Revising Romeo and Juliet – useful resources

Revision Tasks Romeo and Juliet

Click here to revise Quotations

If you click the tab at the top, underneath Guthy the departmental mascot, you’ll find previous blog posts which have more revision resources.

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Year 11: Revision for the Exams

 

You have been given EVERYTHING you could possibly ever want to help you revise and prepare for the exams, which are soon after Easter (Check the countdown timers below). You have the blue Workbook already, and should use that to help you focus on Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the GCSE English Language Exams.

You can download a copy of the GCSE English Literature Mock Paper Collection.

You can download a copy of the GCSE English Language Mock Collection.

If you plan an answer to a question or write an essay, feel free to bring it to your English teacher on return, and you will get feedback on. Planning an answer to a question about any of the English Literature texts can be quite a useful revision task.

For more guidance, click the image below and take a read.

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Year 11: Revise for the Shakespeare Assessment

At some point next week (week commencing 21st November 2016), you will be sitting the Romeo and Juliet Assessment. It’s going to be an exemplar question, formatted and timed just the way it will be in next year’s exam. You need to do the best that you can and in order to help, here are some resources to focus your revision. Think about the WWW/EBI comments your teachers have written on marked work, and use whichever resource(s) help you to improve the EBI.

Remember that you do need to use quotations in the assessment, but aim for short, specific phrases, rather than long sentences. It’s what you write about that will get you the high marks.

Still struggling with P-E-E-L writing? Try reading The P-E-E-L Chain Sheet, and write a paragraph using this worksheet which will also show an exemplar paragraph. If you still want to see more exemplar paragraphs, then we’ve got them too. Check this out – it’s even got the examiner’s commentary to show you what’s good and what’s not.

If you need to revise the key themes, this PowerPoint goes through them in thorough detail. You could make notes…just an idea…

Need to revise key quotations? Download this booklet which goes through all of the characters, linked with key events and themes.

If you simply want to spend five minutes summarising what actually happens in the play, this  Summary PowerPoint will help.

And finally, if you need a reminder about what the Question will look like and what you’re being tested on, use this PowerPoint which has lots of tips to help.

If you have any questions or concerns, why not tweet us or email: english@wigstoncollege.org.