Presentation on theme: "IGCSE CORE PAPER LESSON ONE QUESTION ONE: EXAM PRACTICE"— Presentation transcript:
1 IGCSE CORE PAPER LESSON ONE QUESTION ONE: EXAM PRACTICE
2 EXAM FORMAT 1 HOUR AND 45 MINUTES ANSWER TWO QUESTIONS ON ONE PASSAGE QUESTION ONE IS WORTH 30 MARKSQUESTION TWO IS WORTH 20 MARKSELIGIBLE GRADES C-G40% OF THE COURSES TOTAL MARKS
3 EXAM TIMING Spend 10 minutes reading the passage Question One 55 minutesQuestion Two 40 minutes
4 Learning ObjectivesTo develop the understanding and approach needed for Question One on the examTo improve close reading skills
5 QUESTION ONE ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES Question One is worth 30 Marks.It tests the following reading objectives:understand and collate explicit meaningsunderstand, explain and collate implicit meanings and attitudesselect, analyse and evaluate what is relevant to specific purposesunderstand how writers achieve effects.
6 Question One Exam TipsRead the questions carefully-some of the most important instructions are in BOLDDo not use quotations when it asks you to explain a part of the passage IN YOUR OWN WORDSSpend more time on the parts of the Question that are worth more marks. These are D, H and I.Overall you have around 55 minutes to answer this question
7 STARTER ACTIVITIESPut these three sentences taken from non- fiction articles in your own words:The force of the wind was too much or himYesterday was a bad day for the worst off in Britain.Money is something people can easily be obsessed with.
8 STARTER ACTIVITYSummarise in a paragraph what you learn in this clip from the film ‘Little Miss Sunshine?’=6-44SDd6pts
9 EXAM PRACTICE As a group work through the June 2012 CORE PAPER. First read the passage My Tutor Kralefsky and then begin to answer Question One.You must complete D, E, G and H on your own, the rest of Question One will be completed with your peers.55 Minutes
10 TIMED EXAM PRACTICE November 2013 Paper Read carefully the passage Things Go Wrong and then answer Question One.55 minutes
11 PLENARYWrite down three tips you would give one to one of your peers to successfully answer Question ONE