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English: Paper 1 - Fiction

Paper 1 Details

Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing 

  • 80 marks
  • 50% of your grade for GCSE English Language.

Questions:

Reading (Section A) - One unseen literature fiction text

(40 marks) (25%) – one single text

• 1 short form question (1 x 4 marks)

• 2 longer form questions (2 x 8 marks)

• 1 extended question (1 x 20 marks)

Writing (Section B) – Descriptive or narrative writing

(40 marks) (25%) • 1 extended writing question (24 marks for content, 16 marks for technical accuracy)

Exam Paper 1: Reading section

Fiction books

Exam preparation 

Exam Paper 1: Writing section

Revise Paper 1 AQA English Language GCSE