Year 11 PPEs

Year 11 will sit an English Literature PPE in December.

ALL exams are closed book meaning you will NOT have access to the texts.  You will be given an extract from Macbeth and one pre-printed Anthology poem.

Create Flashcards and use the PIXL LIT APP to learn quotations.

Paper 1

Macbeth

Shakespeare question ONLY.

Read the extract and link to the whole text.

Skills required: Reading ladder (all tiers) Using terminology. Analysing specific choices of words, literature techniques and sentence structures. Commenting on audience reaction and specific dramatic effects. Links to context (James I/Witchcraft/Machiavellian characteristics).

 

Paper 2

An Inspector Calls

Read the question and structure an answer linked to the whole text.

Skills required: Reading ladder (all tiers) Using terminology. Analysing specific choices of words, Literature techniques and sentence structures. Commenting on audience reaction and specific dramatic effects. Links to context (Socialism and capitalism. Women’s rights. Social responsibility. Events in 1912 and 1945. Greek Unities and Freytags’ narrative structure)

SPAG marks.

Section B

One question on your chosen Poetry Anthology.  Comparing two poems.

One question on an unseen poem

One question comparing two unseen poems.

Skills required: Reading ladder (all tiers) Using terminology. Analysing specific choices of words, poetic techniques and sentence structures. Commenting on reader reaction and specific feelings and thoughts. Comparing.

 

Find revision materials here

Work on it Wednesday

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Meet in the English area every Wednesday lunch for English advice and support.

Please come equipped with an area for development.

It could be:

  • SPAG work.
  • Using the reading ladder.
  • Understanding plot and themes.
  • Writing tools.

Open to all Year groups.