Structuring a comparative essay. Packing your analysis of two poems into one essay involves planning. There are different ways you could approach writing a comparative essay.
Writing your response to a poem, or making comparisons between two poems, takes careful planning. These tips show you how to analyse exam questions, structure essays and write in an appropriate style.
GCSE English Literature Poetry learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers.New diverse texts added to GCSE English Literature. In response to student and teacher feedback around the lack of diversity of British texts at KS4, we are delighted to announce the addition of two new novels, two new plays and a new poetry collection to our Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Literature text list.Our GCSE English Literature specification should encourage learners to be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. It should extend learners’ interest in, and enthusiasm for, literature as they develop an understanding of the ways in which literature is rich and influential.
English; GCSE; English Literature; Specification at a glance; Hide. Specification at a glance Assessments. All assessments are closed book: any stimulus materials required will be provided as part of the assessment. All assessments are compulsory. Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th-century novel; What's assessed. Shakespeare plays; The 19th-century novel; How it's assessed. written exam: 1 hour.Read More
I'm doing the 9-1 AQA English Literature GCSE and I'm studying: Romeo and Juliet, Inspector Calls and A Christmas Carol and as for the poems, I'm doing the power and conflict poems (cluster 2) from the AQA poetry anthology. If anyone has essays for questions on either of the books or essays for any of the poems in the anthology, which you think are of a level 7, 8 or 9 standard, please upload.Read More
Here is an exemplar poetry essay, at GCSE standard, which analyses an unseen poem and attained full marks. The poetry essay was written by a student (aged 16) in exam conditions, taking approximately 30-35 minutes to complete. This response may help anyone who is struggling to structure an unseen poetry essay.Read More
The Sign of Four teaching pack. Written for AQA’s GCSE English Literature paper, this pack takes a detailed look at this 19th century text and features tasks such as text analysis, character profiles, comprehension questions, word maps, Venn diagrams, tension graphs and exam practice questions.Read More
Help!! GCSE English speech topic How to revise effectively for English Lit. Poetry exam? GCSE English Literature 8702 - Paper 2 - 23rd May 2019 AQA English Literature GCSE Power and Conflict Poetry Revision Guide Whats the word for nature reflecting mood?Read More
Prepare pupils for GCSE poetry with resources that equip them with general poetry skills and terminology, with specific focus on how to tackle unseen GCSE poetry. For resources on anthology poems, check out the categories for each exam board, containing a treasure trove of lesson packs and worksheets for AQA, Edexcel, EDUQAS and OCR. We even have audio poems recorded by teachers to give voice.Read More
The CCEA GCSE English Literature specification encourages students to be enthusiastic, independent, imaginative, critical and analytical readers. It aims to increase their enjoyment of reading, helping to nurture a lifelong love of literature. The specification deepens students’ knowledge and understanding of a range of poetry, prose and drama, including texts by local and modern writers.Read More
The Edexcel International GCSE in English Literature specification gives the option of assessment by coursework or 100% examination. Offering teachers a broad choice of set texts including prose, drama and poetry from around the world, it’s designed as a two-year course for teaching in international schools and colleges and UK independent schools. You can learn more about the new Edexcel.Read More
Structure for english essays To a level literature students Last min GCSE English Lit Getting an A on the poetry paper. (Exam Jam) What English Revision are you doing at the moment? How much should you write for a poetry essay? GCSE 9-1 English Lit.Read More
English Literature Classroom English Literature Poems Gcse Poetry Anthology Gcse Poems Essay Writing Skills Poem Analysis Inspector Calls Key Quotes Gcse Revision Exposure key quote A revision document of the key quotes with analysis for each of the 15 poems from the power and conflict anthology (for AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2.Read More