Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

A breakdown of the non-fiction text from the Edexcel English Language Non-Fiction Anthology. Exploring GAPS, title analysis and a paragraph by paragraph coverage of indicative content. Useful for supporting student revision and embedding sound understanding of linguistic features within the text. Genre: Well-researched, informative, travel writing piece. Retrospective but written in present tense for immediacy. [...]

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

A fully annotated copy of the short story 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin to support the teaching of Edexcel IGCSE English Language Poetry & Prose Anthology. This can also be used to guide the teaching of this prose text as a coursework element.

Science Fiction

Exploring the genre of science fiction through a range of canonical extracts and short stories. Science Fiction Knowledge Organiser using extracts from Ted Hughes' Iron Man. Addressing the context of the genre; content within the extracts and the main concepts or skills addressed within this topic. Tier 3 Terminology and Tier 2 Vocabulary lists accompany [...]

Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary

A compendium of all the Tier 2 vocabulary lists for English Literature, Language and ESL Blog Posts: Embedding Vocabulary into the Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet Word of the Week: Case Studies   Key Stage 3 War Horse: Tier 2 Vocabulary   GCSE: Of Mice and Men: Tier 2 Vocabulary Great Expectations: Tier 2 Vocabulary Edexcel [...]

Writing from a Viewpoint: Homework Study Schedule

Writing from a Viewpoint: Homework Study Schedule

Year 8 Writing from a Viewpoint: Homework study schedule Week 1: Select and complete a worksheet on Logos or Pathos Re-read your Knowledge Organiser and ensure you are confident of the techniques outlined in Ethos, Logos and Pathos by Aristotle. Learn week 1 spellings and definitions of Tier 2 vocabulary   Week 2: Reading the [...]

Edexcel Non-Fiction: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Important vocabulary for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Non-Fiction unit. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners     Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Climax ذروة The point where tension and drama is at its highest in an extract 2 Exposition معرض Detailed description (of a setting) at the beginning of a narrative 3 Memoir مذكرات A [...]