CCEA GCSE Unit 1 Task 1 Student Booklet

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Student instruction booklet for Unit 1, Task 1: Functional Writing

45-page document

User friendly for both teacher and student.

Tried and tested in the classroom as a thorough REVISION booklet. (Even more comprehensive version available in early 2021)


  • Exam basics and advice
  • Typical topics
  • Legacy and current spec Questions
  • Fully comprehensive list of possible questions - 25 possible themes gathered to be analysed - with over 100 questions divided variously among them - to stimulate debate, research, essays etc
  • Advice basics about WHAT and to WHOM you are writing
  • Four pages of advice for WRITING EFFECTIVELY including handy Essay Layout
  • Exercises to complete: compiling similar questions and reacting to thought provoking questions
  • Separate planning pages for controversial topics: smoking/abortion/drugs etc
  • Highly effective STUDENT SCAFFOLD for full Essay Layout - has been used for every topic in the classroom
  • Three example essay titles with developed answers and guidance for completion: Organ Donation/Tolerance/Tattoos and Piercings
  • Student research of 12 separate topics - for and against points - gathered collaboratively - comprehensive and easy to use as stimulus for completion of essays.
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Created: Dec 5, 2020

Updated: Dec 18, 2020

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