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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: An Inspector Calls Scheme

| Friday December 09, 2016

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  • AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

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Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

Section A

Modern texts: students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern prose or drama text.

Section B

Poetry: students will answer one comparative question on one named poem printed on the paper and one other poem from their chosen anthology cluster.

Section C

Unseen poetry: students will answer one question on each of two unseen poems and one comparative question.

Assessment Objectives

Assessment objectives (AOs) are set by Ofqual and are the same across all GCSE English Literature specifications and all exam boards. The exams will measure how students have achieved the following assessment objectives.

  • maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response
  • use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations
  • AO1: Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to:
  • AO2: Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.
  • AO3: Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.
  • AO4: Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation.

(AQA, 2014)

This scheme of work provide you with 12 lessons with a strong exam focus which can be taught over four weeks assuming you have 3 lessons a week to deliver the text in. A summative assessment point is built...


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