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Stella’s An Inspector Calls »

Richard Gent | Thursday November 22, 2018

Categories: Student Room, KS4, Drama, An Inspector Calls , Mocks, Mock Exams, Writing

Early attempts

How does Priestley present attitudes towards responsibility in “An Inspector Calls”?

This was one of my first exam question on “An Inspector Calls” after focusing on “Jekyll and Hyde” and “Much Ado About Nothing”. This is an example of a grade 5, because it didn’t include some important structural features of a play or effects on the audience.

These points were:

  • Dramatic irony
  • Contemporary views
  • Foreshadowing

You must include...

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Stella’s Language Paper 1 »

Richard Gent | Monday September 12, 2016

Categories: Student Room, KS4

Jamaica Inn Question 2

This is the same question – one completed earlier, after Christmas, in year 11 and the other completed nearing exam season. You can see the difference in the level of sophistication in the answer. I manipulate my language use to make a flowing piece of writing which is more enjoyable to read and easier to understand to focus on my points.

Use each of my responses to show higher level student the disparity between my two responses...

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Stella’s Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde »

Richard Gent | Monday September 12, 2016

Categories: Student Room, KS4, Prose, The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Reading, Writing

This is the plan I use for every character question I complete. Firstly, each bullet point is a paragraph. The reason why each paragraph is so clearly divided from the others is to help the examiner recognise all the features you have included. This signposting method will automatically make it easier to get into the higher bands.

How to Plan a Character Essay

This is an example of the exercise I would complete on the morning of the exam. Exam morning...

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GCSE Exam Morning Quote Dumps »

Richard Gent | Monday September 12, 2016

Categories: Student Room, KS4, Mocks, Mock Exams

These are examples of the early morning brain dump I did on the morning of my exams. The texts are Much Ado about Nothing, Jekyll and Hyde and An Inspector Calls.

Early Morning Quote Bank Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Early Morning Quote Bank Much Ado about Nothing

Early Morning Quote Bank An Inspector Calls




Exemplar Responses for Rosabel »

Richard Gent | Monday September 12, 2016

Categories: Student Room

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Stella's explanation of how she improved:

This Rosabel exam paper is the same as the paper I sat in November 2017 (the start of year 11) but taken a few weeks before my GCSE exam. However,...

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