Birdsong cwk ppt 2012 13

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Launch of Birdsong cwk to Y12
2012/13
Due in Tue 4th Dec 2012

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Birdsong cwk ppt 2012 13

  1. 1. LITA2: Transformational WritingBirdsong Coursework Task:Write the letter that Stephen Wraysford wrote to JeanneFourmentier after his escape from the tunnel at the endof section 6 of Birdsong, describing his thoughts aboutbeing trapped underground, his attitude to Weir andFirebrace and his feelings for Jeanne. The letter shouldcreate Stephen’s voice, capturing Faulks’ use of form,structure and language and building on the novelist’spresentation of character. Must be: Approx 1200 wordsDue in Tue 4th December 2012 If w/p, clear font, size 12, double line spaced.
  2. 2. Isabelle’s letter feedback In prep for c/wk
  3. 3. • Spell every character’s name accurately• Do not use exclamation marks and be careful with rhetorical questions. Does Faulks use these?• sp – as it’s c/wk, there shouldn’t be a single spelling error (be careful with Americanisms – ‘honor’)• exp – expression• h/p – homophone• No abbreviations• No colloquialisms• No modern expressions
  4. 4. • Hug• I guess• Just don’t know how to feel• Hope you are with me on this one• Incredible• Role model to the children• You are amazing• When I needed to smile• I need space• Caregiver• Live life!• Some things I need to sort out
  5. 5. • Read the LITA2 Creative Study criteria doc• Read the Chief Examiner’s report from June 12• Read examples from last year’s sample
  6. 6. LITA2: Transformational WritingBirdsong Coursework Task:Write the letter that Stephen Wraysford wrote to JeanneFourmentier after his escape from the tunnel at the endof section 6 of Birdsong, describing his thoughts aboutbeing trapped underground, his attitude to Weir andFirebrace and his feelings for Jeanne. The letter shouldcreate Stephen’s voice, capturing Faulks’ use of form,structure and language and building on the novelist’spresentation of character. Must be: Approx 1200 wordsDue in Tue 4th December 2012 If w/p, clear font, size 12, double line spaced.

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