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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lang Component 2: 19th & 21st Century Non-Fiction Reading Scheme »

bethk | Tuesday June 30, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Schemes, Hot Entries, Writing, Persuasive Writing, Transactional Writing


WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lang Component 2: Persuasive & Transactional Writing Scheme »

bethk | Friday June 19, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Schemes, Hot Entries, Writing, Persuasive Writing, Transactional Writing

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This ten-lesson scheme introduces students to the requirements of the second part of this paper. The Sample Assessment Materials have been taken as a guide for this scheme, with new tasks created along the same lines to allow for additional practice while preserving the SAMs...

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Edexcel GCSE English and English Language Writing Guide »

Richard Gledhill | Tuesday May 06, 2014

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Hot Entries, Writing, Creative Writing, Descriptive Writing, Informative Account, Narrative Writing, Persuasive Writing, Travel Writing, Edexcel English, Edexcel Unit 2: Writers Craft

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Teacher’s Notes.

This guide is specifically aimed at GCSE writing for English / English Language Edexcel Exam board. That said, the teaching of writing is a skills’ focused unit so the guide can easily adapted for use with GCSE syllabuses from AQA, WJEC and OCR or the iGCSE syllabuses. It covers all of the assessment criteria from organising and planning to sentence structure and apostrophes and again, although the focus is...

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AQA GCSE Unit 3b Guide to Creative Writing: Persuasive »

Sarah Mellor | Thursday November 21, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Persuasive Writing, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing

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Introduction

The resources contained here are designed for students studying GCSE English (focused on the AQA ‘A’ Specification). The resources are designed specifically for students of Lower Ability and with specific Special Educational Needs. The exam boards’ only differentiation concession is to create a Higher and Foundation Tier paper each series; they do not specifically cater to students who struggle to access the...

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A GCSE English Guide to Persuasive Writing Techniques »

Sarah Mellor | Thursday November 21, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English, Unit 3 Creative Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 3 Understanding Texts and Creative Writing, Hot Entries, Writing, Persuasive Writing, Speech Analysis

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Identifying Persuasive Techniques and Analysing Persuasive Texts

Introduction

The following lesson plan and resources are ideal for a one-off GCSE preparation lesson. The idea is to examine persuasive techniques and then answer a GCSE examination-style question on two persuasive texts, requiring students to compare the texts in terms of the audience and point of view of the writer.

You can use this resource in two ways:

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AQA A Level English Literature Guide to LITB3 Section A: Text & Genres Exam Techniques »

Steve Campsall | Wednesday May 15, 2013

Categories: Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis, Essays, Literary Analysis, Persuasive Writing, Poetry Analysis, Prose Analysis, Rhetoric Analysis, Speech Analysis, AQA A Level English Literature B, LITB3, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level

  • Throughout this guide, a past exam-style question based on the play Macbeth has been used to illustrate ideas, but these have been written in a way that will allow you easily to transfer the idea to any other exam text, whether another ‘Gothic’ text or Pastoral.
  • To achieve a high grade in your exam answer, one major precondition exists:
    • That you know your text well.

If that condition has been met, through classroom and personal study along with...

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Improving Writing | Discourse Markers: A Teacher’s Guide and Toolkit »

csweeney | Tuesday December 07, 2010

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE Generic Skills, Edexcel GCSE Skills Resources, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Trial, Writing, Essays, Persuasive Writing, Teaching Ideas & Skills Development, AQA GCSE Generic Skills, AQA GCSE Skills Resources, OCR GCSE Generic Skills, OCR GCSE Skills Resources, WJEC GCSE Generic Skills, WJEC GCSE Skills Resources

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A ‘discourse marker’ is a word or phrase that helps to link written ideas. These words are generally more formal lexical items that find little use in speech – which is perhaps why they do not always come naturally to students.

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Discourse markers can be used, for example, to link ideas that are similar (e.g. the adverbs, also and...

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