To Kill a Mockingbird: Boo Radley

To Kill a Mockingbird: Boo Radley

Flipchart scan of exemplar character analysis based on how Boo Radley is presented and dealing with themes of prejudice within the novel

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 [...]

Edexcel Poetry Anthology: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Important vocabulary for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Poetry Anthology part of the exam. The words selected either appear in the poems themselves as trickier language or can be used in analysis. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary Translation Definition Synonym 1 Congregation (n.) مجمع A group of people assembled for religious [...]

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 [...]

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' [...]

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing

Purple Hibiscus: Low-stakes Revision Quizzing for A-level Examinations Week 1: Explain the quotation: You must include consideration of characterisation, themes, structure of the novel, context and offer one other linking quote. “I wished Amaka would keep her voice low. I was not used to this king of conversation at the table.” p.97 “She said ‘teenagers’ [...]