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Eduqas GCSE Language C1 Reading and Creative Prose Writing School Days Exam Paper

Richard Gent | Saturday October 31, 2015

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Assessment Pack, Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Schemes

GCSE English Language 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Writing

1 hour and 45 minutes

Use black or ball point pen


INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

Use black ink or black ball-point pen.

Answer all questions in Section A. 

Select one title to use for your writing in Section B.

Write your answers in the separate answer book provided.

You are advised to spend your time as follows:

Section A

  • about 10 minutes reading
  • about 50 minutes answering the questions

Section B

  • about 10 minutes planning
  • about 35 minutes writing

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

  • Section A (Reading): 40 marks
  • Section B (Writing):  40 marks


The number of marks is given in brackets at the end of each question or part-question.

Question 1

Read lines 1-6 List five reasons why someone might think Ivy felt uncomfortable. [5]

Question 2

Read lines 7 - 10 How does the writer show you the effect feeling unwell has had on Ivy?

You must refer to the text to support your answer, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate. [5]

Question 3

Read lines 11 - 16 What impression does the writer give of Ivy’s time in Broadstairs?

You must refer to the text to support your answer, using relevant subject terminology. [10]

Question 4

Read lines 17 - 21 How does the writer show you what Ivy thought of Kathleen?

You must refer to the text to support your answer, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate. [10]

Question 5

To answer this question you should read lines 22 - 25 but also consider the passage as a whole.

‘‘In the final part of this passage, the writer encourages us to think that Ivy deserves our sympathy.’’
To what extent do you agree with this view? [10]


You should write about:

  • your thoughts and feelings about Ivy as he is presented here and in the passage as a whole.
  • how the writer has created these thoughts and feelings

You must refer to the text to support your answer.

SECTION B: 40 marks

In this section you will be...


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