How To Complete The Higher Level Paper - 2017

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Table of Contents

Section A – Reading to Analyse and Evaluate – 35 marks 5

Question 1 – 15 marks 6

Question 2 – 20 marks 6

Section B – Showing Critical Appreciation – 45 marks 8

Question 3 – 40 marks 8

Question 4 – 5 marks 9

Section C –Appreciating Character, Setting, Story and Action – 75 marks 10

Question 5 – 10 marks 12

Question 6 – 20 marks 13

Question 7 – 5 marks 15

Question 8 – 20 marks 16

Question 9 – 20 marks 16

Section D – Engaging in the Writing Process – 25 marks 18

Question 10 – 25 marks 18

Junior Cycle 2017

Final Examination

English – Higher Level

Wednesday, 7 June

180 marks

The theme for this examination paper is Mysteries

Instructions

There are four sections in this examination paper.

Section A Reading to Analyse and Evaluate                  35 marks – 2 questions

Section B   Showing Critical Appreciation      45 marks – 2 questions

Section C          Appreciating Character, Setting, Story and Action 75 marks – 5 questions

Section D Engaging in the Writing Process           25 marks – 1 question

Answer all 10 questions.

The questions do not all carry equal marks.  The number of marks for each question is stated at the top of the question.

You should spend about 25 minutes on Section A, 30 minutes on Section B, 45 minutes on Section C and 15 minutes on Section D.  

When answering on studied material, you must use texts in line with what is prescribed for 2017.

Write your answers in the spaces provided in this booklet.  You may lose marks if you do not do so.  

You are not required to use all of the space provided.   

Extra pages are provided if needed.  Label any extra work clearly with the question number and part.

Section A – Reading to Analyse and Evaluate – 35 marks

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