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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 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

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  • 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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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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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Unseen Poetry Scheme 2 »

Julia Allen | Wednesday October 14, 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, 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, Liz Lochhead, Poem for My Sister, Pastan, To A Daughter Leaving Home, Sandburg, Sketch, Reading, Language Analysis, Understanding Structure, Understanding Vocabulary, Writing, Analytical Writing, Poetry Analysis

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

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 - Paper 2 Section C

  • This scheme of work focuses upon the unseen poetry section of the paper.
  • It is worth a total of 32 marks, with the whole paper being awarded up to 96 marks.

Summary of the Exam

The assessment is two hours and 15...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Blood Brothers Scheme »

Stuart Lawrence | Thursday October 08, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Blood Brothers, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

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

Associated Resources

  • Blood Brothers Workbook 2015.docx

Aims and Learning Outcomes

Courses based on this specification should encourage students to develop knowledge and skills in reading, writing and critical thinking. Through literature, students have a chance to develop culturally and acquire knowledge of the best that has been thought and written.

Studying GCSE English Literature should encourage students to read widely for pleasure, and as a...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Pigeon English Scheme »

aborland | Sunday August 30, 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, Language and Linguistic Analysis, Narrative, Analysing Narrative, Prose, Pigeon English, Writing, Analytical Writing, Prose Analysis

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

Associated Resources

  • Stephen Kelman Pigeon English.pdf
  • Pigeon English A Reader’s Guide.pdf

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

  • Section A Modern Texts - Students will answer one essay question from a choice...
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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Never Let Me Go Lessons 1-10 »

Chris Barcock | Tuesday April 28, 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, Prose, Never Let Me Go, Writing, Prose Analysis

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  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Never Let Me Go Lessons 1 - 10
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Never Let Me Go Lessons 11 - 20
  3. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

  • Section A Modern Texts - Students will answer one...
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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Anita and Me Scheme »

Helen Rees-Bidder | Tuesday April 28, 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, Prose, Anita and Me, Writing, Prose Analysis

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

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

  • Section A Modern Texts - Students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern prose or drama text.
  • Section B Poetry - Students will answer...
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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Scheme »

Sarah Battams | Monday March 02, 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, Anthologies, AQA Anthology, AQA Love and Relationships Cluster, Writing, Poetry Analysis

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  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Scheme
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Lessons 1-8
  3. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Love and Relationships Anthology Lessons 9-16
  4. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

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

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: The History Boys Scheme »

Shirley Bierman | Wednesday February 11, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, The History Boys, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

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  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: The History Boys Scheme
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: The History Boys Sample Questions
  3. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • The History Boys Quotes Table.docx
  • The History Boys Thematic Evidence Worksheet.docx
  • The History Boys Character Table.docx
  • The Role of Mrs Lintott Table.docx
  • The Role of Mrs Lintott BLANK Table.docx
  • The History Boys Theme Table.docx
  • Margret Thatcher Worksheet.docx

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts,...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Unseen Poetry Scheme »

Alex Bull | Tuesday February 03, 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, Writing, Comparative Analysis, Poetry Analysis

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

What’s Assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s Assessed:

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

Section A Modern texts: students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern prose or drama text.

Section B Poetry: students will answer one comparative question on one named poem printed on the paper and one other poem from their chosen anthology cluster.

Section C Unseen poetry:...

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AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Eng Lit Animal Farm Scheme »

Shirley Bierman | Wednesday December 17, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, EDEXCEL GCSE, Edexcel GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature , Component 1: Shakespeare and Post-1914 Literature Schemes, OCR GCSE, OCR GCSE English Literature 2015, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts, Component 01: Exploring Modern & Literary Heritage Texts Schemes, Hot Entries, Prose, Animal Farm, Writing, Prose Analysis

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  1. AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Eng Lit Animal Farm Scheme
  2. AQA, Edexcel & OCR GCSE Eng Lit Animal Farm Sample Papers & Responses

Associated Resources

  • Who’s Who Animal Farm Chart.docx
  • Animal Farm Quotations Table.docx
  • Squealer’s Speech Persuasive Tools Table.docx
  • Leadership Styles Comparison Table.docx
  • Thematic Evidence Table.docx
  • Seven Commandments of Animal Farm Table.docx
  • OCR Approaches to Component 01 Section A: Comparison

Exam boards: AQA, Edexcel and OCR

AQA

Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry

  • Written exam: 2 hours and 15...
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AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Glossary »

Paul Dodd | Monday December 15, 2014

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

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  • 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

Glossary of Terms for Unseen Poetry

These terms have...

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AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry |  Contents of Poems »

Paul Dodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

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  • 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

Contents of Poems

Love and Relationships

A. First...

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AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Power and Conflict »

Paul Dodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

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  • 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

Conflict and Power

A

This poem by W.B. Yeats looks at...

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AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry | Natural World »

Paul Dodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

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  • 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

The Natural World

A

In this poem, John Deane describes...

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AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry |  Love and Relationships »

Paul Dodd | Sunday December 14, 2014

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

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  • 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

Love and Relationships

A

In this poem John Clare...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: An Inspector Calls Scheme »

Jo Winwood | Tuesday December 09, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation

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

Associated Resources

  • An Inspector Calls Comparative Table 1912 & 1945.doc

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

Section A

Modern texts: students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on their...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time SOW »

rlsmedia | Tuesday November 11, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

Guide Navigation

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

Associated Resources

  • Character Table.docx
  • Aspergers Syndrome Fact Sheet.docx

What’s Assessed:

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed:

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • 60% of GCSE

Exam Questions

Section A Modern texts: students will answer one essay question from a choice of two on their studied modern prose or drama text.

Section B Poetry: students will answer one comparative question on one named poem printed on the paper and...

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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: DNA Scheme »

rlsmedia | Thursday September 11, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, Drama, DNA, Hot Entries, Writing, Drama Analysis

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  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: DNA Scheme
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: DNA Sample Paper and Response
  3. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • AQA DNA Table 1.docx

Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts - Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen poetry

How it’s assessed

  • 2 hour 15 minute written exam
  • 96 marks
  • ...
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AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 1-9 »

rlsmedia | Wednesday September 10, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Literature 2015, Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry , Paper 2: Modern Texts and Poetry Schemes, AQA GCSE Pre-2015 Resources, AQA English Literature, Hot Entries, Prose, Lord Of The Flies, Writing, Prose Analysis

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  1. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 1-9
  2. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Lessons 10-16
  3. AQA GCSE Eng Lit Paper 2: Lord of the Flies Sample Paper & Response
  4. AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 2: Modern Texts & Poetry Assessment Pack

Associated Resources

  • Lord of the Flies Table 1.docx
  • What would you do if.docx

Students will study one from a choice of 12 set texts, which include post-1914 prose fiction and drama. Students should study the whole text.

What’s assessed

  • Modern texts
  • Poetry
  • Unseen...
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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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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.

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 and edited...

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