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1 FINAL COUNTDOWN MOCK EXAMINATIONS DECEMBER 2014

2 Why? Clear and accurate picture Follow up actions Shape individual support Practise Unforeseen Circumstances!

3 You’ve been going to school for nearly 11 Years. All your exams are over and done in around 2 weeks time. That’s a long time. That’s not a long time.

4 DayDateTimeExamRevision Details Sunday 30 th November Today I will Revise: Monday 1 December English iGCSE Economics Today I will Revise:

5 English 3 questions in 2 hours – 40 marks (15,10,15) Directed Writing Writer’s Effects Summary

6 Q1: Directed Writing (15) ‘…I was terrified. I spent the night holding onto my flask ready to use it as a weapon to protect myself. I feel so lonely out here.’ ‘…the young teen spent two terrifying nights fighting for his life, in the jungle, before rescue efforts were successful in finding him.’ WHO? WHY? HOW? – make decisions! Know the conventions

7 Q2: Writer’s Effects (10) ‘…scowling, he looked me in the eye and began to speak….’ ‘…beaming he looked me in the eye and began to speak….’ ‘…she took a turning with a handwritten sign. She had to cross a rickety, rotting footbridge over a rushing stream. Another battered sign, nailed to a tree, bore the ominous words, ambiguosly addressed: ‘Wild Big Cats – Keep Out’.

8 Easy Marks! Juxtaposition Rhetorical Question Metaphor Simile Hyperbole Imagery What strikes you? Why?

9 Q3: Summary Select the right part of the passage Pick out the key parts Turn the bullet points into full sentences and paragraphs READ THE INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY!


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