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A TO A STAR GRADE DESCRIPTIONS

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How can I improve my grade? GRADES FOR ENGLISH At Grade 'A' I will... To achieve Grade 'A*' I will need to... Speaking & Listening Start to take a leading role in a range of oral activities, responding in detail to others views. Use Standard English assuredly in a variety of situations. Involve listeners skillfully through challenging content in individual work. Shape the discussion and involve others in group work by using different techniques. Create a complex role in Drama based activities which I convey to the audience by using a variety of techniques. Set a very high standard, whatever the situation, listening perceptively and responding appropriately. Show maturity and assurance in the way that I speak. ...read more.

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Make subtle and discriminating comparisons both within and between texts. Writing Create a convincing and imaginative narrative with a clearly established and sustained viewpoint, which will engage the reader. My chosen genre will be clear throughout. Establish a consistent and appropriate tone in my writing and in the wide range of vocabulary I use. My opening will be successfully developed and coherent. My paragraphing will be effective in order to develop structure. Use a wide variety of sentence structures. Generate a variety of pace. Spell all words generally accurately throughout. Use a range of punctuation securely, both between and within sentences. Create a convincing and imaginative narrative with a clearly established and sustained viewpoint, which will engage the reader. ...read more.

Conclusion

Create a complex role in Drama based activities which I convey to the audience by using a variety of techniques. Set a very high standard, whatever the situation, listening perceptively and responding appropriately. Show maturity and assurance in the way that I speak. Need to adapt readily to the task and audience no matter how complex the topic in individual work. Influence outcomes in group work by listening perceptively and speaking in an authoritive manner. Create a complex role in Drama based activities, independently making use of a variety of techniques to influence the audience's response. Reading Develop a perceptive personal response to texts I read, through which I show an understanding of the techniques used by the writer to convey meaning and how the reader may be influenced. ...read more.

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