Sometime simple ideas come to me in the process of talking to students … This week, we were talking about the importance of bringing everything back to the ideas of power and conflict – after all, that’s the cluster we’re studying. Getting our heads round these two (let’s face it rather huge) concepts, we decided to… Continue reading Y11 – poetry of power and conflict: the power of the preposition
Here are some key quotes from Jekyll and Hyde. There is a lot I know, but we will be working with these in next Tuesday’s revision session. Can you find out what the quote refers to/who says it? Do you notice any patterns? Ape-like fury Rich lurid brown like the light of some strange conflagration… Continue reading Y11 some key Jekyll and Hyde quotes
GCSE English Language: Some Exam Tips for Paper 2. I have put a PPT here – it’s the one we’re using in class In this paper, you are asked to read two extracts of non-fiction ONE will be from the 19th century ONE will be contemporary – either 20th or 21st century There are FOUR… Continue reading Redhill Revision – here are the tips for paper 2 English Language
So I suggested that for their Y8 war poetry projects, 8A4 could ‘get creative’. Here are the results: Some great war posters: Tyler went in for some replica shell-making! Chloe decided to make a nurse’s uniform: Jack and Jordan decided to build a battle field: As did Xavier, Jacob and Jamie! I think Noah tried to design… Continue reading Y8 war projects
For 11b3 in case you missed the lesson.
Year 11 – here are the slides from the lessons this week. Remember: a) choose your articles carefully; don’t just print off Wikipedia. You need to have articles that have a clear point of view on the topic. (They don’t necessarily have to be opposing viewpoints, but it might help you in your comparisons). b)… Continue reading Spoken Language Independent Study
This is the 20 mark ‘critical evaluation’ question – the one where the question seems to be longer than your answer. But don’t worry – this question is supposed to be a chance for you to really show off your ability to connect with what a writer is trying to say and the effects they are… Continue reading GCSE English Language paper 1: question 4