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IGCSE Literature Lesson

CIE IGCSE lessons on 'A Streetcar Named Desire' by Tennessee Williams.

A lesson on how to analyse the stage directions in Scene 1. The focus is on analysis activities with an  accompanying resource booklet.

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Creative Writing 

This student guide gives a clear overview of how to be successful with descriptive and narrative writing. Step by step instructions are given as well as a detailed success criteria.

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

CIE IGCSE lessons on 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens.

Lesson on class in the novel. Contextual information included with a various analysis activities and  accompanying booklet.

Download booklet.

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

CIE IGCSE lessons on 'Death and the King's Horseman' by Wole Soyinka.

Several lessons on how to read and analyse Act 1 with a various analysis activities and  accompanying booklet.

Download booklet.

Lit Analsys skills mountain

Literature Analysis Support

Skills mountain for literature analysis. This can be used for marking, a self assessment tool, or as a supporting resource in lesson. It can also be used to track progress by adding dates to each skill.

Download small version.

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What How Why Learning Mat

These can be glued into books or laminated for multiple class use. These learning mats help pupils to develop their responses to a literature text and provide a range of guiding questions to promote independence.

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

IGCSE lessons on Ted Hughes' 'The Jaguar'

How to understand, analyse and interpret the poem.

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IGCSE Language Paper 2 Lesson Section B

IGCSE lesson on the composition section of Language Paper 2 of the new CIE 0500 specification.

Paper 2 (2020)

Guide sheet download

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WHAT, HOW, WHY Poster

Can be used for both KS3 and KS4. Use as a classroom display or shrink down and glue inside books. Both PDF and Editable versions.

PDF

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PEEAL Marking Sticker

These editable templates help you to mark quickly and efficiently. Simply highlight the skills: red for 'not yet'; yellow for 'mastered'. You could even traffic light your marking with these stickers! This resource saves time and reduces 'comment' marking, whilst still allowing pupils to see what they have done well and also what their target is.

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Academic Language Toolkit

This is a useful tool for encouraging pupils to develop their academic expression and the sophistication of their writing. This toolkit gives a range of options for pupils to use when discussing both fiction and non-fiction texts. All words/phrases support the development of a personal response through analysis and interpretation.

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

CIE IGCSE lessons on 'Rebecca' by Daphne Du Maurier.

Lesson on the characterisation of Maxim at the beginning of the novel. The focus is on analysis activities with an  accompanying resource booklet.

Download booklet.

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IGCSE/GCSE Literature Resource

Essay guide for 'how to write an essay'. Memorable formulas and model sentences are included. The examples are for 'Macbeth' but can be used regardless of the text.

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

CIE IGCSE lessons on 'Purple Hibiscus' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

Several lessons on how to read and analyse Chapter 1 with a quotation analysis activity and  accompanying booklet.

Download booklet.

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

IGCSE lessons on Boey Kim Cheng's 'The Planners'.

Songs of Ourselves Volume 1 Part 4: CIE IGCSE

How to understand, analyse and interpret the poem.

Download accompanying resource

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IGCSE Literature Lesson

IGCSE lessons for 'Othello'. Activities based on understanding and analysing Act 1 Scene 1.

Download accompanying resource

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IGCSE Language Lesson

IGCSE lesson on Q2d (imagery) of the new CIE 0500 specification.

Paper 1 (2020)

Extract download

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IGCSE Language Paper 2 Lesson Section A

IGCSE lesson on the directed writing section of Language Paper 2 of the new CIE 0500 specification.

Paper 2 (2020)

Guide sheet download

Reading extract download

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GCSE Language Paper 1 Lesson

GCSE lesson on the structure question 

AQA 8700

Paper 1

Extract download

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Self Review Sheet

This editable review sheet includes a list of skills which are appropriate to the task and which both pupils and teachers can 'traffic light'. Pupils do the initial assessment, then the teacher will do theirs. This means that the pupil can then check how accurate their assessment was. There is also a section for pupils to themselves targets.

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