- Format:Cambridge Elevate
- Subject(s):English Literature
- Author(s):Imelda Pilgrim, Peter Thomas
- Available from: September 2015
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 in-depth support for studying A Christmas Carol. Exploring Dickens’s novel chapter-by-chapter and as a whole text, this resource builds students’ skills and confidence in understanding and writing about this 19th-century classic. 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 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.
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.
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.
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 students and annotated sample answers to demonstrate a range of achievement.
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 A Christmas Carol
- Part 1. Exploring the novel: Unit 1. Stave One: Marley's Ghost
- Unit 2. Stave Two: The First of the Three Spirits
- Unit 3. Stave Three: The Second of the Three Spirits
- Unit 4. Stave Four: The Last of the Spirits
- Unit 5. Stave Five: The End of It
- Part 2. The novel as a whole: Unit 6. Plot and structure
- Unit 7. Context and setting
- Unit 8. Character and characterisation
- Unit 9. Themes and ideas
- Unit 10. Language
- Preparing for your exam
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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