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links to some really useful revision web sites

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BBC BITESIZE
Truly first class revision resources from the world's very best media organisation. What more need be said - KS2 and KS3 as well as GCSE? This is an up-to-date resource - perhaps especially for anyone on the C/D borderline.
BITESIZE WRITERS Once a really popular part of the excellent BBC Bitesize GCSE web site, this wonderful site for budding young writers has had to find its own home. If you enjoy creative writing - this is the place for you, for sure.
EDUCATIONAL QUIZZES Some fun if you're in KS3 and fancy a different way to test and extend your knowledge.
UNIVERSAL TEACHER A useful and quite comprehensive revision site that offers help with a wide variety of aspects of English and English Literature, including several study guides to novels and poems. It's advice is geared more to students capable of a high grade.
SPELL IT RIGHT A wonderful web site that offers lots of guidance to boost your speeling.

SPARKNOTES
A fine American web site with free study guides to many novels, plays and poems. The guides are aimed at a level somewhat beyond GCSE, but are still very useful and well written.
SHMOOP An excellent, if quite difficult at times, American study guide sute.
EXPLORE WRITING Need more help with your writing? Look no further - this site offers an amazing range of help.

SHAKESPEARE'S
LIFE AND TIMES

An unsurpassed, but quite advanced, web site that covers not only Shakespeare and his plays, but much else about the Renaissance. Not to be missed.

OF MICE AND MEN
This is the BBC Bitesize revision guide to the novel, 'Of Mice and Men' by John Steinbeck.


LORD OF THE FLIES

A fine revision guide to William Golding's wonderful novel.


ANIMAL FARM

This site offers a free study guide to George Orwell's timeless fable.

TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD

A revision guide to help you through Harper Lee's moving and insightful novel.

THE CRUCIBLE PROJECT

A good American site on this tragic play by Arthur Miller with many more links.

GILLIAN CLARKE

Gillian Clarke is one of our leading contemporary poets. If you are studying her poetry there is lots for you here equally if you simply enjoy reading wonderful poetry, this site is a 'must visit'.

KOBE UNIVERSITY

This site has many links to useful English sites, modern poets and poetry.

LUMINARIUM

A first class - but advanced - site specialising in Renaissance literature

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