Critical Reading and Comprehension

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Understanding the purpose of evaluation and interpretation.
How to evaluate language.
How to evaluate structure.
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

Critical reading is an important tool for understanding a text! In this class students will get an overview of how to evaluate the writer’s choices based on a specific extract from ‘The War of the Worlds’. Students will be shown how to write evaluatively about language features as well as structural techniques in a specific text. This is great for students in Years 10//1 who want to score least Grade 5 in GCSE English Language for your teacher-assessed grades (TAGs).

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all English students in Year 10-11 or S4-S5 who are studying for their English Language GCSE's or equivalent. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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