- Format:Cambridge Elevate
- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):Jon Seal, Peter Thomas
- Available from: June 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 enhanced digital resource provides specific set text coverage for the 19th-century 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. Fully accessible online and on tablet devices downloaded through the Elevate app (iOS and Android).
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.
Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions allow teacher–student messaging, helping you connect with your class in a timely and practical way.
Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions work online via browsers and offline through the Elevate app (iOS 7.1 and higher and Android 4.1 and higher), so students can access the book content any time and anywhere.
Encourages skills development and progression based on GCSE English Literature assessment objectives and study focus areas, including structure, contexts, characterisation and language.
Part 1 units explore each scene of the play in detail; Part 2 units consider the play as a whole. An exam preparation section with guidance and practice includes example answers.
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.
Class, group and individual activities will support students in building the skills they need to write personal, creative and critical responses to texts.
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.
- Introducing Great Expectations
- Part 1. Exploring the novel: Unit 1. Setting up prospects and problems
- Unit 2. Satis House: Pip meets Miss Havisham and Estella
- Unit 3. Pip's fortune
- Unit 4. Pip's new life in London
- Unit 5. The benefactor discovered
- Unit 6. Pip's love and loyalty
- Unit 7. Crime, guilt and forgiveness
- Unit 8. Escape!
- Unit 9. Maturity and true friendship
- Unit 10. How does it end?
- Part 2. The novel as a whole: Unit 11. Plot and structure
- Unit 12. Context and setting
- Unit 13. Character and characterisation
- Unit 14. Themes and ideas
- Unit 15. Language
- Preparing for your exam
Jon has been a Teacher for over 25 years with experience as a Head of English, Head of Drama and Media Studies. He has written teacher guides with accompanying DVDs on Of Mice and Men, To Kill A Mockingbird and DVD film making in the classroom all published by NATE and he has written and directed a large number of plays and is a film maker winning a Jerwood Film Shorts Prize for Back To Earth.
Peter has previously been a Lecturer in Education, an English Teacher and an Advisory Teacher and is involved in English curriculum development and assessment. He has been an Associate Fellow of the National Academy for Gifted and Talented Youth, researching good practice in teaching the more able and is currently working with The Globe Education department as well as the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
Peter has written for the national press, educational journals and NATE Classroom on various aspects of the English curriculum and its assessment. Publications include editions of Dickens novels as well as various GCSE support materials
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