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1 GCSE English Language & GCSE English Literature Presentation name Click to edit master subtitle style

2 What will students study? All students will complete two GCSE subjects: GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature. The focus of Year 10 will be in completing GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature controlled assessments. The focus of Year 11 will be focused upon preparing for both GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature exams.

3 Single Gender Groups Some students are completing their GCSE English Language/Literature courses in single gender groups. This allows teaching staff to target students with appropriate and engaging texts to suit their needs. This year male teachers will be teaching boy groups and female teachers are teaching girl groups.

4 Text Selections Teaching staff will determine the texts being studied by groups for the GCSE Examinations. Text selection will be based upon student interest, accessibility and the ability to stretch and challenge students. All students will study Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck for the Unit 1 Examination. Students will be informed of their texts for Unit 2 (the second examination unit) after Christmas. We strongly advise that students have their own copies of texts to annotate them for revision.

5 GCSE English Literature Presentation name Click to edit master subtitle style

6 Unit 1: Other Cultures Prose and Poetry Worth 35% of total GCSE 2 hour examination Section 1 (1 Hour): 2 Questions based upon Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Section 2 (1 Hour): A comparison of two unseen contemporary poems Exam to be sat in Year 11

7 Unit 2: Contemporary/Literary Heritage Worth 40% of total GCSE One 2 hour examination: Section 1 (1 Hour): Two questions based upon a play (to be determined) Section 2 (1 Hour): Two questions based upon a novel (to be determined) Exam to be sat in Year 11

8 Unit 3: Shakespeare and Poetry Worth 25% of total GCSE 4 hour Controlled Assessment response words in length Focus set by the WJEC: Relationships Students to explore a Shakespeare play ( Romeo and Juliet ) with a focus on key sequences from the text. [10 Marks] Students to explore 2-3 poems in detail and analyse the use of language, structure and theme. [10 marks] Students make links between the texts studied and how they deal with the theme studied.[20 marks] Assessed out of 40 marks in total. Will be completed in September-November 2014

9 GCSE English Language Controlled Assessments Presentation name Click to edit master subtitle style

10 GCSE English Language This will be the main focus of Year 11 Preparation for the examinations and re-attempting the Controlled Assessment portfolio will be the core feature of Year 11, until November. Aspects of the course will be undertaken in Year 10 Descriptive Writing Narrative Writing (Story Writing) Extended Reading Response (linked to the study of literature texts e.g. Of Mice and Men, Lord of the Flies ) Spoken Language Investigation

11 Descriptive Writing Worth 7.5% of total GCSE 1 hour Controlled Assessment response words in length Titles set by the WJEC and include tasks such as The scene in a busy school/college canteen Assessed out of 20 marks (14 marks for content/ideas; 6 marks for Quality of Written Communication spelling, punctuation and grammar)

12 Narrative Writing Worth 7.5% of total GCSE 1 hour Controlled Assessment response words in length Titles set by the WJEC and include tasks such as The Coming Storm Assessed out of 20 marks (14 marks for content/ideas; 6 marks for Quality of Written Communication spelling, punctuation and grammar)

13 Extended Reading Response Worth 15% of total GCSE 2 hour Controlled Assessment response words in length Titles set by the WJEC and focus upon the significance of character, theme and social historical context of the text studied. Assessed out of 40 marks. Will be completed following the study of English Literature examination texts a variety of attempts will be made throughout Year 10 and Year 11.

14 Spoken Language Investigation Worth 10% of total GCSE 2 hour Controlled Assessment response words in length An exploration of language in use. Typical tasks include an investigation into the differences in language used by Lord Sugar in The Apprentice and The Junior Apprentice. Assessed out of 20 marks.

15 Examinations Both courses are now linear courses and will be sat at the end of Year 11. NB. Some classes may be selected to sit GCSE English Literature in May/June Exam Breakdown: Unit 1: Reading Non-Fiction (1 Hour) = 30% Unit 2: Writing (1 Hour) = 30%

16 Speaking and Listening Speaking and listening will still be assessed throughout the course (Year 10 and 11) but no longer contribute to the final grade for GCSE English Language. Students will receive an additional published grade that states their performance in this area (0-5).

17 For further information: Explore the WJEC Website: There are a range of resources that are available for parents and students to use. This includes a variety of past papers, mark schemes and review reports from the Chief Examiner for the various units of the specifications. Online Exam Review Website oer.wjec.co.uk This has a range of exemplar exam responses and examiner comments for students to explore during revision for all exam units.

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