4 QUESTIONAOKEY WORDS/PHRASESA1/5AO1 1a and bIdentify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideasSelect and synthesise evidence from different texts.IdentifyListSelectSummariseSynthesiseA2AO2 1a and 1cExplain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support their views.ExplainHow does the writer…?AnalyseWhat impressions…?A3/10AO2 1a, b, c and dA4AO2 1a, b, and dExplain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, usingrelevant subject terminology to support their views.A5AO4Evaluate texts critically and support this with appropriate textual referencesTo what extent do you agree?EvaluateHow effective is?What do you think and feel?
5 Component 1Section BCreative Prose Writing.Choice of 4 questions45mins
7 QUESTIONAOKEY WORDS/PHRASESA1/3AO1 1aIdentify explicit information and ideasIdentifyListSelectA2/10AO2 1a, b, c and dExplain, comment on and analyse how writers use language and structure to achieve effects and influence readers, using relevant subject terminology to support their views.ExplainHow does the writer…?AnalyseWhat impressions…?A3AO1 1a, b, c, dIdentify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideasSummariseSynthesiseA4AO4Evaluate texts critically and support this with appropriate textual referencesTo what extent do you agree?EvaluateHow effective is?What do you think and feel?A5/4AO1 2a and bSelect and synthesise evidence fromdifferent texts.A6AO3Compare writers' ideas and perspectives, aswell as how these are conveyed,across two or more textsCompareIdentify similarities and differences
8 Component 1Section BTransactional/Persuasive/Discursive Writing.2 compulsory tasks2 x 30mins
9 Supporting your child when revising for the READING paper.Timings – how much is each question worth?Question types and AOs for each.Writers’ techniques.Encourage them to read and discuss.Practise, practise, practise! Students have booklets of sample papers.
10 Supporting your child when revising for the WRITING paper.Timings – speed planning.Spelling & Vocabulary – back to basics.Confident use of a range of punctuation.Sentence variety & Structure.Appropriate register.Practise, practise, practise!
11 Supporting your child when revising for the WRITING paper.Use different ways to start sentencesRevise different connectives/conjunctions.It is important that they are reading non- fiction texts e.g newspapers and articles.Read an article of around 500 words and try to summarise it in 100.
12 English Literature: Monday 22nd May, 2017 Paper / Component 1Shakespeare and PoetryWritten examination – 2 hours - 40% of qualification• Section A - (20%) Shakespeare – 1hrRomeo and Juliet; OR Macbeth; OR The Merchant of Venice.One extract question and one essay question based on the reading of a Shakespeare text from the above prescribed list.• Section B - (20%) Poetry from 1789 to present day – 1hrTwo questions based on poems from the Poetry Anthology, one of which involves comparison.
13 English Literature: Friday 26nd May, 2017 Paper / Component 2Post-1914 Prose/Drama, Century Prose and Unseen PoetryWritten examination – 2 hours and 30 minutes - 60% of qualification• Section A - (20%) Post-1914 prose/drama – 45minsLord of the Flies (Golding); OR The Woman in Black (Hill); OR An Inspector Calls (Priestley)• Section B - (20%) 19th century prose – 45minsA Christmas Carol (Dickens) OR The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Stevenson)• Section C (20%) Unseen poetry (20th/21st century) – 1hrTwo questions on unseen poems, one of which involves comparison.
14 11X1Mrs WisbyAn Inspector Calls by J.B. PriestleyThe Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonMerchant of Venice by William Shakespeare11Y1Miss CreswickThe Woman in Black by Susan HillA Christmas Carol by Charles DickensMerchant of Venice by William Shakespeare.11X2 The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonRomeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare 11Y2Miss JacobsMacbeth by William Shakespeare11X3Mrs RuttyLord of the Flies by William GoldingRomeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.11Y3Miss Figgures11X411Y4Mr Cooke
15 Useful resources and website: EduqasEnglish LanguageEnglish LiteratureListening Books – please ask English teacher for login details.BBC Bitesize – or websites such as Sparknotes.GCSE POD – login details are with students.
18 Practical strategies: There are some free audiobooks online – use Google to find them!GCSEPod is also full of quick, accessible podcasts to remind you of the plot.Make sure you know all of the key themes for the texts. For example, An Inspector Calls – responsibility, role of women, relationships, class, family, age…For each theme, make sure you have 6 good ideas about how it is presented in the text.For each character, reduce the plot into 5 key points; have a quotation for each.Planning essays can be just as valuable as writing the full thing. Different ways of planning include; mind-maps ( Diamond 9, bullet points.
19 Practical strategies for learning quotations: Make it fun!Redecorate your bedroom (or whole house!) with key quotations using Post-it notes.Create flashcards – think about the colours. Use different colours for keywords or themes. Quizlet.com has pre-made online flashcards.Quotation tennis – have a revision partner. How long can you make your quotation rally? For example, focus on the character of Scrooge.Missing words.
20 A _____ child, neglected by his friends, is left there still. tell me if Tiny Tim will _____I'll give you Mr Scrooge, the ______ of the Feast!