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Teachit Talk

19th May 2016


Revision resources

With exams fast approaching, your students are probably doing some last minute revision. Help them out with our pick of quick revision resources and activities.

Lindy Leslie


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Find our featured resources

'Silent discussion' revision

Working in silence, students share the annotation of a selection of texts. Should result in some very handy revision notes.

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Exam schedule

This one might be a bit late but here's a handy template to make sure your students know which GCSE exams they're taking and when!

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Find our featured resources

Speed dating revision

A fun, flexible activity which gets students talking.

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'Supermarket' revision

Students pick'n'mix revision ideas from amongst their peers. A great way for building up detailed revision notes.

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University of Warwick

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Are they fascinated with how words are created and change meaning over time? Do they wonder how body language, intonation, gender or region affect communication? Discover how our new BA in English Language and Linguistics will instil a rounded understanding of the discipline and prepare them for a range of careers.

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Animal Farm and Macbeth teaching packs

We'll be adding to our teaching pack collection this summer with two new teaching packs for Animal Farm and Macbeth. As with our other packs, they will provide comprehensive coverage of the text alongside essential support for tackling the all important exams.

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What's on


The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence stars in this action thriller, based on Suzanne Collin's bestselling trilogy.

Sat 21st May | 9pm - 11:50pm | Channel 4


The Turn of the Screw

Adaptation of the chilling ghost story from Henry James.

Sat 21st May | 6pm | BBC Radio 4 Extra


Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo's novel is brought to the stage.

19th May - 12th June | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Teaching pack - Challenging grammar

Challenging grammarOur teaching pack, Challenging grammar, addresses nine topics which can be particularly thorny – including relative clauses, passive verbs and adverbials – and which rear their heads when teaching formal writing and analysing complex texts at KS3.

The pack features definitions and explanations for teachers alongside a variety of engaging PowerPoints and creative teaching resources, and also includes sample SATs questions to prepare students for the proposed SATs resits at year 7.

Free to subscribers or available to free members for £20.

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