The photo you are looking at is something that was written by a student of mine.
Could you do better than this? It took him 2 lessons with me at home to get this right.
He was 12 at the time!
Written reasonably well, and making a point as well. I wonder if you might get something like this in the exam? Doubtful, but knowing this government, you never know…
2 years ago, the exam board slipped a task in that no teacher had ever taught before in terms of how to write one. It was not a requirement and as a result, marks went down as students guessed what to do next in the exam.
It was a lesson in expecting the unexpected, but just in case, here is an example of a section B piece of writing.
Do you think you could do this in 35 minutes? It was worth the most marks in the 2012 exam!
If you have never read John Agard’s ‘Half-Caste’ poem, read it after this.
What you have to do do to get above a C grade
When I see mobile phones in class I will be thinking this…..
You have been warned.