Students then move on to focus on english language gcse in year 11 where they access a range of fiction and non-fiction extracts and texts in order to prepare them for their exams at the end of the year students sit two english language exams in the summer of year 11 that are 100% of the gcse weighting students. At key stage 4, students prepare for gcse and functional skills qualifications ( written and reading responses are computer based) wide range of fiction and non-fiction texts from pre-1914 texts to the modern day develop creative written responses through a structured and supported approach functional skills exams. In years 9, 10 and 11, students prepare for their english language and literature gcses they are term 2 - literature: poems from aqa anthology (non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts linked to the poems will also be studied) language: writing yr 11 term 1 - revision for exams and literature mock 2 examinations. They then take these ideas and skills and apply them to their own writing, preparing both narrative and non-fiction pieces january to may: revision and exam technique students will develop their exam skills in preparation for the final gcse exams assessment all exams take place at the end of year 11 there are four. Detailed information about the reading and use of english, writing, listening and speaking papers for cambridge english: first (fce) length of texts: about 2,200 words to read in total texts may be from: newspapers and magazines, journals, books (fiction and non-fiction), promotional and informational material. Writing non-fiction texts usually means writing about facts or opinions many non- fiction texts come with conventions of language, form and structure. Pupils develop the skills needed to prepare them for the final exams in language and literature – both of which are now 100% pupils read their set gcse texts and study them in depth, as well as a range of unseen fiction and non-fiction texts pupils explore contextual influences, concepts and genres and explore a range. In year 10, gcse study begins in earnest the first term is a term of non-fiction reading and writing, in preparation for the edexcel english language gcse paper 2 exam after christmas, we move on to shakespeare's 'macbeth' and on to the conflict poems in the edexcel poetry anthology finally, we study j b priestley's.
The texts in year 10 increase in complexity to prepare students for years 11 and 12: students will learn to analyse a variety of different types of texts – poetry, fiction, non-fiction, film, and drama to analyse these students must become increasingly confident discussing literary and poetic techniques using meta- language. Focus on igcse exam prep- reading non fiction igcse prep based on mocks s&l prep igcse exam prep science throughout the year they will learn biology netball, handball, table tennis, badminton, rock it ball, football, rugby, basketball, fitness, volleyball and also revise ready for exam if chosen gcse pe art. Students in years 10 and 11 will either study either : english as a single gcse english and media studies english language and english literature reading and understanding non-fiction (20% of final grade): this section of the paper is designed to test the reading comprehension skills of students they will be asked to.
Reading non-fiction texts what will the answering them, you should be well prepared and able to face the exam with confidence (10 marks) c grade answer question 2 this answer makes several valid points and it is coherent however, it does not explore the text in enough detail and too many points are missed. Teach the reformed gcse (9-1) english language qualification available in england for first teaching from 2015 for creative prose writing our non-fiction writing tasks have realistic contexts that students can relate to the sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes additional. As gcse exam season approaches, kitty harris offers her simple advice on how to tackle last minute english revision and the importance of regular breaks a few simple ways to do this might be to plan different opening sections for both the fiction and non-fiction parts of the exam for instance, in the.
This resource (updated may 2016) provides additional information for the gcse english language (8700) exam which will be available for the first time in june 2017 and then november 2017 the november series not all questions will have bullet points though the sample papers establish a consistent model for which. Information about the new edexcel gcse english language (2015) for students and teachers, including the draft specification and other key documents.
3 speaking and listening tasks: presenting , discussing and listening, role play english literature 'romeo and juliet' by william shakespeare and poetry from the english literary heritage year 11: gcse exam preparation english language/english exam preparation non-fiction reading and analysis writing for a range. Gcse students study edexcel english language paper 1: 19th century fiction and imaginative writing paper 2: 20th century non-fiction and transactional writing specification sample paper english language exam overview gcse pod both papers use unseen extracts and it is important that students read a range of. Language: fiction reading and writing literature: poetry anthology language: spoken language literature: exam preparation assessment, aqa language paper 2 – non-fiction paper literature paper 2 – section a: drama yr10ppe 1: all language exams, literature paper 1 and literature paper 2.
Boys taking the 14+ tonbridge entrance examination, for entry into year 10, are required to sit papers in mathematics and english only exams take place in candidates will be provided with a short extract of prose fiction or non-fiction writing (usually travel writing or quality journalism) and be asked a series of questions. Detailed information about the reading and use of english, writing, listening and speaking papers for c2 proficiency see sample paper 7 parts/ 53 questions, shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction and non-fiction books, journals, newspapers and manuals writing (1 hour 30 minutes. Angela has taught middle and high school english, social studies, and science for seven years she has a bachelor's degree in psychology and has earned her teaching license literary nonfiction consists of many types of writing two of the most popular types are biographies and autobiographies watch this video lesson.
A revision guide to the english / english language non-fiction exam. Check the list of some non-fiction books that are important for cat preparation check this book list and also know the importance of reading non-fiction. During your mocks you will be sitting three 9-1 gcse mock papers, one non- calculator and two calculator papers at either higher or foundation tier you will have already students have been supplied with specific checklists of content for each lesson which will cover all the topics in these test papers they can also. Overview of the exam papers: ocr english language book 2 pp10-11 pp104- 105 q1/q2/q3 exam-style year 10 december mock examination component 01 (2 hours) reading nineteenth century texts, including non-fiction: evaluating ideas, themes and viewpoints making connections between texts ocr online.
Eduqas/wjec: component 2, section b this bundle contains resources for: article writing, formal letter writing (persuasive and complaint), informal letter writing, report writing, review writing and speech writing. Literacy preparation material (2012-2009) set 4 set 4 reading magazine (pdf, 15 mb) set 4 reading questions (pdf, 5847 kb) set 4 answers (pdf, 856 kb). Co-taught alongside gcse english language or be used as a stepping-stone for learners working their way up to gcse contents topic tests 2&4 summer 1 exam preparation: non- fiction reading and writing practice timed reading and writing tasks component 1: written examination autumn 2 communication.