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AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Death of a Hoarder »

Richard Gent | Wednesday May 09, 2018

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

This set of resources, including the exam paper and mark scheme, can be used in a number of ways including;

  • A mock exam with mark scheme and indicative content
  • A series of learning slides focused on improving performance

Online slides can be used projected for the whole class or by tutors taking a student through the development of responses.

Use Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer to access these online slides.

  • Death of a Hoarder | Improving responses - Online Slides

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA...
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AQA GCSE English Language Live Scripts Paper 1 Explorations »

Chris Barcock | Monday April 30, 2018

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

Live Scripts

Many thanks to all schools who took part in our second mock exam project and thanks again to all the schools who put themselves forward. We were overwhelmed with the positive feedback and generosity of busy teachers...

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AQA Paper 1 Assessment and Moderation »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday April 27, 2018

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, Mocks, Mock Exams

Moderation

Serving Suggestions

How do you know that your department moderation of paper 1 is reliable? These materials have been develop to complement this mock exam in the following ways.

  1. For teachers’ moderation we have links to videos where you can read the examples, marks and explanations. Use the links below to watch a video of a script being ‘live’ marked, then ‘mystery’ ones where you are tested on your marking. This can be completed by your department as part of their moderation and is an improved version of what AQA do for...
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AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Introduction

This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource.

  • AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 1

‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture the interest of readers’.

Part 2

7

This...

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AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 1 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Introduction

This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource.

AQA English Language Unseen Fiction Reading Anthology | Childhood Part 2

‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture the interest of readers’.

Content...[ read full article ] »


AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 2 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource.




AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 1 »

Paul Dodd | Friday December 08, 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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

This resource has been broken into two parts to make it easier for you to cut, paste and edit. Please click on the link below to find the other half of this resource.

  • AQA English Language Fiction Reading Anthology | Place and Time Part 2

Paper One

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Introduction

‘The aim of this paper is to engage students in a creative text, reading a literature fiction text in order to consider how established writers use narrative and descriptive techniques to capture the interest of readers’.

...

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AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations The Feet Afoot »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday November 10, 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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section A



AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations List 42b »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 27, 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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section A



AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section A »

Grainne Hallahan | Thursday October 27, 2016

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

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Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 Explorations Exam Paper List 42b »

Grainne Hallahan | Thursday October 27, 2016

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations School Days »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme School Days Section A



AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations The Breakout »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

  • AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Breakout Section A



AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section B »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing

You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

Write in full sentences.

You are reminded of the need to plan your answer.

You should leave enough time to check your work at the end.
You are going to enter a creative writing competition.
Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age.


Either:

Write a description of a mountain suggested by this picture

Or:

Write the opening of a story that begins with two people who have met for the first time.

(24 marks for content and...

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AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Breakout Section B »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing

You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

Write in full sentences.

You are reminded of the need to plan your answer.

You should leave enough time to check your work at the end.
You are going to enter a creative writing competition.
Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age.


Either:

Write a description of a bike ride suggested by this picture

Or:

Write a story that begins with the sentence: ‘Of all the places to end up, this was the last place I expected to be.’

(24...

[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme School Days Section B »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing

You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

Write in full sentences.

You are reminded of the need to plan your answer.

You should leave enough time to check your work at the end.
You are going to enter a creative writing competition.
Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age.


Either:

Write a description suggested by this picture

Or:

Write a story that begins with the sentence: ‘Nothing could have prepared them then for what was about to happen that afternoon…’

(24...

[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme School Days Section A »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Breakout Section A »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme The Feet Afoot Section A »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper School Days »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper The Breakout »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper The Feet Afoot »

Grainne Hallahan | Friday October 30, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary

Information

  • The marks...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme List 42b Section B »

Richard Gent | Monday October 19, 2015

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 Schemes, Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Assessment Pack

Section B: Writing

You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

Write in full sentences.

You are reminded of the need to plan your answer.

You should leave enough time to check your work at the end.
You are going to enter a creative writing competition.
Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age.


Either:

Write a description suggested by this picture

Or:

Write a story that begins with the sentence: ‘Of all the places to end up, this was the last place I expected to be.’

(24 marks for...

[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Brothers Moderation »

Richard Gent | Wednesday March 26, 2014

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, Mocks, Mock Exams, Starters & Teaching Ideas, Improve Your Teaching

This resource takes a Language Paper One extract, and provides exemplar answers for every question, and every band, along with helpful explanations of how to interpret the mark scheme.

This could be used in a number of ways

Department Moderation

See video links to examiner talking you through this paper

  • As a mock paper for your whole cohort to sit, and the exemplar responses will mean that department marking will be accurate and consistent

In Class

  • In class when going through different responses to really focus on the difference between...
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New All Exam Boards GCSE English Language Paper 2 with indicative content and Exam papers »

Richard Gent
Thursday October 12, 2017

All Exam Boards

Live Scripts available for these exam papers for Eduqas and AQA exam boards. If you are interested in live scripts for Edexcel or OCR please .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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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.

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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AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Exam Paper Brothers »

Grainne Hallahan
Monday October 19, 2015

8700/1

Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

Edusites English Practice Paper


Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes

Materials


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B

Instructions

  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a...
[ read full article ] »

AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Mark Scheme Brothers Section B »

Grainne Hallahan
Monday October 19, 2015

Section B: Writing

You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

Write in full sentences.

You are reminded of the need to plan your answer.

You should leave enough time to check your work at the end.
You are going to enter a creative writing competition.
Your entry will be judged by a panel of people of your own age.


Either:

Write a description suggested by this picture

Or:

Write a story about a person who is lost and cannot find their way home.

(24 marks for content and organization;...[ read full article ] »


AQA GCSE English Language P1 Explorations Brothers »

Richard Gent
Sunday October 18, 2015

How to Print, Edit and Copy Edusites Resources

We don’t do downloads as everyone has different software and the text can sometimes look all wrong. Instead please cut and paste straight from the page. I take out the links and writer in the heading as I think it looks better but the formatting all remains the same as the webpage.

Materials for Assessment

Files you will need for the exam

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