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OCR GCSE Eng Lang J351/02 Exploring Effects and Impact: Writing Scheme

miyer | Thursday October 08, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact, J351 Component 02: Exploring Effects and Impact Schemes, Hot Entries, Writing, Analytical Writing, Comparative Analysis, Language, Punctuation & Grammar, Narrative Writing, Textual Analysis

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Associated Resources

  • OCR Eng Lang J35102 Writing Genres.docx
  • OCR Eng Lang J35102 Oliver Twist Sentences.docx
  • OCR Eng Lang J35102 Creative Pairings.docx

Note: this should be used in conjunction with the companion scheme of work OCR GCSE Eng Lang J351/02 Exploring Effects and Impact: Reading Scheme

See the OCR Specimen Assessment Materials on the OCR website for question papers, mark scheme and exemplars.

What is Assessed

Section A: Reading

Reading Exploring Effects and Impact (component 02) focuses on reading literary prose texts and creative writing.

Candidates will be asked to read extracts from two unseen literary prose fiction texts from the 20th & 21st centuries, one text may be literary non-fiction. There will not be a 19th century text in component 02.

Section B: Writing

Learners write one piece of original creative writing.

For the purposes of this scheme of work the extracts are taken from two of the set texts for OCR English Literature Never Let Me Go and Anita and Me.

This is to encourage cross fertilisation between the two specifications and facilitate economies of time.

Background

Learners produce imaginative, original texts in a range of forms, for example, short stories and autobiographical writing. They use narrative techniques identified from their wide reading of prose fiction texts to achieve deliberate effects in their own writing.

Learners explore how vocabulary and grammatical features can be used to achieve particular effects. They develop skills to adapt their writing for different purposes and contexts.

Learners apply their knowledge and understanding of linguistic and literary conventions to create impact in their own writing.

Learners should be able to:

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