Edexcel English Language Paper 2 practice
This lesson is a mock paper to help prepare students for Edexcel GCSE English Language Paper 2 (Non-fiction and Transactional writing). The sources for this paper are contrasting autobiographies (Peter Kay and Barack Obama) and the writing section has a choice of two questions.

Lesson is designed for feedback as answers are written during class time, to help identify revision areas promptly. A suggested mark scheme has been included for Section A; a generic mark scheme has been included for teachers reference for Section B. Alternatively, this PowerPoint could be converted to a Word document and presented as an actual mock exam.

Files in this resource:
English Language Paper 2 - PowerPoint of exam questions
Text 1 Peter Kay extract - Word document of Text 1
Text 2 Obama extract - Word document of Text 2
English Language Paper 2 generic mark scheme - PDF of mark scheme for writing section
Section A Reading suggested mark scheme - Word document
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  • Section-A-Reading-suggested-mark-scheme.docx

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Created: Nov 28, 2016

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