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IGCSE EXAM REVISION LESSON TWO QUESTION TWO REVISION
Learning Objective(s) �To develop the understanding and approach needed for Question Two of the exam
Question Two Assessment Objectives Question 2 is worth 20 Marks -it tests the following Objectives: Reading: (10 marks) � Understand collate explicit meanings � Understand, explain and collate implicit meanings and attitudes � Select, analyse and evaluate what is relevant to specific purposes Writing (10 marks): � Articulate experience and express what is thought, felt and imagined � Order and present facts, ideas and opinions � Understand use a range of appropriate vocabulary � Use language and register appropriate to audience and context � Make accurate and effective use of paragraphs, grammatical structures, sentences, punctuation and spelling.
Question Two Exam Tips � � � You must answer all the parts of the question, giving equal attention to the three bullet points Before you start writing, read through the passage and either highlight in separate colours or annotate the parts of the passage relevant to each bullet point You MUST answer in your own words and adapt material from the passage to the form and viewpoint of the response You must use the right tone for the persona in the question The structure of your writing must be consistent. You must try to make your spelling and grammar as accurate as possible.
Starter Activities part of Question Two you have to share what you have learned or describe your thoughts and feelings. � As � To do this you must read between the lines and INFER meanings, ideas, thoughts, feelings from the text. � To practice this skill of inference we will play a quick game of articulate in pairs. Each pair is given a famous person and the other team has to ask only yes or no questions to guess who they are. The quickest pair wins!
Starter continued- Complete the PIXL inference task which focuses on writing about thoughts and feelings
EXAM PRACTICE Complete this past Question from the November 2013 Core Paper Imagine that you are Christopher’s mother, Mrs Banks. Write your journal entry for this day in which you include: • your thoughts about what happened during the day • the concerns you have for your son and for your husband • your concerns about the situation in which the family finds itself. You should base your ideas on what you have read in the passage, but do not copy from it. Address each of the three bullet points. Write between 1 and 1½ sides, allowing for the size of your handwriting. Up to 10 marks are available for the content of your answer, and up to 10 marks for the quality of your writing.
Plenary � Write down three tips you would give to one of your peers to successfully answer Question Two of the Core Paper.