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help on ideas for stories so I can practice
I am intrigue tell more and why you need ideas in order to practice. In other words what is the qualification? What is the ultimate goal?
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I am doing AQA GCSE and I find writing settings and descriptions of people easy I just can't come up a well structured story with a strong and clear middle begging and end. For example I was looking at the 2021 paper yesterday and I think the question was write a story with about a new beginning and I was completely stumped.
Could you give me ideas or basic story structure I can practice and mould into a good story in the real exam?
I am aiming for a nine.
Original post by Ambergris
I am intrigue tell more and why you need ideas in order to practice. In other words what is the qualification is the ultimate goal?
If you feel this has helped please support me with a thumbs up thanks...

Yes this is an example of a story structure
https://bpcenglish.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/school-story-print.pdf
Have a copy of your syllabuses to each of your subjects.

This will set you up for GCSE, A/S and A level
1.Answer exam question in exam conditions
2.Check the mark scheme
3.Read the exam report
2021 Exam Report for this section
" Question Either
Describe a place at sunset as suggested by this picture:
Write a story about a new beginning.

Communicate clearly, effectively and imaginatively, selecting and adapting tone, style and register
for different forms, purposes and audiences.
Organise information and ideas, using structural and grammatical features to support coherence
and cohesion of texts.

To gain an A* at GCSE the examiner is looking for the following:
Content
Communication is convincing and compelling
Tone, style and register are assuredly matched to purpose and
audience
Extensive and ambitious vocabulary with sustained crafting of
linguistic devices
Organisation
Varied and inventive use of structural features
Writing is compelling, incorporating a range of convincing and
complex ideas
Fluently linked paragraphs with seamlessly integrated
discourse markers

Descriptive
Students must use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect,
with accurate spelling and punctuation. (This requirement must constitute 20% of the marks for
each specification as a whole.)
Sentence demarcation is consistently secure and consistently accurate
Wide range of punctuation is used with a high level of accuracy
Uses a full range of appropriate sentence forms for effect
Uses Standard English consistently and appropriately with secure control of
complex grammatical structures
High level of accuracy in spelling, including ambitious vocabulary
Extensive and ambitious use of vocabulary
Original post by Ambergris
If you feel this has helped please support me with a thumbs up thanks...

Yes this is an example of a story structure
https://bpcenglish.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/school-story-print.pdf
Have a copy of your syllabuses to each of your subjects.

This will set you up for GCSE, A/S and A level
1.Answer exam question in exam conditions
2.Check the mark scheme
3.Read the exam report
2021 Exam Report for this section
" Question Either
Describe a place at sunset as suggested by this picture:
Write a story about a new beginning.

Communicate clearly, effectively and imaginatively, selecting and adapting tone, style and register
for different forms, purposes and audiences.
Organise information and ideas, using structural and grammatical features to support coherence
and cohesion of texts.

To gain an A* at GCSE the examiner is looking for the following:
Content
Communication is convincing and compelling
Tone, style and register are assuredly matched to purpose and
audience
Extensive and ambitious vocabulary with sustained crafting of
linguistic devices
Organisation
Varied and inventive use of structural features
Writing is compelling, incorporating a range of convincing and
complex ideas
Fluently linked paragraphs with seamlessly integrated
discourse markers

Descriptive
Students must use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect,
with accurate spelling and punctuation. (This requirement must constitute 20% of the marks for
each specification as a whole.)
Sentence demarcation is consistently secure and consistently accurate
Wide range of punctuation is used with a high level of accuracy
Uses a full range of appropriate sentence forms for effect
Uses Standard English consistently and appropriately with secure control of
complex grammatical structures
High level of accuracy in spelling, including ambitious vocabulary
Extensive and ambitious use of vocabulary


Thank you so so much

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