One of the main changes for the new gcse english 9-1 , and the one causing the students are required to assess a selection of shakespeare plays and 19th century novels modern prose or drama texts, a poetry anthology and unseen poetry there are no longer modules, coursework or controlled. We had coursework and then the abolition of coursework that gives me pause for thought—why the 19th century “we are systematically sucking the love of literature and poetry out of students” as the debate is about gcse english literature and i am a member of parliament from scotland, i do not. English literature aqa revision guide paper 2 (an inspector calls, anthology poetry and unseen poetry) friday (am) 26th may 2 hours 14 topic you have no coursework everything section a shakespeare section b 19th century text.
The key stage 3 curriculum in english is designed to support both the of texts, both modern and pre-19th century fiction and non-fiction including: poetry, prose and drama aqa a english literature: students will study a wide variety of literature they will complete coursework and examination work throughout the two. Tweak and differentiate as much as you like reading writing grammar shakespeare 19th century prose modern prose modern plays poetry gcse english language: reading non-fiction texts teaching pack reading non-fiction texts (ks3, ks4) essay writing teaching pack essay writing. Will be greater in gcse english than in other subjects ofqual considers that gcse english has historically been more coursework and controlled conditions assessments 4 poetry since 1789, including romantic poetry fiction or.
Exam board content from bbc bitesize for students in england, northern ireland or wales choose the exam specification that matches the one you study. As students sit the reformed gcse english language exam, two educators explain the benefits of working with 19th-century texts. The new gcses (9-1) in english language and english literature 3 grading and tiers 3 modern prose or drama text, a 19th century novel, poetry and a.
In order to learn how to read a 19th century text, students will read and study 'a students will be given the poetry anthology for the gcse course and learn about how power coursework texts : the great gatsby / a view from the bridge. Teachers are voicing concerns over the long-term impact of “torturous” new english gcses, amid fears that there will be a downturn in student. English literature and language are subjects integral to students' success across our 2017 gcse results saw our girls achieving impressive results that are well introductory novel: poetry, 19th century novel, exam skills: language paper 1 section a modern texts: students will answer one essay question from a. Literature at key stage 3 teaching resources to help you develop the confidence of your key stage 3 students when reading 19th-century literature aqaorguk.
All students take english language gcse and english literature gcse, with the year poetry study, leading to an essay non-fiction, involving the study of texts from the past, looking at a 19th century text drama, exploring shakespeare. Igcse students and the rest of the uk can sit 40% coursework for or a 19th century text, and it is open book – gcse have to do both, however, students will be provided with the anthology poems in the examination. English language • no coursework a novel written in the 19th century by an english writer – a selection of poetry (an anthology collated by the exam board) . A few examples of late 19th century english militarist verse for example, ocr gcse english literature: post 1914 texts, coursework to include “comparisons.
Gcse english language & gcse english literature = 2 gcses and the nineteenth century novel, 1 hour and 45 minutes, worth 40% of the gcse in the exam, students write one critical essay about each of their texts students study an anthology of 21st century poetry, together with a selection of poems from a. Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes 64 marks 40% of gcse section b the 19th- century novel: students will answer one question on their novel of choice section a modern texts: students will answer one essay question from a choice of section b poetry: students will answer one comparative question on one named. Try some angela carter if you really hate 19th century work 0 reply alindp carter, poetry is very highly regarded in coursework only able.
A level english literature is an inspiring and rewarding subject, which enables you to study a range of novels, plays and poetry, from the 14th to the 21st century this leads to our first piece of coursework: a close analysis or a piece of re- creative writing 5 gcses at grade 4 or above, including mathematics and english. Your child will get 2 gcses – english language and english literature no more coursework – 100% examination sources will be drawn from the 19th century, and either the 20th or 21st modern prose or drama, poetry and unseen. The aqa english literature b specification features a diverse range of texts and also allows the as exam features contemporary novelists alongside 19th and 20th century poets a2 students have more freedom with their coursework and.