My immediate response to this idea is surprise. I can identify some aspects of Love in the text, but for me the most consistent idea is the absence of love in almost every moment of the text. LOVE IS... Between …
Category: EDEXCEL IGCSE
Revision: a short message
This is a message primarily for Y11 at John Lyon - my former employer - where I am acting as Head of English at the moment. https://www.loom.com/share/a4277668e58a4305ad66b6eb21799bc3 Read More "Revision: a short message"
Leaflets for Edexcel (Draft)
I am offering this for colleagues to use as a starting point for exploring Leaflets with the 2022 cohort of IGCSE Language A students. A useful link: Leaflets for Edexcel IGCSE Languge A leaflet-draftDownload Read More "Leaflets for Edexcel (Draft)"
Leaflets for Edexcel IGCSE Languge A
As Edexcel have announced the writing genres for paper 1 as Speech or Leaflet as shown here, I thought I would repost the material from the old examination anthology - Beach Safety. It seems to me that this leaflet which …
Macbeth : model response
Beginning with this passage from Act 3.2, explore the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth through the whole play. LADY MACBETH How now, my lord! why do you keep alone,Of sorriest fancies your companions making,Using those thoughts which should indeed …
On Macbeth: Link
I may be simply absurdly late to this party, but i found this today on twitter and can't recommend it enough. https://www.english.cam.ac.uk/research/daggerdrawn/2022/01/12/macbeth-in-terror-which-of-you-have-done-this-3-4-43-49-daggerdrawn-slowshakespeare/ I hope you find it useful. Read More "On Macbeth: Link"
OMAM essays for Edexcel – Loom link
I have made a short video on Loom to help students approaching Edexcel IGCSE write clear essays to the criteria for success in English Literature. It is focused on OMAM, but the ideas are relevant to all. https://www.loom.com/share/80db88d9b0b941fdb33bf03aa686fc7a Read More …
On Dreams in OMAM, for Edexcel IGCSE
Obviously anyone could use this slide deck, but it is structured to explore typical Edexcel IGCSE questions. A video of the lecture will follow. i-have-a-dreamDownload https://videopress.com/v/bzbaxSMK?preloadContent=metadata Read More "On Dreams in OMAM, for Edexcel IGCSE"
Munro: Night: Overview visualiser lesson
Today I drew down the curtain on Night in the Edexcel IGCSE anthology with this remote learning overview of the short story. I hope this is useful. https://videopress.com/v/BllJkalm?preloadContent=metadata Read More "Munro: Night: Overview visualiser lesson"
No Problem: Zephaniah. Unseen poetry preparation for IGCSE and Edexcel GCSE
Before I begin, an excellent video of Zephaniah reading this poem can be found here: http://poetrystation.org.uk/poems/no-problem1/ I am not de problem But I bare de brunt Of silly playground taunts An racist stunts, I am not de problem I am …
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