Revision for English Language Paper 1

Here is a copy of the presentation made to all Year 11 students this morning.  This is secure and sound advice guiding Year 11s through each question. At times English teachers hear: ‘How can I revise for English?’ A starting point is to know exactly what you will be asked in the exam.  Look at this presentation to remind yourself.  Click here: year-11-revision

A Month of Poetry Revision – January 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Set yourself a New Year’s Resolution to revise and create a timetable! Reread Ozymandias and right down five key quotations to learn from it. Watch the Grade 9 Analysis on My Last Duchess by Mr Bruff on YouTube and make notes on the key points. Revise key terminology for analysing poetry. Learn: “Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile…lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable.”

 

 

Visit

http://anthology.aqa

.org.uk/Armitage and revise context

Use magazines/ digital images to collage the settings used in J&H. Match with quotations from the book.
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Print a blank copy of Bayonet Charge and annotate it for structure, form and language. Create a factfile about William Blake. Make links about his life to the poem, London. After school revision  Visit the Shmoop page for R&J and take one of the quizzes Create and share a Kahoot revision quiz for any of the texts you have studied Compare Emigrée with Checking out me history Watch half of a version of R&J
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Watch the other half of a version of R&J Visit the bitesize page poetry and revise the poems you feel uncertain about. Watch the Grade 9 Analysis on The Charge of the Light Brigade by Mr Bruff on YouTube and make notes on the key points After school revision Revise two facts about the context of four poems. The Prelude is an autobiographical poem, to what extent is this true? Create a list of ten relevant facts about Wilfred Owen and WWI
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How does Stephenson present duality in the novel? Plan a response. Watch the Grade 9 Analysis on Storm on the Island by Mr Bruff on YouTube and make notes on the key points After school revision Listen to part of the J&H audiobook (available on YouTube) Create a Venn diagram comparing conflict in three poems we have studied Watch the Grade 9 Analysis on Kamikaze by Mr Bruff on YouTube and make notes on the key points Learn four quotes from Poppies.
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Compare Tissue to Storm on the Island. Complete structure map for both J&H and R&J. Reread all of your notes on all poems and create a set of flashcards

A Month of Lit. Revision – January 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Set yourself a New Year’s Resolution to revise and create a timetable! Watch any of the J&H videos by Mr Bruff on YouTube Listen to part of the J&H audiobook (available on YouTube) Learn three quotes from R&J about love. Learn: “Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance that was never lighted by a smile…lean, long, dusty, dreary and yet somehow lovable.”

 

 

Reread Act 3.i. of R&J Use magazines/ digital images to collage the settings used in J&H. Match with quotations from the book.
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Read through one of your best essays (or borrow one from a peer); use this as a revision tool. Learn a key quote from LotF about Ralph in the opening chapter. After school revision  Visit the Shmoop page for R&J and take one of the quizzes Create and share a Kahoot revision quiz for any of the texts you have studied Revise key themes of R&J: fate, love, violence, youth, gender and link to characters Watch half of a version of R&J
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Watch the other half of a version of R&J Visit the bitesize page for Lord of the Flies. Test yourself on key terminology for analyzing language After school revision Learn three key quotes spoken by Jack in LotF Listen to part of the J&H audiobook (available on YouTube) Make sure you understand the contexts of all of your prose and drama texts
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How does Stephenson present duality in the novel? Plan a response. Change the lyrics of a song of your choice to use quotations from any of the texts you have studied After school revision Listen to part of the J&H audiobook (available on YouTube) Visit the R&J Bitesize page and revise key characters Learn three key quotes spoken by other characters about Ralph Create a mind map about a character from your modern text.
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Learn five key facts about Golding and link this to the text. Complete structure map for both J&H and R&J. Revise with a friend (online or face-to-face)

 

A Month of Revision

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Learn one quote from R&J: ‘”But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun!”

 

After school revision Learn one quote from R&J: ‘For never was a story of more woe than that of Juliet and her Romeo’

 

Which chapter of Jekyll and Hyde sees the death of Dr Lanyon? Read it again. Explore themes of Jekyll and Hyde: Science and the unexplained, Law, Hidden secrets and duality; can you link them to the characters?
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Explore themes of Jekyll and Hyde: Science and the unexplained, Law, Hidden secrets and duality; can you link them to the characters? Learn a key quote from R&J: ‘From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life’ After school revision Visit the GCSE bitesize page for R&J and revise plot and context. Read Chapter 4 of J&H: The Carew Murder Case and consider the use of light and dark. Revise key themes of R&J: fate, love, violence, youth, gender and link to characters Revise key themes of R&J: fate, love, violence, youth, gender and link to characters
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Which character in J&H is an old friend of Jekyll’s and his calm, neutral lawyer? Reread the final chapter of J&H and consider the effect of the narrative style here Reread the final chapter of J&H and consider the effect of the narrative style here After school revision Test yourself on key terminology for analyzing language Visit the J&H Bitesize page and revise context and plot Make sure you understand the contexts of both texts
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How does Shakespeare use fate in the play? Plan a response. Visit the R&J Bitesize page and revise key characters After school revision Plot what happens to Mercutio in the play Learn three key quotes spoken by Hyde Learn three key quotes spoken by Utterson about Hyde Create a mindmap about a character from both texts
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Learn a key fact about both writers and link this to the text. Complete a family tree for R&J. Visit the J&H Bitesize page and revise key characters After school revision

World Book Day

On Thursday 3rd March we will be celebrating World Book Day with a Harry Potter themed school day! Students and teachers alike will come dressed in Hogwarts-inspired costume and participate in a range of spell-binding lessons…