THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION                              Released June 2012                              For Assessment Su...
2                                 SECTION A – Extended Literary Text      THEMED TASKS1     How does the writer present on...
3      DRAMA: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE9     Romeo and Juliet      How does Shakespeare show the impact of the violent atmospher...
4                                 SECTION B – Imaginative WritingTASK A: Personal and Imaginative Writing1     What hopes ...
5TASK B: Prose Fiction1     Write a story with the title ‘The Victims’.      AND      Either2     (a) Write a newspaper ob...
6             BLANK PAGE© OCR 2012      A651 14
7             BLANK PAGE© OCR 2012      A651 14
8Copyright InformationOCR is committed to seeking permission to reproduce all third-party content that it uses in its asse...
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  1. 1. THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION Released June 2012 For Assessment Submission 2014 GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE A651 Extended Literary Text and Imaginative Writing* 1 1 4 9 1 4 1 7 6 2 * CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT This assessment will be changed every year. Please check on OCR Interchange that you have the Controlled Assessment material valid for the appropriate assessment session. * A 6 5 1 * INSTRUCTIONS TO TEACHERS • Please refer to Section 4 of the English Language Specification and Guide to Controlled Assessment for instructions on completing the Controlled Assessment Tasks. • Candidates must complete one task from Section A and one task from Section B. • Section A is worth 30 marks. • Section B is worth 30 marks. • The total number of marks for this paper is 60. • For Section A, candidates are allowed up to 4 hours. • For Section B, candidates are allowed up to 4 hours. • Candidates may make use of copies of the texts, which must be unannotated, and their own notes as described in the Specification and Guide to Controlled Assessment. • This document consists of 8 pages. Any blank pages are indicated. Teachers are responsible for ensuring that assessment is carried out against the Controlled Assessment set for the relevant examination series (detailed above). Assessment evidence produced that does not reflect the relevant examination series will not be accepted. © OCR 2012 [T/600/3281] OCR is an exempt Charity DC (AC) 60030/3 Turn over
  2. 2. 2 SECTION A – Extended Literary Text THEMED TASKS1 How does the writer present one or two female characters who challenge conventions in a text you have studied?2 Explore how the writer presents deceit or hypocrisy in a text you have studied. PROSE OR LITERARY NON-FICTION3 Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck How does Steinbeck show the power of dreams and dreaming in the novel?4 Tsotsi by Athol Fugard Explore the ways in which Fugard shows the importance of the physical environment of Sophiatown in the story.5 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Explore how Jane Austen encourages you to feel ridicule or contempt towards the way in which two or three of the characters behave in the novel.6 The Withered Arm and other stories by Thomas Hardy How does Hardy present men behaving badly in one or two stories from the collection you have studied?7 Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson ‘You will laugh to hear me say it but they (the British people) are the happiest people on Earth’. Explore some of the ways in which Bryson shows this in his book.8 The Kindness of Strangers by Kate Adie How does Adie make her descriptions of one or two of the battle zones in her autobiography so disturbing?© OCR 2012 A651 14
  3. 3. 3 DRAMA: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE9 Romeo and Juliet How does Shakespeare show the impact of the violent atmosphere in Verona on the love story?10 Julius Caesar How does Shakespeare present the importance of the plebeians and the ways other characters treat them? POETRY: SELECTED POEMS11 Wilfred Owen Explore the ways in which Owen presents differing responses to the experience of war in two or three of his poems.12 Benjamin Zephaniah Explore the ways in which Zephaniah presents the identities and fates of innocent victims in two or three of his poems.13 Carol Ann Duffy How does Duffy present the world of dreams and the imagination in two or three of her poems?14 Simon Armitage How does Armitage present different kinds of poverty in two or three of his poems?© OCR 2012 A651 14 Turn over
  4. 4. 4 SECTION B – Imaginative WritingTASK A: Personal and Imaginative Writing1 What hopes and ambitions do you have for your future? AND Either2 (a) Write the words of an interview with an older person about the ambitions they had when young and how far they have achieved them.Or (b) Write the words of a speech to your class describing your hopes for the world in ten years’ time.Or (c) Write an extract from an autobiography in which the writer explores how a particular experience influenced their ambitions.© OCR 2012 A651 14
  5. 5. 5TASK B: Prose Fiction1 Write a story with the title ‘The Victims’. AND Either2 (a) Write a newspaper obituary for one of the characters in your story.Or (b) Write a Wikipedia-style article about the incidents described in your story and their aftermath.Or (c) Write the words of an interview in which you answer questions on the composition and creative process of your story.© OCR 2012 A651 14
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  8. 8. 8Copyright InformationOCR is committed to seeking permission to reproduce all third-party content that it uses in its assessment materials. OCR has attempted to identify and contact all copyright holderswhose work is used in this paper. To avoid the issue of disclosure of answer-related information to candidates, all copyright acknowledgements are reproduced in the OCR CopyrightAcknowledgements Booklet. This is produced for each series of examinations and is freely available to download from our public website (www.ocr.org.uk) after the live examination series.If OCR has unwittingly failed to correctly acknowledge or clear any third-party content in this assessment material, OCR will be happy to correct its mistake at the earliest possibleopportunity.For queries or further information please contact the Copyright Team, First Floor, 9 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1GE.OCR is part of the Cambridge Assessment Group; Cambridge Assessment is the brand name of University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES), which is itself adepartment of the University of Cambridge.© OCR 2012 A651 14

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