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?