- Format:Cambridge Elevate
- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):Peter Thomas, Chris Sutcliffe
- 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 modern British fiction 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.
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.
The Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Edition features additional rich digital content, including audio recordings as well as video interviews with experts discussing key questions for the stories.
Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Editions allow teacher–student messaging, helping you connect with your class in a timely and practical way.
Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Elevate app.
Encourages skills development and progression based on GCSE English Literature assessment objectives and study focus areas, including structure, contexts, characterisation and language.
Each unit begins with a helpful outline of the main details for each story, along with biographical information about the author.
A detailed exam preparation section includes practice questions, example answers and a chart comparing themes and ideas across all seven short stories.
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.
- TELLING TALES – THE AQA ANTHOLOGY: Unit 1. 'Chemistry' – Graham Swift
- Unit 2. 'Odour of Chrysanthemums' – D.H. Lawrence
- Unit 3. 'My Polish Teacher's Tie' – Helen Dunmore
- Unit 4. 'Korea' – John McGahern
- Unit 5. 'A Family Supper' – Kazuo Ishiguro
- Unit 6. 'Invisible Mass of the Back Row' – Claudette Williams
- Unit 7. 'The Darkness Out There' – Penelope Lively
- PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM
Chris has taught for 16 years in Grimsby before becoming Head of English at Huntcliff School in Kirton Lindsey, North Lincolnshire, where he spent 22 years. He was a regular contributor to the English Secondary Magazine and has co-written student books and teacher support files. For many years Chris helped to train PGCE students and has regularly undertaken consultancy work.
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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