So here are my (and Simon Rofe's) early thoughts on what it might include.
Key areas to cover
- An explanation of how analysis (or criticism) is different from narrative (or description)
- Suggest different ways of using evidence to analyse/critique ideas
- The importance of the relevance of evidence to the point you're trying to make
- The importance of using your own words to express your views
- How to link paragraphs to develop argument
IntroductionAn activity of some kind around the following quote from Joseph Heller, Catch 22.
"...the corporal and Colonel Korn both agree that it was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who never questioned anything."
Possible structureScene setting – these four students all read the same books, all used the same quotes and all worked hard on their essay – but they all got different marks…
Part 1 – stepwise creation of a paragraph using two quotes (each paragraph version is one submitted by one of the four students)
- only description