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Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: Unseen Poetry Scheme

jallen | Friday October 09, 2015

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  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 2: 19th-century Novel & Poetry since 1789 Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • Worksheet 1.docx
  • Worksheet 1 Level 1-3.docx
  • Worksheet 2.docx
  • Worksheet 3.docx
  • Worksheet 4.docx
  • Worksheet 5.docx
  • Teacher’s Copy Worksheet 5.docx
  • Success in the Unseen Poetry Section.pptx

Unseen Poetry - Section B Part 2

  • This scheme of work focuses upon the unseen poetry section of the paper.
  • It is worth a total of 20 marks, with the whole paper being awarded up to 80 marks.
  • This section is worth 12.5% of the overall GCSE Literature percentage.

Summary of the Exam

The assessment is two hours and 15 minutes in duration consisting of two sections.

Section A

19th-century novel: a two part question, with the first part focused upon an extract of approximately 400 words. The second part is an essay question exploring the whole text.

Section B

Part 1: One question comparing a named poem from the Pearson Poetry Anthology collection to another poem from that collection. The named poem will be shown in the question paper.

Part 2: One question comparing two unseen contemporary poems.

The total number of marks available is 80.

This is a closed book examination. Text books are not allowed into the examination.

Assessment Objectives and Weightings

In this section of the examination, students are tested upon their ability to:

AO1: Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to:

  • maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response
  • use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations

AO2: Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.

Lesson One

AO1: Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to:

  • maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response
  • use textual references, including quotations, to support and...

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