- PowerPoints x4 (AQA Higher, AQA Foundation, Cambridge
IGCSE Core, Cambridge IGCSE Extended)
- Past Papers x 4: (AQA Higher: Jan 2011; AQA Founation: Jan
2011; IGCSE Core:
- Specimen Paper [School in Botswana / Wild Dogs];
Extended: Specimen Paper [Beast of Bodmin Moor / Unicorns and Yetis])
Click HERE for a folder with all of the above!
What to do:
Students are sat in a normal exam hall (preferable the
one where they would sit their actual exam) and are given the exam paper.
PowerPoint is displayed where all students can see it and a member of staff
talks them through what they need to do at each stage in the exam, including
timings. They are told how to read the source material, what skills are tested
in each question and how to it. They are then given a strict amount of time (in
exam conditions) to write their response. They are then stopped and the process
is repeated for the next stage/question.
Students with extra time are told to leave space at the
end of each question and are allowed to return to it at the end of the exam,
where they are given their extra time in one lump sum. In order to see how much
extra time is required, students write their extra time work in a different
|Idea posted by English Department at Cheney School|
Labels: exam, Literacy, revision, student engagement