Unseen Poetry: Terminology

Important terminology for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Unseen Poetry part of the exam. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary   Definition 1 Simile التشبيه في علم بلاغة When something is compared to another using ‘like’ or ‘as’ 2 Metaphor تشابه مستعار When something is compared to another through description as if [...]

War Horse: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary to support the teaching and learning of War Horse. Arabic translations are also included to support ESL and EAL students. Divided into groups of ten for weekly spelling and revision.   Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Conflict نزاع A clash or disagreement that often leads to damaged relationships or violence 2 Camaraderie   [...]

Of Mice and Men: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Tier 2 Vocabulary to support the teaching and learning of Great Expectations to English Language Learners. Arabic translations included to support ESL and EAL students. Divided into groups of ten for weekly spelling and revision.   Vocabulary Translation Definition 1 Emerge (v.) يظهر Come out into view 2 Companion (n.) رفيق A friend 3 Despair [...]

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 [...]

Frankenstein: Homework Study Schedule

The majority of reading materials will be contained in your critical pack; videos and podcasts available through your A-level playlist. Tick when completed and make sure you manage your workload – do not leave it all until the last minute. Whole A-level Playlist   Week 1: Read the background of the text in your critical [...]

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Penitent Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds 2 Lineage Tracking of direct descent and ancestry usually for pedigree 3 Reverence A feeling of profound respect for someone or something 4 Benevolence Kind and fair with power 5 Disconsolately Grief-stricken loneliness 6 Indigenous Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native [...]

The Handmaid’s Tale: Tier 2 and 3 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Elegy (n.) A reflective work of literature in response to a death, a lament for the dead 2 Epigraph (n.) Quotation usually found at the beginning of a book, or chapter of a book 3 Bildungsroman (n.) A novel in which the protagonist grows, learns and matures; a 'coming of age' [...]