Category Archives: AQA A-level Literature

Year 13 NEA Yellow Wallpaper : sexual difference critical viewpoint

Hi all,  I found this essay which is very useful if you are writing about The Yellow Wallpaper / gender within a critical text called “An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory” (Bennett and Royle) that I have from my … Continue reading

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NEA “one stop shop” – all resources in one place

Dear Year 13 NEA intro slides deadlines/ rubric/ideas for links nea-plc list of what you need to include The exam board shared the following 5 essays which they marked. These should give you an idea of the standard and also see the … Continue reading

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Year 12 NEA planning resource

Here is the link to the AQA website – they have put on some more examples of Band 5 NEA essays: http://www.aqa.org.uk/resources/english/as-and-a-level/english-literature-a/teach/nea-resource-package I went through the first example they uploaded and tried to work out how it was structured Skeleton plan … Continue reading

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Year 13 A02 structure and form NEA slide

What is A02 form and structure

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Year 12 NEA AO3

Dear Year 12, Here are some more challenging AO3/4 ideas for your NEA to get your brain cells a-working! Some AO3 to get you thinking! Enjoy! Ms Murphy

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Year 12 Yellow Wallpaper Extension Reading

Dear Year 12, here are some places that might start some AO3/ 5 reading for your NEA if you are using The Yellow Wallpaper: Extension Reading for The Yellow Wallpaper Wear-and-Tear-Hints for Overworked second paragraph on page 33,httpswww.nlm.nih.govexhibitionliteratureofprescriptioneducationc2HighSchoolEnglish.html Enjoy! Ms … Continue reading

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Y12: The Yellow Wallaper

Dear Y12 Please ensure that notes are kept up to date. Here are slides from today’s lesson. Thank you Mrs Morgan NEA PLC slides The Yellow Wallpaper AO2 and discusison points

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Year 13 Paper 2 exam tomorrow – urgent reminders

Dear all, what weather for revision! Crikey, it is so hot – hope you are enjoying some chilled mocktails as you revise. See you tomorrow for the exam. Please remember your clean copies of the texts: Top Girls / Handmaid’s … Continue reading

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Year 12 The Yellow Wallpaper Afterword

Dear Year 12, Here is the scan of the Afterword. Please print this off, read it and bring it to our lesson on Thursday. The Yellow Wallpaper After Word See you there and then! Ms Murphy

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Year 12 Research methods & referencing workshop

Today you will be familiarising yourself with the three main types of secondary reading you will use for your NEA . This will support your A05 – alternative interpretations. The three types are: books / magazines / online. You will … Continue reading

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