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AQA GCSE English Unit 1 Higher Tier Guide and Exemplar Responses »

rlsmedia | Monday April 28, 2014

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, Media & Non-Fiction, Analysing Media & Non-Fiction, Writing, Non-Fiction Analysis, AQA English, Unit 1 Non Fiction Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 1 Texts: Non Fiction

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AQA Unit 1: Understanding and Producing Non-Fiction Texts

When answering this paper it is important to remember that Section A is designed to support you and help your written pieces in Section B. It often offers ideas regarding the key topics covered and it provides you with valuable information such as statistics or facts to help you in your responses. Even more importantly, it can remind you of the genre and style conventions. For example, if you are asked to write an article, you can quickly look back to one of...

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AQA GCSE English Paper 1 Section A Guide »

Steve Campsall | Tuesday May 28, 2013

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, Media & Non-Fiction, Analysing Media & Non-Fiction, Writing, Non-Fiction Analysis, AQA English, Unit 1 Non Fiction Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 1 Texts: Non Fiction

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The advice in the guide is focused on the requirements of the AQA Unit 1 exam (Section A), but could easily be adapted to suit the requirements of other exam boards in their testing on non-fiction and media texts.

The examples shown at the end of each section of the guide as exemplification are based on the AQA Unit 1 June 2012 Higher paper texts and questions, available from the AQA website.

Section A: Reading

Question 1

  • Use a highlighter pen to mark the key words contained in the question to help make sure you address each of these....
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Non-Fiction and Media PPT »

Steph Atkinson | Tuesday October 09, 2012

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, EDEXCEL GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Hot Entries, Media & Non-Fiction, Media & Non-Fiction Activities, Writing, Media Analysis, AQA English, Unit 1 Non Fiction Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 1 Texts: Non Fiction, OCR GCSE English, WJEC GCSE English, Unit 1 English in the Daily World (Reading)

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A GCSE Student Guide to Reading Non-Fiction and Media Texts »

Steve Campsall | Monday October 08, 2012

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, EDEXCEL GCSE, OCR GCSE, WJEC Eduqas GCSE, Hot Entries, Media & Non-Fiction, Media & Non-Fiction Activities, AQA English, Unit 1 Non Fiction Texts, AQA English Language , Unit 1 Texts: Non Fiction, Edexcel English, Edexcel Unit 1 English Today, Edexcel English Language, Unit 1 English Today, OCR GCSE English Language, Unit A680, OCR GCSE English, Unit A680 Information and Ideas, WJEC GCSE English, Unit 1 English in the Daily World (Reading), WJEC GCSE English Language, Unit 1 Studying Written Language

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As part of your GCSE English exam, you’ll be asked to analyse and discuss aspects of the non-fiction and media text ‘genre’.

Genre

The word ‘genre’ suggests that a text type is easily identifiable by readers as belonging to a particular kind or type; in effect, we all ‘stereotype’ texts just as we do people but the effect is called ‘genre’ rather than stereotyping! Texts that clearly ‘fit’ a particular genre are called ‘generic texts’ and we recognise them because they show particular ‘genre conventions’ in...

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