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2011-2012. Int1/A3. Course Outline. In May, you will sit two exam papers as your final exams Critical Essay paper – 1 hour Close Reading paper – 45 mins But before you sit these, you need to pass your NABs first. NABS.

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course outline
Course Outline
  • In May, you will sit two exam papers as your final exams
  • Critical Essay paper – 1 hour
  • Close Reading paper – 45 mins
  • But before you sit these, you need to pass your NABs first.
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NABS
  • NABs (National Assessment Bank tasks) are exam tasks which test and check that you’re ready to sit the final exams.
  • These are pass/fail assessed – you will not get a grade for your NABs.
  • If you fail a NAB, you will get another chance to resit them.
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NABS
  • Close Reading - this is similar to the final Close Reading paper you will sit in May.
  • Textual Analysis – where you read an unseen poem or other form of fiction and answer questions on the techniques used.
  • Writing– you will write either an argumentative, creative or discursive essay on a topic of you choosing (you are allowed to take notes into the exam.)
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FOLIO
  • You will also need to submit ONE piece of writing to be sent away to SQA as a folio piece.
  • This is marked by SQA and makes up 20% of your FINAL grade.
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Close Reading
  • You will read a passage you have never seen before.
  • You will then answer questions, which total 30 marks.
  • You will answer different types of questions, e.g Understanding (U), Analysis (A) and Evaluation (E).
  • You need to achieve at least 15 marks in order to pass the Close Reading paper.
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Critical Essays
  • Essays are marked on your:
  • Understanding
  • Expression
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • They are marked out of 25.
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Critical Essays
  • You will need to answer a question on either PROSE, DRAMA, or POETRY.
  • Everything you do this year will be to prepare for these exams.
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