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Power and Conflict Knowledge Organiser »

Lauran Hampshire-Dell | Thursday September 21, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Poetry, Anthologies, AQA Anthology, AQA Power and Conflict Cluster

  • AQA Power and Conflict Knowledge Organiser



AQA Paper 1 Knowledge Organiser »

Richard Gent | Thursday September 21, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

  • AQA English Language Paper 1 Knowledge Organiser



Assessment Edexcel GCSE English Language Paper One Fiction & Imaginative Writing »

Chris Barcock | Thursday April 13, 2017

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam:

  • Edexcel GCSE English Language Edusites Practice Paper One
  • Edexcel Paper 1 Source 1
  • Edexcel Paper 1 Source 2
  • Edexcel Paper 1 Source 3

Files you will need to mark the exam papers:

  • Edexcel GCSE English Language Edusites Practice Paper One Mark Scheme

To compliment these assessments we also have:

Live Scripts

Many thanks to all schools who took part in our first mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the positive...

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Assessment Eduqas GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading »

Chris Barcock | Sunday January 01, 2017

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

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • Eduqas Question Paper GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading and Creative Prose
  • EduqasText

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • Eduqas Section A Mark Scheme GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading
  • Eduqas Section B Mark Scheme GCSE English Language 20th Century Reading

To compliment these assessments we also have

Live Scripts

Many thanks to all schools who took part in our first mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We...

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Assessment AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Explorations »

Chris Barcock | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language Exam Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
  • AQA Paper 1 Source A
  • AQA Paper 1 Source B

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • Section A Mark Scheme Paper 1 Explorations
  • Section B Mark Scheme Paper 1 Explorations

To compliment these assessments we also have

Live Scripts

Many thanks to all schools who took part in our first mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the...

[ read full article ] »

Assessment OCR GCSE English Language Communicating Information and Ideas »

Richard Gent | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas, J351 Component 01: Communicating Information and Ideas Schemes, J351/01 Communicating Information and Ideas Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • OCR Question Paper GCSE English Language J351/01 Communicating Information and Ideas
  • OCR Insert Text 1 and 2

Files you will need to mark the exam papers

  • OCR GCSE English Language Mark Scheme Section A
  • OCR GCSE English Language Mark Scheme Section B

To compliment these assessments we also have

Live Scripts

Many thanks to all schools who took part in our first mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the positive...

[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use »

Paul Dodd | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry

Guide Navigation

  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary

Introduction

Unseen poetry is an element in the AQA...

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Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use »

Paul Dodd | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789

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  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary

Introduction

Unseen...

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OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use »

Paul Dodd | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare

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  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Conflict and Power
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age
  • OCR GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary

Introduction

Unseen poetry is an element in the OCR...

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Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use »

Paul Dodd | Sunday January 01, 2017

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry

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  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | How to Use
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Contents of Poems
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Love and Relationships
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Time and Place
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Youth and Age
  • Eduqas GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary

Introduction

Unseen poetry is...

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Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology »

Paul Dodd | Wednesday October 12, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

Guide Navigation

  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood
  • Edexcel English Language Non...
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AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology »

Paul Dodd | Friday September 30, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack

Guide Navigation

  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading...
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Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology »

Paul Dodd | Friday September 30, 2016

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, Component 2: Non Fiction Reading Anthology Comparative Text Pack

Guide Navigation

  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Women
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Eduqas English Language Non...
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OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology »

Paul Dodd | 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

Guide Navigation

  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Women
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • OCR English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology...
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Integrated Exercises for OCR GCSE English Language and Literature »

Chris Barcock | Friday September 09, 2016

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE

The following passages are all taken from J352/01 Literature Paper ‘Exploring modern and literary heritage texts’.

  • All five set texts are represented and can, of course, be added to from whichever set text is being studied so as to go alongside any of the passages which will, effectively, be ‘unseen’.
  • Teachers can fill in as much or as little detail as they wish in preparing learners for either or both of them. For example, some glossing of some of the vocabulary may be helpful.
  • They are presented in the format of English Language...
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Guide and Exemplar Material for Questions Two and Four »

Chris Barcock | Wednesday September 07, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Writing, Analytical Writing, Comparative Analysis, Non-Fiction Analysis

This material should be used in conjunction with the Edusites publication How to Compare and Contrast

AQA Paper Two

The relevant assessment objectives are:-

  • AO1: Identify and interpret explicit and implicit information and ideas. Select and synthesise from different texts.
  • AO3: Compare writer’s ideas and perspectives, as well as how these are conveyed across two or more texts.

Section A: Reading: one non-fiction text and one literary non-fiction text

Section B: Writing:
writing to present a viewpoint

Reading (40 marks) (25%) – two...

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Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation

  • Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lessons 1-17
  • Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme Lesson 18
  • Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack

How the Component is Assessed

Component 1: Studying Shakespeare and Post 1914 Literature

Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE

  • 80 marks
  • 1 hour 45 minutes written paper

Content Overview - Reading and responding to:

  • one Shakespeare play
  • one studied modern prose or drama text

This is a closed book...

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lit Component 1: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry, Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Poetry, Agard, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack

GCSE Overview

The qualification is made up of two externally-assessed components: Component 1 and Component 2. Both components allow learners to show their depth and breadth of knowledge through varied assessments.

This specification has been designed on the basis that learners’ reading should be of whole texts.

Learners are required to study the following content:

  • at least one play by Shakespeare
  • at least one 19th century novel
  • a...
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OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation

  • OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack

How the Unit is Assessed

Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare (02)

Assessment Overview - 50% of total GCSE

  • 80 marks
  • 2 hours written paper

Content Overview - Reading and responding to:

  • one thematic poetry cluster from the OCR poetry Anthology, including making connections with a thematically linked poem
  • one studied Shakespeare play

Assessment Objectives

GCSE English and English Literature assessment objectives (AOs) are set by Ofqual and...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Macbeth Scheme »

Shane Richardson | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel, Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Schemes, Drama, Macbeth, Hot Entries, Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Plays, Writing, Drama Analysis

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  • AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 1: Macbeth Scheme Model Responses
  • AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack

How the unit is assessed:

  • 1 hour 45 minute written exam
  • 64 marks
  • 40% of GCSE

Exam Questions

Section A

In Section A, students will respond to a Shakespeare play that they have been taught in preparation for the examination. The paper will contain an extract about which students will need to write and then use this as a springboard to branch out across the rest of the text....

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AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment »

Paul Dodd | Friday January 01, 2016

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives Schemes, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack

Guide Navigation

  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • AQA English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology...
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Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage »

Paul Dodd | Friday January 01, 2016

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

Guide Navigation

  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Women
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Eduqas English Language Non...
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Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty »

Paul Dodd | Friday January 01, 2016

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Non-fiction and Transactional Writing

Guide Navigation

  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Poverty
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Edexcel English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood
  • Edexcel English Language Non...
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Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment »

Paul Dodd | Friday January 01, 2016

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Assessment Pack, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Schemes

Guide Navigation

  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Women
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Eduqas English Language Non...
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Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Women »

Paul Dodd | Friday January 01, 2016

Categories: KS4, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Assessment Pack, Component 2: Non-Fiction Reading & Transactional/Persuasive Writing Schemes

Guide Navigation

  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | How To Use
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Contents of Extracts
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Women
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Sport and Entertainment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Crime and Punishment
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | Health
  • Eduqas English Language Non Fiction Reading Anthology | War and Espionage
  • Eduqas English Language Non...
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Edexcel GCSE Eng Lit Component 2: Poetry Anthology Relationships Collection »

aborland | Friday November 13, 2015

Categories: KS4, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 2: 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789, Component 2: 19th Century Novel and Poetry since 1789 Schemes, Hot Entries, Poetry, Anthologies, Edexcel Anthology, Edexcel Relationships Cluster, Armitage, The Manhunt, Baillie, A Child to His Sick Grandfather, Browning, Sonnet 43, Cooper-Clarke, I Wanna Be Yours, De Kok, My Father Would Not Show Us, Duffy, Valentine, Hadfield, Love's Dog, Keats, Le Belle Dame sans Merci, Wordsworth, A Complaint, Zephaniah

Guide Navigation

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

Associated Resources

  • Edexcel GCSE Poetry Anthology Sample Question Lesson 5.docx

Qualification Aims and Objectives

The aims and objectives of the Pearson Edexcel Level 1/ Level 2 GCSE (9–1) in English Literature are to enable students to:

  • Read a wide range of classic literature fluently and with good understanding, and make connections across their reading;
  • read in depth, critically and evaluatively, so that they are able...
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AQA, WJEC Eduqas, OCR & Edexcel GCSE Spoken Language Scheme »

Paul Merrell | Thursday November 05, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, AQA Spoken Language, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Language 2015, Edexcel Spoken Language, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Language 2015, OCR Spoken Language, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language 2015, WJEC Eduqas Spoken Language, Hot Entries, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Speaking & Listening, Individual, Spoken English, GCSE Spoken English

Spoken Language Endorsement for GCSE English Language

The four English awarding bodies have developed the new criteria for Spoken Language assessment in the new GCSE English Language (9-1) qualifications. This will be a separately endorsed component, for which candidates will be graded Distinction, Pass, or Merit. Candidates who do not achieve a Pass grade, or those who do not take the component, will be given non-classified.

The Guidance Document for centres is copied below, including the assessment criteria and moderation procedures.

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lang Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading Scheme »

Beth Kemp | Wednesday November 04, 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 Schemes, Hot Entries, Reading

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1: Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • WJEC 20th Century Reading Mark Scheme.docx

How It’s Assessed

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lang Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading Study 40% (1 hour 45 minutes)

Section A (20%) – Reading (40 marks)

This section will test through structured questions the reading of an unseen extract from one 20th century literary prose text (about 60-100 lines). This section assesses AO1, AO2 and AO4.

Section B (20%) – Prose...

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lang Component 1: Creative Prose Writing Scheme »

Beth Kemp | Tuesday November 03, 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 Schemes, Hot Entries, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Narrative, Analysing Narrative, Writing, Creative Writing, Productive, Creative or Original Writing, Descriptive Writing, Imaginative Writing, Language, Punctuation & Grammar

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1: Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • WJEC Eduqas English Language Paper 1 Student Friendly Mark Scheme.docx
  • WJEC Eduqas English Language Paper 1 Creative Writing Mark Scheme.docx

How It’s Assessed

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Eng Lang Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading Study

40% (1 hour 45 minutes)

Section A (20%) – Reading (40 marks)

This section will test through structured questions the reading of an unseen extract from one 20th century literary prose...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Power and Conflict Anthology Scheme »

Mia Sneyd | Wednesday October 21, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Hot Entries, Poetry, Agard, Checking Out Me History, Anthologies, AQA Anthology, AQA Power and Conflict Cluster, Armitage, Remains, Blake, London, Browning, My Last Duchess, Dharker, Tissue, Duffy, War Photographer, Garland, Kamikaze, Heaney, Storm on the Island, Hughes, Bayonet Charge, Owen, Exposure, Rumens, The Emigree, Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade, Shelley, Ozymandias, Weir, Poppies, Wordsworth, The Prelude, Writing, Poetry Analysis

This guide contains ideas and resources for teaching the poems in the ‘Power and Conflict’ cluster of the AQA Poems Past and Present anthology. The anthology is examined in AQA GCSE English Literature (8702) for teaching from September 2015.

The anthology is assessed in Paper 2 (Modern Texts and Poetry) of the Literature examination. The duration of the paper is 2 hrs 15mins and it is a closed book examination. The paper as a whole is worth 60% of the GCSE. There are four questions on the examination paper: one on modern prose or drama...

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OCR GCSE Eng Lit Component 02: Unseen Poetry Scheme »

Julia Allen | Wednesday October 14, 2015

Categories: KS4, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare, Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Schemes, Hot Entries, Poetry, Blake, The Sick Rose, Burns, A Red Red Rose, Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, The Road Not Taken, Hannah, Symptoms, Kemp, I Sing the Battle, Sandburg, Sketch, Reading, Language Analysis, Understanding Structure, Understanding Vocabulary, Writing, Analytical Writing, Poetry Analysis

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 Section A Part A

This scheme of work focuses upon the skills required for the unseen poetry question in section A of the paper. The Sample Questions at the end of the unit refer to the anthology poems so it is recommended that the pupils have studied at least some of them prior to this unit.

The Poetry Section...

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AQA GCSE English Language »

Richard Gent
Friday September 08, 2017

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AQA GCSE English Language

Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Assessment Pack

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GCSE English Language Live Scripts Paper 1 »

Chris Barcock
Sunday January 01, 2017

Live Scripts

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GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry Anthology Packs »

Paul Dodd
Sunday January 01, 2017

Our Unseen Poetry Anthologies provide 30 poems covering five categories:

  • Love and Relationships
  • Conflict and Power
  • Youth and Age
  • Time and Place
  • The Natural World

Included in the anthology is an introduction around meaning, discussion points for the classroom and teaching tips for each poem.

Our Top Examiner Tips look at what is required in answering unseen poems in terms of the assessment objectives, structuring a response, how to reference effectively and how to compare and contrast.

For each Awarding Body...

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OCR GCSE English Language Component J351/02: Exploring Effects and Impact Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Wednesday March 02, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English OCR GCSE English Language Component J351/02: Exploring Effects and Impact Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

These packs have been developed by experienced English assessors with extensive awarding body experience and by people who were very closely involved in the development of these new specifications within the awarding bodies, with Ofqual and the Department of Education. They have been thoroughly reviewed...

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OCR GCSE English Language Component J351/01: Communicating Information and Ideas Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Wednesday March 02, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English OCR GCSE English Language Component J351/01: Communicating Information and Ideas Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

These packs have been developed by experienced English assessors with extensive awarding body experience and by people who were very closely involved in the development of these new specifications within the awarding bodies, with Ofqual and the Department of Education. They have been thoroughly...

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 2: Reading and Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday February 23, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 2: 19th and 21st Century Non-fiction Reading and Transactional / Persuasive Writing Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

These packs have been developed by experienced English assessors with extensive awarding body experience and by people who were very closely involved in the development of these new specifications within the awarding bodies, with Ofqual and the...

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1: Reading and Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Monday February 22, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language Component 1: 20th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

These packs have been developed by experienced English assessors with extensive awarding body experience and by people who were very closely involved in the development of these new specifications within the awarding bodies, with Ofqual and the Department of Education....

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Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 2: Non Fiction and Transactional Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Friday February 05, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 2: Non Fiction and Transactional Writing Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday February 02, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English Edexcel GCSE English Language Component 1: Fiction and Imaginative Writing Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Wednesday January 20, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2: Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday January 19, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday January 12, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 2: Prose, Drama and Unseen Poetry Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday January 12, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Poetry Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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OCR GCSE English Literature Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Friday January 08, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English OCR GCSE English Literature Component 01: Exploring Modern and Literary Heritage Texts Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring Poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Thursday January 07, 2016

Welcome to Edusites English OCR GCSE English Literature Component 02: Exploring poetry and Shakespeare Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Tuesday December 08, 2015

Welcome to Edusites English Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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

Paul Dodd
Tuesday December 08, 2015

Welcome to Edusites English Edexcel GCSE English Literature Component 2: 19th-century Novel and Poetry since 1789 Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Thursday December 03, 2015

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1: Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack »

Paul Dodd
Wednesday December 02, 2015

Welcome to Edusites English AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack. Click on the links below to access a sample paper, marking guidelines and indicative content.

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