- Format:Print/online bundle
- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):Anthony Partington, Richard Spencer, Peter Thomas
- Available from: May 2015
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A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English qualifications.
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Written for the AQA GCSE English Literature specification for first teaching from 2015, this Student Book and digital bundle provides specific set text coverage for the Shakespeare aspect of the specification. With progress at its heart, students will build their skills through a range of active learning approaches, including class, group and individual activities. Incorporating differentiated support, activities will help students develop whole-text knowledge. Designed for classroom and independent use, rich digital content includes bespoke video, online assessment and progress tracking. Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Elevate app.
Written specifically for the 2015 AQA GCSE English Literature specification, covering the Shakespeare aspect of the specification.
Class, group and individual activities will support students in building the skills they need to write personal, creative and critical responses to texts.
A progressive learning sequence incorporates differentiated support, providing opportunities to stretch the more able and support those who need it.
Detailed activities based around characters, plot and the writer’s craft encourage students to develop whole-text understanding.
Draws and builds on prior learning through Assessment for Learning activities, allowing students to develop confidence and skills in reporting and responding to literature.
Provides exam preparation through practice tasks, advice for marking linked with mark scheme descriptors, annotated sample answers to demonstrate a range of achievement and revision suggestions.
Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions are fully customisable and interactive, with extensive annotation and bookmarking tools making texts more accessible for students.
‘Assess to Progress’ on Cambridge Elevate provides expert marking support, progress tracking and reporting to save teachers time.
Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions include rich digital content created by English teachers with students’ needs in mind.
Free Cambridge Elevate Teacher’s Resources with each Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Edition allow for easy linking and cross reference, and provide comprehensive planning support with additional opportunities for differentiation and extension.
- Sample Content
- Introducing Macbeth
- Part 1. Exploring the play: Unit 1. Act 1: Fair and foul
- Unit 2. Act 2: Alarms and escapes
- Unit 3. Act 3: Illusions and delusions
- Unit 4. Act 4: Resistance and revenge
- Unit 5. Act 5: Endings and beginnings
- Part 2. The play as a whole: Unit 6. Plot and structure
- Unit 7. Context, setting and stagecraft
- Unit 8. Character and characterisation
- Unit 9. Ideas, perspectives and themes
- Unit 10. Language
- PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM
Anthony is a Head Teacher and Executive Leader in the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust. He was previously Director of English and Media at a federation of schools in Cambridge, and has been involved in research with Institute of Education, London. Anthony is Editor of two Cambridge School Shakespeare plays.
Richard is Vice Principal of Impington Village College in Cambridge and was previously Head of English in two schools. He was previously the Eastern Region coordinator for NATE (National Association for Teachers of English) and is Editor of two Cambridge School Shakespeare plays.
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