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…

Today’s Revision Activities

Choose from one of the activities below, you should spend between 35-45 minutes today.  Remember to prepare for both Literature exams. Conflict Poetry Re-read ‘Futility’ and identify language devices, grammar and themes.  What exam question would you write about this poem?  Which other Conflict poem would you compare it to?  Why? What next: write a detailed…

Today’s Revision Activities

Exam Layout Look at past papers through this link.  Do you know the layout of each exam?  What are your timings?  Do you know which texts you will be assessed on? Which area of the paper should you look at to find the questions you will be answering?  Make a note for each exam and put…

Today’s GCSE Literature Revision Activities

Revise little and often – Choose at least one of the activities below to complete today – spend around 25-40 minutes doing this activity well. Conflict Poetry Make a Venn diagram comparing imagery of war in ‘Futility’ with one other poem in the Conflict cluster.  Focus on themes, language, grammar and sound devices.  Be sure…