Mark scheme help: English


Mark scheme help: English

S tory- always make sure the story is central in your answer, don't just feature spot.

ignificance- always look at the significance of the element/feature to the plot/story/question.

L arge language- always look at larger language features, not just individual words. i.e voice/structure.

verview- always give a summary of the chapter/part and it's postition in the story- Sequence.

ext- USE THE TEXT. Support points with quotes. Use evidence as its open-book.

ey! words- 'Essentially', 'Thoroughly', 'always', 'never' -THIS IS WHERE YOU FIND THE DEBATE.

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Mark scheme help: English

ocused- short, sharp and focused- you don't get more marks by writing more.


AO1: Relevant, appropriate terminology, succinct written expression. WRITE

 AO2: Analysing the ways structure,form and language shape meanings in literary texts. SFL

AO3: Explore connections or comparisons. Other views/interpretations. LINK/COMPARE

AO4: Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the contexts. CONTEXT

tructured- structured argument/debate- plan for 10 minutes before.

uestion! Question! Question!- don't ramble, tight focus on question.

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Mark scheme help: English


A   ccuracy!- Spelling- Practise- noun Practice- event. Whose- belonging to whom, who's- who is. Grammar- semi-colons, do NOT comma splice etc. 

I    nformed and relevant!- Evidence- support your response: Paraphrasing- putting quotes/events into your own words. Saves time! Quotations- When the writer's words are important. Embedding, Not embedded- use colon after point. Indent- leave a line and indent, if its poem put down stanza in (brackets). USE AN ELIPSES NOT A DASH (...) not (-) 

P    EE!- you can sometimes add more evidence and analysis for the same point to re-enforce it. BUT BEWARE OF TIME. 

A    ppropriate terminology- Use it with confidence!- know what you're talking about and evidence knowledge of the term

I    nterrogate the question!- Get right in there!, lay out argument in introduction and asses question, look at 'Hey! words' etc. STRUCTURE. 

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