Exam Layout Look at past papers through this link.  Do you know the layout of each exam?  What are your timings?  Do you know which texts you will be assessed on? Which area of the paper should you look at to find the questions you will be answering?  Make a note for each exam and put this on post-its around your house.  

Unit 1 – Modern Texts

Unit 2 – Poetry Across Time

You should annotate the unseen poem for 5 minutes, focus on language, grammar and sound devices – how do these impact the meaning(s) of the poem?  How has the poet constructed these meanings?
Remember: there is a difference between poet and speaker.