GCSE English Language/English Literature Information AQA Exam Board WEBSITES GCSE Bitesize English (updated video clips & all the Literature ‘Relationships’ poems & set texts) Bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/ helping with exams homeworkhigh – english (Channel 4) gcse.com/English (101 words to learn) s-cool.co.uk/gcse/English englishbiz.co.uk revisioncentre.co.uk/parents getrevising.co.uk educationquizzes.com/gcse/English (interactive quizzes and section for parents) gcse.com (includes tips and advice for parents) YOUTUBE, PODCASTS & TWITTER GCSE revision - education clips on youtube. The most popular teacher is ‘mrbruff’ ! Bruffandhayne.blogspot.com (e.g. 40 minute podcast on ‘Of Mice and Men’.) Twitter.com/MrBruffEnglish Helping your daughter Discuss the news regularly as typical unseen reading topics include:- natural disasters, childhood, sport, technology, environment, careers, ... Talk about favourite topics which are common examination tasks:- My favourite place, a person you admire, a day I will never forget, hobbies and interests, charity event... Ask your daughter about her Literature texts Ask her to explain & develop her answers Be a reading role-model !