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Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology

pdodd | Wednesday October 12, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

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Paper Two

Introduction

From the Edexcel English Language specification:

‘Reading: study and analyse selections from a range of non-fiction texts (including literary non-fiction). Read unseen non-fiction texts from the 20th century and the 21st century, and understand a range of non-fiction texts, including whole texts and unseen texts’.

  • critical reading and comprehension: identify and interpret themes, ideas and information in a range of literature and other high-quality writing; read in different ways for different purposes, and compare and evaluate the usefulness, relevance and presentation of content for these purposes; draw inferences and justify these with evidence; support a point of view by referring to evidence within the text; identify bias and misuse of evidence, including distinguishing between statements that are supported by evidence and those that are not; reflect critically and evaluatively on text, use the context of the text and draw on knowledge and skills gained from wider reading; recognise the possibility of different responses to a text.
  • summary and synthesis: identify the main theme or themes; summarise ideas and information from a single text; synthesise from more than one text.
  • evaluation...

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