AQA · For Pupils · Language Paper 2 · Reading skills · Revision · Teaching Ideas

Travel Writing for GCSE English Language Paper 2

In the summer, I came across Rebecca Lowe’s compelling account of her recent bicycle ride across Europe and the Middle East: you can read her fascinating blog, The Bicycle Diaries, here. Her writing is evocative, personal but also accessible. Some of the content might be a little adult, so a little editing might be in… Continue reading Travel Writing for GCSE English Language Paper 2

AQA · For Pupils · Language Paper 2 · Revision · Teaching Ideas · viewpoint

Y11 – a sample language paper 2

Hi year 11 Here is a language paper 2 you can have a go at in preparation for next week’s exam. It’s based on two texts that some of us looked at in a recent revision class, but it’s worth revisiting. Later on this week, I’ll put together some tips and a bit of a… Continue reading Y11 – a sample language paper 2

AQA · For Pupils · Language paper 1 · Revision · Teaching Ideas · Writing

Year 11 – writing for language paper 1 question 5

Here are some of the slides we will be using for our writing revision. Remember, that for this question you need to write imaginatively. There are two questions to choose from: one might be a description based on an image; the other might be to write a story. However, both questions might ask you to write… Continue reading Year 11 – writing for language paper 1 question 5

AQA · Language paper 1 · Reading skills · Revision · structure · Teaching Ideas

The Lie Tree – some ideas to help you answer the questions

The Lie Tree – some advice on answering the questions on the paper (see here) Question 1 Her six-year-old brother Howard twisted round, too slow to see the great bird, as its pale body and dark-fringed wings vanished into the mist. Faith winced as he shifted his weight on her lap. At least he had… Continue reading The Lie Tree – some ideas to help you answer the questions

AQA · Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde · literature · Revision

Y11 Jekyll and Hyde revision posters from today’s session

Thank you all for a great revision session this afternoon. Your understanding of the novella is becoming more and more impressive. For your revision, try to build on what we did today: For each heading, find a 15-20 line section from the text. The ‘transformations’ group chose the ‘Regents Park’ section as an emblematic moment from… Continue reading Y11 Jekyll and Hyde revision posters from today’s session

AQA · For Pupils · Revision

Redhill Y11 GCSE Revision Folder: April 2017

REVISED PPT for working through paper 2 is here   https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jqtjpkxr6d7lnr6/AACD2LJ9E99bQh2EmnK5rRPSa?dl=0     Right, to my 60 year 11 students (!!): here is the link to the revision folder which contains loads of resources including the recent lesson PPTs. I’ll be adding more ideas to this as we go on https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jqtjpkxr6d7lnr6/AACD2LJ9E99bQh2EmnK5rRPSa?dl=0   I need to… Continue reading Redhill Y11 GCSE Revision Folder: April 2017