Wednesday, 22 October 2008

The Outline of The Course for AS English Lit.

The Exam Board is Edexcel.

Unit 1 Explorations in Prose and Poetry

Articulate creative, informed and relevant responses to the poems, using appropriate terminology and concepts (poetic terms and ideas) and using clear, accurate written expression (10% of the final exam)

Demonstrate detailed critical understanding in analysing the ways in which structure, form and language shape meanings in the poems.
(10% of the final exam)

Explore connections and comparisons between the poems that are informed by interpretations of other readers. (5% of the final exam)

Section A: Unseen poetry/ prose, short answer response (AOs 1-2)
Section B: Poetry essay response (AOs 1-3)
Section C: Prose essay response (AOs 1-3)

(You will study and analyse a novel and a novella for section C.)
100 marks (combined)

Unit 2 Explorations in Drama – “Hamlet”
In addition to the other assessment objectives there is this one:

Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the historical and social contexts in which literary texts are written and received.

2000-2500 words maximum, including quotations.

Two responses: an explorative study and a creative response
Teacher assessed, internally standardised and externally moderated.

80 marks (combined)

No comments:

About Me

I teach Film, Media and English Lit.