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GCSE visual revision

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GCSE visual revision

  1. 1. Reading Questions In every question:  Read the text carefully  Use quotes  Take quotes from across the text  Identify what is said and what it suggests LOCATING DETAILS – finding EVIDENCE Find evidence from across the text that answers the question. Make sure you add a small comment if needed. BBQ Tongs skill = picking out quotes EXPLAINING IMPRESSIONS – or ideas, attitudes, values, opinions, viewpoints, feelings, thoughts etc EVIDENCE and EXPLAIN Crystal ball skill – Basically what does the writer think or feel? Use what the text says and then ‘infer’ – meaning, what is the writer suggesting/thinking – tell the examiner what is said and show them what it means! Be a mind-reader. CRAFT OF THE WRITER / ANALYSIS QUESTION – basically think about why the writer has made certain decisions. Drill down at words and look closely at the text! EVIDENCE, EXPLAIN and ANALYSE, LINK Magnifying Glass skill – zoom in on language and write about what words suggest, imply, connote. Think about the what the writer is intending to do – use words like the writer uses/shows/tells/decides/selects COMPARISON QUESTION This question is about organisng your ideas clear and making links between the texts. EVIDENCE, EXPLAIN, LINK (i.e. COMPARE) Big coloured pens – make sure you use a different colour for each text (remember this is imaginary – only use blue or black for real!) Use the headings to organise your answer, use evidence from each text and then make some links – i.e. text A has similar ideas/uses similar language to text B . . Revision Backpack – make sure you use every item in your backpack!
  2. 2. Writing Questions A TAP - Remember to identify: TYPE - think about layout and the rules you need to remember AUDIENCE - who are you aiming the text at and how does this affect language? – formal, informal, chatty PURPOSE – why are you writing – persuade/inform? A CLOUD – To do your brainstorm in – remember to order your points to develop an argument! COLDPLAY – PARAGRAPH PARADISE USE // if you forget AFOREST – remember to be persuasive! ALLITERATION/FACT/OPINION/REPETITION/EMOTIVE LANG/STATISTICS AND QUOTES/THREE, LIST OF

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