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GCSE Grade Boosters: Religious Studies - Philosophy and Ethics

ISBN: 9781781470312

Focussed on turning potential D grades into Cs, this book & CD-ROM provide you with the tools, ideas and activities to help your pupils improve their final grade.

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Focussed on turning potential D grades into Cs, this book & CD-ROM provide you with the tools, ideas and activities to help your pupils improve their final grade.

A wide range of activities to make topics memorable. Activities can be used for class, group, pair and homework tasks. They can be versioned by you for other topics or particular pupils.

Support for exam preparation including a distillation of examiners reports to pinpoint common errors, and show how easily marks are lost and gained, revision and memory techniques that have been shown to work, and activities that build awareness of mark schemes.

The key vocabulary for exam success.

112 page photocopiable book with copies of activities on accompanying CD-ROM

Contents

Introduction – what does a C grade look like, how students can raise their grade to a C and beyond

Memorable Relighous Studies – teacher’s notes and student overview of each topic followed by a range of activities to help make them memorable

Students as experts – how to set up students as experts and joint creators of resources

Help from the examiners – Common errors and exam tips to improve performance

Exciting new tools – tagxedo / wordle, triptico

Peer assessment – practice activities to ensure pupils are familiar with how marks are gained and lost

Syllabi covered – AQA B, WJEC B, OCR B, units 1,2,3,8,9,10 for Edexcel.

Each section is made up of activities which are content specific, to ensure students are up to speed on what they need to know, understand and can do.

Authors: 

Jon Mayled – an experienced RS teacher and ex-chief examiner, now full time educational consultant and writer of over 120 RS titles. 

Sam Pillay – graded outstanding – is an RS teacher based in Devon.

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