English literature, Of Mice and Men, The Crucible, Revision Techniques

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GCSE English Literature
GCSE English Language
Revision Pack
Of Mice and Men
The Crucible
Poetry ­ `Character and Voice' cluster
Nonfiction reading and writing
GCSE English Literature
Paper One ­ Exploring Modern Texts

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You should be looking to reread your texts over the Easter break. Another good
option would be to listen to audiobooks of your texts (if you do this, make sure
that the versions that you listen to are `complete and unabridged').
I've attached copies of the questions that you had for the mocks. Have a go at
planning these questions and writing the essays under timed conditions. This will
be good practice for the work that we will be doing next term.…read more

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Revise Steinbeck's use of symbolism. Think about the way he uses the
colour red. Consider his use of animal imagery when he describes Lennie.
Look at Candy's dog as a metaphor for Lennie.
Remember that this is a novel and Steinbeck is the writer. He uses certain
techniques in order to have an effect on the reader. Think about his use of
adjectives, symbolism, the way in which he structures each chapter so that
we begin with a description of setting...
Revise context.…read more

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Use Kerboodle to revise the poems in the `Character and Voice'
cluster. Focus on the activities which require you to plan essays or
write paragraphs. Read the model paragraphs that you are given:
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GCSE English Language
We will be completing lots of practice papers in our double
lessons, so you need to be prepared.
Any reading that you can complete over Easter will be beneficial.…read more

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Revise PAF (purpose, audience and form)
Remember, that as well as identifying linguistic techniques, you
need to be able to use them!
Have a go at any of these questions (don't forget to plan!):
Write the text for a leaflet persuading young people to recycle.
Write about a time in your life when something changed.
Write an article for a travel magazine about your favourite
holiday destination.…read more


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