English Literature

GCSE Revision


AQA GCSE - English Literature

The English Language Internal Assessment with consist of:

  • AQA English Literature Paper 2 Assessment

  • Internal Assessment - Macbeth


Paper 2 Specifications

Q1 - The Sign of Four (30 marks)
Question on character and/or theme based on given extract and wider novel

Q2 - An Inspector Calls (30 marks)
Question on character and/or theme based on whole play

AO1: Read, understand and respond to texts.
Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response; use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.

AO2: Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.

AO3: Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.


AQA English Literature - Full Specifications


Internal Assessment Specifications
Macbeth

  • Macbeth (34 marks)
    Question on character and/or theme based on given extract and wider novel.

AO1: Read, understand and respond to texts.
Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response; use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.

AO2: Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.

AO3: Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.

AO4: Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation.


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