AQA · literature · Macbeth · Shakespeare

Y11: Macbeth revision posters

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

AQA · literature · Macbeth · Shakespeare

Y11: Macbeth revision – exam writing slides

Here are the slides we used and produced in the lessons on Thursday. First the question. Alongside this is a possible way of structuring your response. It’s one way, not THE way. Some of you might find this too restrictive; others like it because it has a neat division between extract and whole:  The first thing… Continue reading Y11: Macbeth revision – exam writing slides

AQA · For Pupils · literature · poetry · Uncategorized

Y11 – poetry of power and conflict: the power of the preposition

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

An Inspector Calls · AQA · For Pupils · literature

An Inspector Calls quotes

Here are some quotes for An Inspector Calls Seven stage directions Pink and intimate … Bright and harder Heavily comfortable but not cosy and homelike He creates at once an impression of massiveness, solidity and purposefulness Cutting through massively Now Mrs Birling. Enters, briskly and self-confidently Birling: (looking at them all triumphantly) [after Gerald suggests… Continue reading An Inspector Calls quotes

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