Specifications that use this resource:

Teaching guide: WW1 and its aftermath


A range of resources to help you plan your teaching and assessment for the WW1 and its aftermath component of A-level English Literature A.

How to use these resources

If you haven't yet decided on which texts or text combinations to teach, the specimen mark scheme give you details about some of the aspects of WW1 and its aftermath the texts cover, which can help you decide. Don't forget to consult the specification for a list of possible aspects.

Once you have decided, these documents will help you to focus your teaching on those aspects and to work towards the relevant exam question in the specimen assessment materials. The exemplar student responses with marking commentary act as models for the students and help you to assess their work.

Paper 2A, Section A

Paper 2A, Section B

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