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Assessment Details - Year 10 EnglishAssessment Map
  • Modern play (Lit Paper 1 section B) An Inspector Calls
    Assessment: 1. Literature. Essay question requiring students to demonstrate understanding of plot and symbolism, the presentation of characters, themes and the context in which the play was written. 2. Reading: Students respond to an unseen 19th century text analysing the writer’s use of language and structure 3. Writing: Transactional writing task – either, letter or journal/diary Grade Ladder
    Assessment Objectives
    Reading (AO1-4)
    Writing (A05)
    SPAG (AO6)
    Presenting (AO7)
    Listening and Responding (AO8)
    Speaking and Presenting (A09)
    Examination Aspects
    Short - reading (1-2)
    Reading - fiction (15)
    Writing - fiction (40)
    Reading - non-fiction (15)
    Reading - compare (14)
    Reading - compare (6)
    Writing - non-fiction(40)
    Literature (20)
  • 19th Century Fiction Extracts (Lang Paper 1 Sec A) and Creative Writing (Lang, Paper 1 sec B)
    Assessment: 1. Reading: Students respond to an unseen 19th century text evaluating the writer’s presentation of a theme/character/idea 2. Writing: Imaginative/creative writing. Grade Ladder
    Assessment Objectives
    Reading (AO1-4)
    Writing (A05)
    SPAG (AO6)
    Presenting (AO7)
    Listening and Responding (AO8)
    Speaking and Presenting (A09)
    Examination Aspects
    Short - reading (1-2)
    Reading - fiction (15)
    Writing - fiction (40)
    Reading - non-fiction (15)
    Reading - compare (14)
    Reading - compare (6)
    Writing - non-fiction(40)
    Literature (20)
  • Poetry from Edexcel Anthology – Cluster on Conflict (Lit Paper 2, Sec B)
    Assessment: 1. Literature assessment based on students being able to compare two poems from the same cluster of the Edexcel poetry anthology, based on the theme of conflict 2. Writing: Transactional task Grade Ladder
    Assessment Objectives
    Reading (AO1-4)
    Writing (A05)
    SPAG (AO6)
    Presenting (AO7)
    Listening and Responding (AO8)
    Speaking and Presenting (A09)
    Examination Aspects
    Short - reading (1-2)
    Reading - fiction (15)
    Writing - fiction (40)
    Reading - non-fiction (15)
    Reading - compare (14)
    Reading - compare (6)
    Writing - non-fiction(40)
    Literature (20)
  • Literature – Romeo and Juliet (Literature paper 1 section A)
    Assessment: 1. Students revisit text studied in Year 9 and consider the presentation of a character/theme, paying close attention to Shakespeare’s use of language and structure, based upon an extract selected by the teacher, from within the play, as they would be expected to do so in the final exam 2. Reading assessment based on students comparing 2 non-fiction texts. Students compare similarities and differences between the two texts 3. Writing: Imaginative/creative writing task Grade Ladder
    Assessment Objectives
    Reading (AO1-4)
    Writing (A05)
    SPAG (AO6)
    Presenting (AO7)
    Listening and Responding (AO8)
    Speaking and Presenting (A09)
    Examination Aspects
    Short - reading (1-2)
    Reading - fiction (15)
    Writing - fiction (40)
    Reading - non-fiction (15)
    Reading - compare (14)
    Reading - compare (6)
    Writing - non-fiction(40)
    Literature (20)
  • Romeo and Juliet & English Language Exam Practice
    Assessment: 1. End of year exam based on paper 1 of the Edexcel English GCSE paper; section A reading comprehension - fiction texts comprehension; section B – imaginative writingGrade Ladder
    Assessment Objectives
    Reading (AO1-4)
    Writing (A05)
    SPAG (AO6)
    Presenting (AO7)
    Listening and Responding (AO8)
    Speaking and Presenting (A09)
    Examination Aspects
    Short - reading (1-2)
    Reading - fiction (15)
    Writing - fiction (40)
    Reading - non-fiction (15)
    Reading - compare (14)
    Reading - compare (6)
    Writing - non-fiction(40)
    Literature (20)
  • Mock Preparation & Year 11 Preparation (Spoken Language)
    Assessment: 1. End of year exam based on Paper 2 of the GCSE English exam; section A – reading comprehension - non-fiction texts; section B – transactional writing 2. Spoken Language assessment Grade Ladder
    Assessment Objectives
    Reading (AO1-4)
    Writing (A05)
    SPAG (AO6)
    Presenting (AO7)
    Listening and Responding (AO8)
    Speaking and Presenting (A09)
    Examination Aspects
    Short - reading (1-2)
    Reading - fiction (15)
    Writing - fiction (40)
    Reading - non-fiction (15)
    Reading - compare (14)
    Reading - compare (6)
    Writing - non-fiction(40)
    Literature (20)

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