Shakespeare and the Literary Heritage – Controlled Assessment
Dec12

Shakespeare and the Literary Heritage – Controlled Assessment

Shakespeare and the Literary Heritage – Titus...

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Language Analysis Worksheet
Nov19

Language Analysis Worksheet

Titus Andronicus Language Analysis

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Extended Writing Skills
Oct02

Extended Writing Skills

Presented to teachers at the London Nautical School, but equally relevant to students – here are a few tips for advanced writers as to how to extend and improve already serviceable writing.

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Robert Burns – To A Mouse
Feb14

Robert Burns – To A Mouse

Today we explored a stanza of Robert Burns’ Poem “To A Mouse” and discussed the intertextual relationship between its message and that of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men But Mousie, thou are no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! (An annotated copy of the...

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Of Mice and Men – Character Paragraphs: Annotated Drafts
Feb13

Of Mice and Men – Character Paragraphs: Annotated Drafts

As preparation for developing a piece of extended analytical writing in relation to the novel Of Mice and Men, the students explored a range of dimensions of s self-selected character and then wrote paragraphs to express their conclusions. To follow are some drafts of these paragraphs, written by students that we annotated for improvement as a...

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Exemplar: Spoken Language Study
Jan06

Exemplar: Spoken Language Study

Alex’s Spoken Language study piece provides a good representation of what a student who is achieving higher grades needs to pursue to improve further. It’s also useful as a reference point for those working towards such grades. Here is his original work with teacher annotations. You can also visit his blog to see the process he underwent to achieve this...

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