Managing Your Time In The Exam

Standard

TIMING FOR PAPER 2 – 2 HOURS

15 mins – Read questions, underline keywords and read the 2 passages

30 mins – select points and complete the summary QUESTION 3

40 mins – Directed writing question including planning QUESTION 1

25 mins – Writer’s effect (DON’T spend more than 25 mins on this. Not worth the time and marks) QUESTION 2

10 mins – EDIT paying attention to DW and summary

TIMING FOR PAPER 3 – 2 HOURS

Section 1 – Directed Reading

10 mins – Read through stimulus material, question and select points, plan

40 mins – Write

Section 2 – Narrative

10 mins – Read question, identify key words, brainstorm on the topic, plan (including planning the ending)

40 mins – Write out

Remaining 20 mins – EDIT (VERY IMPORTANT)

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