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Year 12 English Literature Curriculum

English Literature. This is a new exam and we are studying the EDUQAS specification.

Key topics to be taught this year:

Autumn Term

Topic

Further details about the topic

Skills

As this is a linear exam

The texts will be taught side by side throughout year 12

Component 1 

Poetry

 

Component 2 Drama 

 

Component 3 Unseen texts

 

Component 4 Coursework 

 

Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath Selected Poems 

Chaucer's Merchant's Tale 

Marlowe's Dr Faustus and Lucy Prebble's Enron

 

Shakespeare: King Lear 

Varied selection of prose and poetry 

Taster sessions on the various options

For detailed breakdown of skills please see EDUQAS specification

http://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/english-literature/as/eduqas-as-english-lit-spec-from-2015.pdf?language_id=1

 

 

 

 

As the only open book exam is poetry, there will be various tests to consolidate knowledge as this year group will need much practice in approaching closed book examinations.

Spring Term

 

 

 

 

As above

 

Analytical and essay skills are developed as we progress further with the texts.

 

 

 

Presentations on various themes and characters

Summer Term

As above

 

 

 

 

 

Revision and test essays.

Assessments:

 

Topic

Common Assessment

CAT 1

Knowledge test largely based on reading

Written test

CAT 2

Prose and poetry essay questions

Written test

CAT 3

Essays on all four texts

Exam

Main Resources:

Resource

There is a wealth of critical essays and guides to the texts on the internet.

Please see induction materials and links on the FROG VLE

Term

Set texts

These are listed above

 

Recommended websites

http://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/english-literature/as/WJEC%20Eduqas%20AS%20English%20Literature%20SAMs%2020-10-14%20branded.pdf?language_id=1

VLE

 

 

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