Structured Essay Support for AS AQA German (ZigZag Education)

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Structured Essay Support for AS AQA German
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Structured Essay Support for AS AQA German

A series of 18 ‘masterclass’ worksheets on common problem areas in essay writing. Practical exercises and relevant examples in the context of possible exam questions throughout – improving final exam performance! Worksheets cover:

  1. Essay styles
  2. How to write an essay plan
  3. Organising your ideas
  4. Writing the introduction
  5. Conclusions
  6. What to include in the main part of your essay
  7. Useful phrases for each section
  8. Synonyms and antonyms
  9. Expressing opinions
  1. Linking words
  2. Expressions of time
  3. Offering solutions to a problem
  4. The passive
  5. Idioms and proverbs
  6. Checklist: what to include in your essay
  7. Sample essay: how could it be improved?
  8. Sample essay: marking with the AQA mark scheme
  9. Starting your essay: step-by-step

  • Applied exercises to develop skills – not just vocab lists!
  • Example student essays with comments
  • Develops writing skills specifically for the AS AQA exam

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6039)
'This resource is excellent! It will be particularly helpful in a mixed ability class as it allows pupils to work at their own pace. I like how the level gradually increases. I also think the design is appropriate and the worksheets are well structured. The resource offers great guidance on how to develop essay writing skills.' S Kirsch, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer
'An excellent resource for teachers to use and for pupils to refer to each and every time they start to write an essay at AS. The step by step guide and how to prepare for AQA essays are fabulous. I think this is an amazing resource!'C Woodward, Head of German and Independt Reviewer
"The educational value of this resource is very high. I teach AQA AS and this resource fits the examination style and scheme of work perfectly. I can picture my own AS students growing in confidence having used this resource." S Spiller, Head of German and Independent Reviewer
"A very good resource. It is well structured and covers all relevant aspects of how to write an AS essay. I think it is easy to use and is written at the right level. I particularly liked the opportunities to plan essays in a structured way and the focus on varying your vocabulary. It fits the AQA specification and could be used as part of your lessons as well as for independent study."H Oberg, Head of German and Independent Reviewer
'Perfect match to specification. This is the resource I would have written, had I had the time! I am so pleased that someone has been able to do it!'K Wright, German Teacher and Independent Reviewer
A level Unit 1 Essay writing

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