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OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology

pdodd | Wednesday September 28, 2016

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas, J351 Component 01: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack

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Paper One Communicating information and ideas

Introduction

From the OCR English Language specification, this aim of this paper is to:

‘Read unseen non-fiction texts from the 19th century and either the 20th or 21st century. One text will always be drawn from the 19th century.’

The content:

  • Learners read a wide range of high quality non-fiction texts drawn from the 19th and either the 20th or 21st century. This may include for example, essays, journalism (both printed and online), travel writing, speeches and biographical writing.
  • Learners are required to read in different ways for different purposes. They will read and analyse texts that are designed, for example, to persuade, inform, instruct or advise.
  • They explore how effectively texts achieve their purposes by comparing and evaluating the usefulness, relevance and presentation of ideas and information.
  • Learners engage with texts, developing independent viewpoints and recognising different interpretations.
  • Learners develop knowledge and understanding of linguistic and literary terminology to support their analysis of texts.

Learners should be able to:

  • identify and interpret key ideas and information from texts
  • comment on writers’ choices of vocabulary, form and grammatical features,...

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