Category Archives: GCSE Literature

Romeo & Juliet – compiling evidence

My Y10s will recall that one of the reports on the examination for this paper noted that answers on Romeo & Juliet tended to be done less well than some others and commented: less successful responses usually took a chronological, narrative … Continue reading

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Y10 Literature coursework

The other day I got a very impressive email from a student: As I am hoping to begin on the coursework at some point soon, I have been just creating questions for which I think would suit the task as … Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman – More analysis

Now you have seen a few examples of the kind of close analysis of the text that marks out a skilled reader, and had a go yourselves in the comments section of the last blog post, as well as in … Continue reading

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Analysing Death of a Salesman

We’re still at a relatively early stage of our study of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman in Year 10, and I recently asked my class to use the first few questions from the ‘Keeping Track’ section at the back of … Continue reading

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