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. [...]
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.
The breakdowns of timings, marks and exam technique for Edexcel IGCSE Literature and Language A Language: Non-fiction Anthology, Transactional Writing components Literature: Unseen Poetry, Edexcel Poetry Anthology and Modern Prose components
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]