AQA Assessment poetry

English Literature, Paper 2: Approaching the Unseen

shutterstock_76305385

This is a revision lesson that is appropriate for Year 11 students who are returning to the unseen section. I think an important link to make is that this question reflects the same skills (AO2) and style as Question 2 in Language Paper 1. Making cross links like this has been so important in my teaching of the new GCSE – many students will have a lightbulb moment at these links as they can recall information -like how to structure an answer or which AO they must consider – much more quickly and thus understand the requirements of a task or question much more efficiently. I have provided a poem that can be compared with one of the anthology poems from the Power and Conflict cluster which can save time. I have also taken two examples from the AQA SAMs papers if teachers wish to start afresh. Much of the approach here is reassuring. The paper is quite long and an additional shorter task can be very overwhelming!

approaching-the-unseen

0 comments on “English Literature, Paper 2: Approaching the Unseen

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s