To develop the reading and writing skills needed to tackle Question One of the Extended Paper To understand audience, genre, purpose and context You are Tom Vincent advising recent newcomers to Calumet Camp Write the words of your talk to the newcomers. In your talk you should: Tell the newcomers about your recent hazardous walk Explain the skills and knowledge needed to survive in this environment Share what you learned about yourself from this experience Base your talk on what you have read in Passage A. Address all three bullet points. Be careful to use your own words. Begin your talk ‘My name is Tom Vincent and I have something important to tell you!’ Write between 1 ½ and 2 sides. Up to 15 marks are available for the content of your answer, and up to 5 marks for the quality of your writing. The Question is out of 20 marks. 15 out of the marks for this Question are awarded on the quality of your reading and understanding. 5 marks are awarded for your writing proficiency You must answer all the parts of the question, giving equal attention to the three bullet points. Before you start writing, read through the passage and highlight or annotate the parts of the passage relevant to each bullet point. You MUST answer in your own words and adapt material from the passage to the form and viewpoint of the response You must use the right tone for the persona in the question The structure of your writing must be consistent The last bullet point for Question One is the most challenging. It either asks you to share what you have learned from your experience or to describe your thoughts and feelings. To do this you must read between the lines and INFER meanings, ideas, thoughts, feelings from the text. To practice this skill of inference we will play a quick game of articulate in pairs. Each pair is given a famous person and the other team has to ask only yes or no questions to guess who they are. Read the PIXL and Complete the small tasks on the PIXL sheets 1A-1O Question One- October 2012 Extended Paper Julia during her recovery, fully explained her experience to her parents. A reporter for a newspaper interviews Julia’s parents and asks the following three questions only: What made you choose to visit the rainforest in Ecuador with your daughter, Julia? How did Julia’s accident happen, and what did she do to survive? What are your thoughts and feelings towards the Achuar people and their way of life? Write the words of the interview, beginning with the first question. Base your interview on what you have read in Passage A. Be careful to use your own words. Write between 1 ½ and 2 sides, allowing for the size of your handwriting. Up to 15 marks are available for the content of your answer, and up to 5 marks for the quality of your writing. (42 minutes to answer) Discuss as a group the approach needed for Question One. In your books write down three pieces of advice for a student who is about to answer Question One for the first time.