Today’s Non-Fiction Revision Activities

You should aim to choose from one of the revision activities below.  Each activity should take you between 20-30 minutes to complete: Reading Non-Fiction   Developing analysis and inference Read the Charlie Brooker extract at least three times over five minutes.  Highlight and label at least seven examples of language devices that Brooker has used. …

Today’s Non-Fiction Revision Activities

You should aim to choose from one of the three revision activities.  Each activity should take you between 20-30 minutes to complete: Speed Reading and Comparison Question (Higher) Read the insert below (be sure that you read the higher insert) at least three times and annotate all extracts as much as you can (15 minutes) What next: Answer…

Today’s Non-Fiction Revision Activities

You should aim to choose from one of the three revision activities.  Each activity should take you between 20-30 minutes to complete: Speed Reading and Comparison Question (Higher) Read the insert below (be sure that you read the higher insert) at least three times and annotate all extracts as much as you can (15 minutes)What next: Answer this…

Today’s Non-Ficiton Revision Activities

You should aim to choose from one of the three revision activities.  Each activity should take you between 20-30 minutes to complete: Presentational Devices Read the extract ‘Forget the X Factor…Mongolia’s got talons’ at least three times and annotate it (5 minutes).Tip: Revise the word Pun how has this been used in the headline and developed throughout…

Today’s Paper 1 Revision Activities

You should aim to choose from one of the three revision activities.  Each activity should take you between 20-30 minutes to complete: Understanding Read the Simon Pegg Article at least three times and five five quotations to show how Simon Pegg feels about his family and the media.  What next: Answer this question as a timed…

Today’s Revision Activities – One Day to Go!

Choose one of the activities below: Past Questions – Section A   Treat this as timed revision: you should spend 5 minutes planning and 40 minutes writing your essay   (30 marks) SPaG: (4 marks) The Crucible – “Oh, Elizabeth, your justice would freeze beer!” How does Miller present the relationship between Elizabeth and John…

Today’s Revision Activities

Conflict Poetry Write a detailed plan for the following past question: Compare how poets present bravery in ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ (page 43) and in one other poem from Conflict. This should take you between 5-10 minutes. Include five specific quotations from each poem and focus on language, structure and form. What next:…

Today’s Revision Task

Look back at the notes from yesterday’s revision day – there are some rough plans for past essay questions.  You can find the post here. Choose one plan and read it Develop the plan and add quotations – between 5 and 7 is a good number (spend 5 minutes doing this) Write the essay (Spend…