In Section B, all four papers have the same kind of question format in that a debate is set up around key aspects of tragedy, comedy, crime or political and social protest writing and students are then invited to explore a view or explore the significance of an aspect. This is also the case with Section C of Paper 1.
Lots of examples and guidance for the AQA Literature B Non Exam Assessment Unit.
This section includes recent A-Level English Literature past papers from AQA, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC. If you are not sure which exam board you are studying ask your teacher. Past papers are a fantastic way to prepare for an exam as you can practise the questions in your own time.
Structuring a comparative essay. Packing your analysis of two poems into one essay involves planning. There are different ways you could approach writing a comparative essay.
Here are two exemplar unseen poetry essays, at GCSE standard, based upon Section C of the AQA English Literature Exam (June 2017). The poems written about are Alan Bold's 'Autumn' and Billy Collins' 'Today' and attained full marks. The essays were written by a student (aged 16) in exam conditions, taking approximately 40 minutes to complete.
How to use the Crime writing resource package to create your own exam practice questions for the Paper 2A, Section A, Elements of crime writing component for A-level English Literature B. If you have used the relevant question from the specimen assessment materials or want to set a question on a different unseen extract, you can use these documents in the following way.
Students must complete both components (01 and 02) to be awarded the OCR AS Level in English Literature. Content overview. Students study a minimum of four texts, including at least one example of each of the genres of prose, poetry and drama, to develop their ability to analyse and evaluate literary texts across a variety of genres and periods.
Ensure your students stay faithful to the affairs of the A Level AQA A Paper 1 exam with this thorough and supportive pack. Apply understanding and refine exam technique with key revision activities, detailed exam advice, essay-building activities, exam-style questions and model answers.
Sample essays are definitely difficult to come by! All I can suggest is that you go to the 'Teaching Resources' area of the English Lit B spec section of AQA's website, and look at the Resource Packages (Tragedy, and others).
This Year 13 Revision Workbook is for the AQA specification English Literature B (7717) - Literary Genres: Aspects of Comedy - for the text combination of Twelfth Night, The Importance of Being Earnest and the AQA Comedy Poetry Anthology.However, it could be easily adapted to whichever texts you are teaching.
Take a look at a sample exam question and answers for Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sign of the Four with BBC Bitesize GCSE English Literature (AQA).