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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: Unseen Poetry Scheme

jallen | Tuesday October 13, 2015

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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 - Component 2 Part C

  • This scheme of work focuses upon the unseen poetry section of the paper.
  • It is worth a total of 40 marks, with the whole paper being awarded up to 120 marks.
  • This section is worth 20% of the overall GCSE Literature percentage.

Summary of the Exam

The assessment is two hours and 30 minutes in duration consisting of three sections.

Section A (20%) Post-1914 Prose/Drama

One source-based question on a post 1914 prose/drama text from the WJEC Eduqas prescribed list.

Section B (20%) 19th Century Prose

One source-based question on a 19th century prose text from the WJEC Eduqas prescribed list.

Section C (20%) Unseen Poetry from the 20th / 21st Century

Two questions on unseen poems, one of which involves comparison.

The total number of marks available is 120.

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 illustrate interpretations

Learning Objective

To be able to express a personal response to a poem (AO1)

Starter Activity

Display the following on the board:

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