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1 GCSE English Unit 1 (Foundation) Section A – Reading WALT: Look closely for clues which help you understand ideas in the text. Q1 a) + Q1 b)

2 Read Source 1, the online article entitled Heroes sacked by . List 4 facts about the scandal. (4 marks) Q1 a) Tip: Do not analyse quotes – there’s no time for that! Heroes sacked by Heroes sacked by For 1 mark out of 4

3 Read Source 1, the online article entitled Heroes sacked by . What do you learn from the article about the views and emotions created by this news story? (4 marks) Q1 b) Firstly, from the headline, the reader learns that… Include a quote and a small comment Firstly, from the headline, the reader learns that… Include a quote and a small comment Heroes sacked by The Prime Minister was said to be furious today after The Sun revealed 38 senior heroes including one on the Afghan front line were crassly sacked by . Heroes sacked by The Prime Minister was said to be furious today after The Sun revealed 38 senior heroes including one on the Afghan front line were crassly sacked by . For 1 mark out of 4

4 Read the article as a class Make a list of 4 possible comments you could make in groups. Heroes sacked by . The reader learns that even the Prime Minister is angered by the news.

5 Read the article as a class Now pass your papers around and add quotations to support the points. Heroes sacked by . The reader learns that even the Prime Minister is angered by the news. “The Prime Minister is very, very clear that the way this has been handled is completely unacceptable.”

6 Read the model and label where the student: Makes comments about what the reader learns [L] Provides quotes to support comments [Q] Makes a small comment / inference [I] You can colour code this if you prefer Writing up an exam answer EXTENSION: Can you think of any way this pupil could improve their use of quotations in this answer?

7 The reader learns that the Prime Minister is angry about the soldiers being sacked as he is very very clear that the situation is unacceptable. Soldiers who are serving now are also upset by the news. They are disgusted at the treatment of soldiers. Q1 Band 1 This answer can only get into Band 1 because it simply repeats chunks of the text. It does not provide quotation or make any small inferences. Band 1 This answer can only get into Band 1 because it simply repeats chunks of the text. It does not provide quotation or make any small inferences.

8 The reader learns that the Prime Minister is saddened by the revelations as he makes it “very very clear” that the situation is “unacceptable”, therefore telling the reader that this problem has been taken all the way to the top. Furthermore, the soldiers themselves have made their opinions known, labeling the situation “disgusting”. This suggests that the morale of serving soldiers has been affected by this news. Quotes from members of Parliament are also used, one branding this story “callous” The reader learns that the Prime Minister is saddened by the revelations as he makes it “very very clear” that the situation is “unacceptable”, therefore telling the reader that this problem has been taken all the way to the top. Furthermore, the soldiers themselves have made their opinions known, labeling the situation “disgusting”. This suggests that the morale of serving soldiers has been affected by this news. Quotes from members of Parliament are also used, one branding this story “callous” Band 3 (3 marks) This answer uses quotations to evidence the points that are clearly made. Small inferences are also provided for most points. Band 3 (3 marks) This answer uses quotations to evidence the points that are clearly made. Small inferences are also provided for most points. Q1 b)

9 Have a go at answering the question yourself Read Source 1, the online article entitled Heroes sacked by . What do you learn from the article about the views and emotions created by this news story? (4 marks) What you learn Quotation Small inference

10 Read your work and label where you : Makes comments about what the reader learns [L] Provides quotes to support comments [Q] Makes a small comment / inference [I] You can colour code this if you prefer Plenary: Self Assessment Give yourself a Band and mark out of 4

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12 GCSE English Unit 1 (Foundation) Section A – Reading WALT: Look closely for clues which help you understand ideas in the text. Q1 a) + Q1 b)

13 The reader learns that the Prime Minister is angry about the soldiers being sacked as he is very very clear that the situation is unacceptable. Soldiers who are serving now are also upset by the news. They are disgusted at the treatment of soldiers. Q1 Band 1 This answer can only get into Band 1 because it simply repeats chunks of the text. It does not provide quotation or make any small inferences. Band 1 This answer can only get into Band 1 because it simply repeats chunks of the text. It does not provide quotation or make any small inferences.

14 The reader learns that the Prime Minister is saddened by the revelations as he makes it “very very clear” that the situation is “unacceptable”, therefore telling the reader that this problem has been taken all the way to the top. Furthermore, the soldiers themselves have made their opinions known, labeling the situation “disgusting”. This suggests that the morale of serving soldiers has been affected by this news. Quotes from members of Parliament are also used, one branding this story “callous” The reader learns that the Prime Minister is saddened by the revelations as he makes it “very very clear” that the situation is “unacceptable”, therefore telling the reader that this problem has been taken all the way to the top. Furthermore, the soldiers themselves have made their opinions known, labeling the situation “disgusting”. This suggests that the morale of serving soldiers has been affected by this news. Quotes from members of Parliament are also used, one branding this story “callous” Band 3 (3 marks) This answer uses quotations to evidence the points that are clearly made. Small inferences are also provided for most points. Band 3 (3 marks) This answer uses quotations to evidence the points that are clearly made. Small inferences are also provided for most points. Q1 b)

15 Have a go at answering a question yourself Read Source 1, the online article entitled Love music love food. What do you learn from the article about Tinie Tempah? (4 marks) What you learn Quotation Small inference Q1 b)

16 What’s the formula again for Q1b? How many sentences?


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