Part 1: Activities for use with the text
Chapter by chapter notes and activities
After reading the whole novel
- Language, imagery and symbolism
- Final activities
Part 2: Exam preparation and practice
1 Types of questions set by AQA
- Types of question set by AQA
- Choosing which question to answer
2 Making a plan
- Examples of plans for exam essays
3 How to begin your essay
- What makes a good introduction?
- Examples of introductions to AQA questions
4 Structuring your essay
- Writing effective paragraphs
- Linking paragraphs
5 How to use quotations and references
- What to avoid
- How to quote and refer effectively
- Key points to remember
6 The body of the essay
- Writing about characters
- Writing about events
- Writing about themes and ideas
- Giving your views on Golding’s intentions and motives
- Commenting on style and structure
- Using appropriate language
7 Concluding the essay
- What makes a good conclusion?
- Examples of conclusions to AQA questions
8 Sample essays
- Foundation Tier specimen questions and answers
- Higher Tier specimen questions and answers
9 AQA-style practice questions
Available in current and 2010 specification versions.
Part 1 provides activities for classroom and homework use throughout the course.
- Pre-reading is for use before students start the novel.
- Chapter by chapter notes are for use at the end of each chapter.
- After reading the novel contains material especially useful for revision.
Part 2 provides activities which guide students through the process of writing exam essays on Lord of the Flies for AQA. It explains:
- types of essay
- how to begin an essay
- how to structure an essay
- how to turn a C-grade into an A*.
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