For each quotation, analyse the language, learn it and be clear on who it is referring to and what is the intention.
- “The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently approached.”
- Scrooge feared the silent shape so much that his legs trembled beneath him.”
- “I fear you more than any spectre I have seen. But as I know your purpose is to do me good,”
- “Spirit,” said Scrooge, shuddering from head to foot. “I see, I see. The case of this unhappy man might be my own. My life tends that way, now.”
- “Still the Ghost pointed downward to the grave by which it stood.”
Ensure that you include all of the features of an article and follow the success criteria:
- Formal language
- Technical accuracy (paragraphs and punctuation)
- Use of the raise your game facts
- Use of the high level vocabulary
Paper 2A HOMELESSNESS – Reading Homework
AQA-style Language Paper 2:
Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Read the attached article and answer questions 1 and 2.
See your teacher if you will struggle to access this.
Use the Raise your game facts. You could also use the ‘Prison, me – no way!’ talk from a couple of years ago.
|Ensure that it is a Speech
|• a clear address to an audience• effectively linked sections
• phrases that make it clear that an audience is being addressed
• a clear sign off e.g. ‘Thank you for listening’.
|Write to persuade
|• formal• the introduction and main body only include your point of view
• evidence / statistics
• present tense
• modal verbs: could / should / would / may
• phrases to add information: also / in addition / furthermore
• causal conjunctions
• the conclusion states your view again and says what should happen now
Remember TECHNICAL Accuracy:
- Remember to paragraph your work.
- Use full stops and capital letters.
- Try to use ambitious vocabulary.
Hopefully you all have bought a copy of the text now. However if you don’t a link to an online copy is below.
- Read Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol.
- You will be tested on your understanding of this after half term.
To help you, here is a link to an online revision guide.
Please note that these are due on Tuesday, due to speaking exams next week on Monday and Wednesday.
Homework: For each quotation, learn the quotation and analyse what language is there and how you might link to relevant aspects of context.
- It was a strange figure – like a child: yet not so like a child as like an old man
- Clear jet of light
- A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still
- School – poorly furnished, cold and vast
- I should like to have given him something: that’s all
- No more work tonight. Christmas Eve, Dick. Christmas, Ebeneezer.