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Revision Tips For English Exams

 

 

These sheets are designed primarily for Years 7 and 8 however some younger pupils in Year 6 will benefit from the Top Tips sheet. Year 5 and Year 6 may find the the creative writing advice sheet helpful also.

 

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Please click here for revision advice for creative writing

Please click here for revision advice for English comprehension (Top Tips For Top Marks)

Please click here for a Literary Terms Sheet

 

Please click here for revision tips Y6

 

Please click here for revision tips Y7

 

 

 

Year 8 CE English Revision 2015

Year 8 CE pupils should work on basic skills and learn technical terms thoroughly. They must also revise the structure of an argument essay. Use GCSE Bitesize, KS3 Bitesize, Skillwise (another BBC resource), Spellzone and English Biz to help. They should all have copies of a literary terms revision sheet, Top Tips, a technical terms sheet and a rhetoric device quick guide. If not, click where indicated for replacements. Please note you must be logged in to access any downloads. There are links to Spellzone and English Biz on the Home Page of the VLE lower down on the left hand side.  Class and homework tasks are covering key skills and practice questions prior to the exams.

Click here for Literary Terms Revision

Click here for Top Tips

Click here for Technical Terms sheet

Click here for creative tips guidance

Click here for GCSE Bitesize

Click here for KS 3 Bitesize

Click here for Skillwise

Click here for Rhetoric Devices Guide

Year 7 English Revision CE Summer 2015

Year 7 CE need to prepare for two English exams, both of which will test comprehension and writing skills. In preparation, they must review the persuasive writing techniques covered previously and make sure that they are familiar with literary terms. They can use the sheets already issued but there are replacements on the click buttons below. They can use the BBC KS 3 Bitesize website, Skill wise and English Biz as well for this and also for basic skills revision. Each pupil will be aware of their own targets and should choose tasks that suit them.Time on Spellzone would be useful for those who need this practice. Reading every day is also vital. I have included a creative writing tips sheet as well. Class and homework tasks are covering key skills and practice questions.

Click here for a creative writing guide

Click here for a replacement Rhetoric Quick Guide

Click here for a Literary terms practice sheet

Click here for a link to KS3 Bitesize English

Click here for a link to English Biz persuasive writing

Click here for a link to Skillwise

Year 7 Scholars English Revision for Summer 2015 Exams

Year 7 scholars need to prepare for two English exams. Paper One tests comprehension and Paper Two tests writing skills. The papers will reflect likely scholarship style questions. In preparation, they must review the persuasive writing techniques covered previously and make sure that they are familiar with literary terms. They can use the sheets already issued but there are replacements on the click buttons below. They can use the BBC KS 3 Bitesize website, Skill wise and English Biz as well for this and also for basic skills revision. Each pupil will be aware of their own targets and should choose tasks that suit them.Time on Spellzone would be useful for those who need this practice. Reading every day is also vital. I have included a creative writing tips sheet as well. Class and homework tasks are covering key skill and practice questions.

Click here for a creative writing guide

Click here for a replacement Rhetoric Quick Guide

Click here for a Literary terms practice sheet

Click here for a link to KS3 Bitesize English

Click here for a link to English Biz persuasive writing

Click here for a link to Skillwise

Year 6 English Revision for Summer 2015 Exams

Year 6 will have two exams in May. Paper One will test comprehension. Paper Two will test writing skills. To prepare, pupils should read as much as possible (use Bug Club on the ActiveLearn Primary website as well as real books - the e-books have comprehension questions included in each text) and also try to tackle some of their own targets with regard to basic skills. So for spelling, use Spellzone and Bug Club (there are punctuation tasks here too) BBC KS2 Bitesize will also help. Both groups have covered aspects of persuasive and non-fiction writing this year (speech writing, reports and leaflets)  and these skills should also be revisited. Again, the BBC KS2 website can help. I have included a download of Creative Writing Tips to this message along with various other links.

Click here for a link to BBC KS2 Bitesize

Click here for a link to Spellzone

Click here for a link to Activelearn Primary

Click here to download the Creative Writing Tips