCSE set text companion provides a diverse collection of ready-to-use activities, covering all fascinating aspects of the play.

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every scene is explored through a range of thought-provoking, highly visual tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Setting • Themes • Language • Form • Structure

Activities include:

    • Insightful questions
    • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
    • Pair and group work
    • Spoken language practice
    • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
    • Appealing tasks based on modern media

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class. An ideal complement to the Study Guide for this text.

Plus! Suggested answers for questions and activities included.

‘This is an excellent resource. It is a highly detailed combination of lessons plans, worksheet resources, teaching ideas and links to further resources. ‘It is very clearly segmented into pre-reading, reading, post- reading a further research. It is a highly engaging resource and could potentially save many hours of planning. It is also linked to GCSE Assessment Objectives throughout. This resource is an absolute gem!’
L Morris, 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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Rebecca Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level AQA A

Rebecca Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level AQA A

Delve into the dark mysteries of this Gothic text and its unnamed protagonist with ready-to-use, detailed study notes for AS and A Level AQA A English Literature text: Rebecca. The fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis of this sinister tale of love turned sour, supports understanding of the text’s stunning descriptions and subtle characterisation.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

The pack tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
  2. Drawing it all together In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches. Plus! challenge high achievers to consider literary approaches such as psychoanalysis and feminism.
  3. Indicative content Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are coveredIncludes glossary of key terms to ensure full understanding and promote academic writing.

‘An excellent resource, thoroughly researched and put together. Perfectly matches and interprets the specification. Links to the AOs are exceptionally helpful to reinforc[e] with students how and when they can meet the AOs required.’ – M Thresher, English 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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Language Change & CLD: Starters and Plenaries for A Level AQA

Starters and Plenaries for AQA AS and A Level English Language

Inject pace into your English Language lessons with these packs of pick-up-and-teach starter and plenary activities. Easy to use and all specifically designed for the 2015 specification, covering specific focus points such as tense and aspect, as well as broader areas such as Language and Gender (AS and A Level) and Language Change (A Level Only).

Effortless Delivery!
Write-on in-class activities complete with clear teacher’s notes to consolidate and extend learning of language-level analysis for the next generation of linguists.

  • Ideal blend of individual, paired, small-group and whole-class activities develops independent and cooperative learning methods
  • Short and stimulating activities motivate and enthuse all learning styles
    → Includes opportunity to put textual analysis skills into practice with exam style-questions
  • All answers provided – great for AfL and speedy peer-assessment

Activities include: Mind maps, flow charts, label the diagram, role play, gap fill, data response, multi-choice, and many more!

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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Lord of the Flies Study Guide for GCSE CCEA English Literature

Lord of the Flies Study Guide for GCSE CCEA English Literature

Does humanity inherently tend towards savagery or civilisation? Golding’s haunting coming-of-age novel depicts a group of young English schoolboys who are forced to mature quickly in order to survive after their plane crashes and they are stranded on a remote island. Examine the novel’s memorable characters and powerful themes as the children attempt to establish order in a society where civilisation no longer exists.

  1. Walkthrough – Build understanding with insightful and relevant analysis for each chapter.
  2. Whole-text Analysis – Explores: themes • symbolism • language • structure • form
  3. Exam preparation – Exam guidance and sample exam questions will ensure your students feel well prepared in the run-up to the exam.

Plus!

  • Student-friendly plot summary
  • Original illustrations

Plus! Woven into the analysis throughout you will find discussion points that explore characterisation, themes and language and encourage individual interpretation.

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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