|Level 1 English | |90849 (1.1): Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of | |studied written text(s), using supporting evidence |
You should write an essay on ONE of the topics in this booklet only.
If you need more space for your answer, use the page(s) provided at the back of this booklet.
Check that this booklet has pages 2–9 in the correct order and that none of these pages is blank.
YOU MUST HAND THIS BOOKLET TO YOUR TEACHER AT THE END OF THE ALLOTTED TIME.
|For Assessor’s |Achievement Criteria | | |use only | | | |Achievement |Achievement |Achievement | | |with Merit |with Excellence | |Show understanding of specified aspect(s) of |Show convincing understanding of specified |Show perceptive understanding of specified | |studied written text(s), using supporting |aspect(s) of studied written text(s), using |aspect(s) of studied written text(s), using | |evidence. |supporting evidence. |supporting evidence. | |Overall Level of Performance | You are advised to spend 60 minutes planning and writing an essay on your chosen topic.
Write about ONE OR more written texts that you have studied.
If you choose to write about more than one text, the texts you write about could be the same type (eg, two poems) OR different text types (eg, a poem and a short story). You may have the same or different authors. You may compare or contrast the texts if you wish.
The text(s) can be any of the following:
• short story
• poetry / song lyric
• print media
• digital / online text.
OR a combination of the above (inter-textual studies).
Choose ONE of the following topics (1–6) below and complete the box at the top of page 4.
|Make sure you understand and can write about BOTH parts of the topic before you start writing. | | | |Make sure your chosen topic suits the text(s). | | | |Write an essay of AT LEAST 200 words for your answer. | | | |Support you points with specific details from the text(s). |
|TOPICS (Choose one)...