How To Complete The Higher Level Paper - 2017
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Junior Cycle 2017
English – Higher Level
Wednesday, 7 June
The theme for this examination paper is Mysteries
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.
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