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IGCSE CORE PAPER LESSON ONE QUESTION ONE: EXAM PRACTICE
EXAM FORMAT � 1 HOUR AND 45 MINUTES � ANSWER TWO QUESTIONS ON ONE PASSAGE � QUESTION ONE IS WORTH 30 MARKS � QUESTION TWO IS WORTH 20 MARKS � ELIGIBLE GRADES C-G � 40% OF THE COURSES TOTAL MARKS
EXAM TIMING �Spend 10 minutes reading the passage �Question One 55 minutes �Question Two 40 minutes
Learning Objectives �To develop the understanding and approach needed for Question One on the exam �To improve close reading skills
QUESTION ONE ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES Question One is worth 30 Marks. It tests the following reading objectives: � � understand collate explicit meanings understand, explain and collate implicit meanings and attitudes select, analyse and evaluate what is relevant to specific purposes understand how writers achieve effects.
Question One Exam Tips � Read the questions carefully-some of the most important instructions are in BOLD � Do not use quotations when it asks you to explain a part of the passage IN YOUR OWN WORDS � Spend more time on the parts of the Question that are worth more marks. These are D, H and I. � Overall you have around 55 minutes to answer this question
STARTER ACTIVITIES Put these three sentences taken from nonfiction articles in your own words: � The force of the wind was too much or him � Yesterday Britain. � Money was a bad day for the worst off in is something people can easily be obsessed with.
STARTER ACTIVITY �Summarise in a paragraph what you learn in this clip from the film ‘Little Miss Sunshine? ’ http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v =6 -44 SDd 6 pts
EXAM PRACTICE � As a group work through the June 2012 CORE PAPER. � First read the passage My Tutor Kralefsky and then begin to answer Question One. � You must complete D, E, G and H on your own, the rest of Question One will be completed with your peers. � 55 Minutes
TIMED EXAM PRACTICE � November 2013 Paper � Read carefully the passage Things Go Wrong and then answer Question One. � 55 minutes
PLENARY �Write down three tips you would give one to one of your peers to successfully answer Question ONE