Y10 - Edexcel JH Prep - Character 1

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LQ: How do we tackle the character question?
STARTER: Find the definitions for the words below using
a dictionary or on your phone and dictionary.com
Abominable –
Reflect (verb) –
LQ: How do we tackle the character question?
What exams are we taking and what will they be on?
1) Literature Exam - 50%: 1 hour 45 minutes
Jekyll and Hyde – 4 questions on extract (25%)
OMAM – 1 essay question on whole novel (25%)
Tuesday, 22nd May – AM
2) Language Exam – 40%:
OMAM – extract questions (25%)
Non-fiction Writing Task – article, review etc.
(15%)
Tuesday, 29th May - AM
LQ: How do we tackle the character question?
The starting point is the QUESTION:
(a) From the extract, what do you discover about the
character of Utterson?
Use evidence from the extract to support your
answer.
8 marks
Underline the KEYWORDS. What are we
being asked to do here?
LQ: How do we tackle the character question?
• Carefully read the extract
• As you’re reading, UNDERLINE anything that
shows or tells you something about what
Utterson is like as a character
• Make annotations if you can as you underline
about what you LEARN about Utterson’s
character from the relevant language in the
extract
LQ: How do we tackle the character question?
Tips:
• aim to write around 5 PEE points/paragraphs in
your answer
• PEE means:
P = you make a point/say WHAT you discover
E = Give the evidence/quote to prove what you
discover
E = Explain HOW what you discover is
shown/suggested in the quote
Swap books and peer mark according to the
mark schemes on the next slides!
Remember, to get a ‘C’, you need at least FOUR
PEE paragraphs on Utterson.
LQ: How do we tackle the character question?
• Utterson is straightforward/confident – ‘what I heard was
abominable’
• He is upset/disturbed by Hyde’s involvement with Jekyll
• Utterson is caring/sympathetic towards Jekyll - ‘I am a man to be
trusted’
• Utterson is trustworthy and can keep secrets/not a gossip
• Utterson can’t believe that Jekyll’s problem could be as bad as it
is – ‘I make no doubt I can get you out of it’
• Utterson is confident in HIS ability to SOLVE the problem
• Utterson is reflective and takes his time to make decisions –
‘Utterson reflected a little’
• Utterson does not completely believe/trust Jekyll’s statements
about having control over the situation with Hyde
ANY OTHER VALID POINTS
LQ: How do we tackle the character question?

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