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
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
Hi year 11. I have put together a practice paper 1 language for you to have a go at over the holiday. It’s based on Francis Hardinge’s The Lie Tree. I’ve posted some ideas on how to answer the paper here (but have a go yourself before reading this!) Here’s the extract with a bit of… Continue reading Y11 – a Language paper 1 practice paper
Hi year 11 For the last revision session, I asked you to make links between these poems: With some of them, as you guessed, I tried purposely to challenge you to make links between poems that you wouldn’t normally connect. Here are the posters you produced: What to do with these? Write your own question… Continue reading Y11 Poetry revision posters
Hi Y11 Here are the revision posters for Macbeth you wanted to me to put on the blog. I’ve also tidied up the notes we made in class:
Hi Year 11 Here are the Macbeth plans you produced in our revision session today. We responded to these two questions: Macbeth’s ‘cannot taint with fear’ suggests fear is something that physically affects you (also perhaps “I have forgotten the taste of fear”). Fear is both intangible – cannot be grasped – (Banquo, for example… Continue reading Y11: Macbeth revision posters
Hi Year 11 In a lunchtime revision session today, Jennifer shared this list of key quotes from all the poems. I said that I’d put it on the blog, so you need to thank Jen for the work. Suggestion: for each of these poems, reduce the list to 3 quotes, each with three or four words… Continue reading Y11 – Power and Conflict quotes from Jennifer!