Revision skills & exam preparation
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Students revise key points of a text/poem using a postcard template. (This resource can be used in conjunction with 4522 'Toilet postcard revision activity')
A guide and revision booklet for section A of AQA GCSE English/English Language Unit 1: Understanding and producing non-fiction texts. The examples given relate to the January 2011 paper.
Tips and tricks for success in writing exams
A series of practical (slightly cynical) cheats to help students make their writing more interesting and lucid.
A handy booklet designed to help students make best use of their revision time. Print on A4 for a pocket size version, or A3 for something more substantial. Then, just fold along the lines!
The art of note making
A one page handout with clear tips and hints for effective note making.
GCSE English revision pack
A booklet of activities for students to take home, suitable for a range of abilities. It's designed to support preparation for AQA A English, although it could be adapted for other specifications.
PowerPoint of revision materials for AQA A English Language - Paper 1 'Media'.
On Foot Through Africa: comprehension questions
Requires the extract from 'Real People, Real Places' (Heinemann New Windmill Series). Teacher's copy included.
On Foot Through Africa: Exploring travel writing techniques
A range of close reading activities aimed at GCSE exam preparation. Includes teacher's notes. Refers to the extract from Real People, Real Places (Heinemann New Windmill Series).
Revising a text: looking at themes, characters, setting, style and structure
A grid to complete, useful for GCSE texts.