contemporary possibilities 20 practice questions

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20 Practice Questions for Year 11 English Standard Module A: Contemporary Possibilities

Question 1

In what ways does the composer of [YOUR TEXT] shape the way we understand the ideas represented in the text?

 

In your response, make detailed reference to [YOUR TEXT].

Question 2

It is not only the ideas, but their portrayal, that are important in a text.

 

Analyse how your composer uses textual form to shape the audiences’ understanding of key ideas in your prescribed text.

Question 3

As technology evolves, new opportunities emerge for composers to produce and convey meaning through their texts.

 

In your prescribed text, how does the composer use distinct textual form to produce and convey meaning?

Question 4

A text’s meaning is determined through its form.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 5

Context plays a major role in determining the way meaning of a text is interpreted.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 6

How does the composer in [YOUR TEXT] control and shape the way an audience responds to the ideas in their text?

 

In your response, make detailed reference to [YOUR TEXT].

Question 7

The power of a text is its ability to convey ideas in a new way.

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 8

Development in technologies allow texts to convey meaning in new and original ways.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 9

A text’s medium is integral in shaping an audiences’ response to the text.

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 10

The significance of a text is its ability to offer new perspectives.

 

In your prescribed text, how does the composer use textual form to offer new perspectives?

Question 11

What is important in a text is not the ideas themselves, but the way the composer portrays them.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 12

Rapidly evolving technologies have made available a new range of creative possibilities in how composers communicate their ideas.

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 13

New technologies not only give composers new ways to create texts, but offers the audience new ways respond to these texts.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 14

With new technologies, comes new ways composers can convey meaning and impact readers.

 

In your prescribed text, how does the composer convey key ideas and impact the readers?

Question 15

Your class has been exploring the question, “What makes your prescribed text distinct and worth studying?”

 

Compose an argument for your response to this question based on your understanding of your text.

Question 16

Multimodal texts stimulate and demand audience engagement.

 

In your prescribed text, how does the composer engage the reader with its key ideas?

Question 17

In our increasingly digitised world, new technologies allow composers to engage audiences in a way the traditional text medium could not.

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 18

New technologies allow composers to respond to the world in new ways.

 

In your response, discuss this statement with detailed reference to [YOUR TEXT].

Question 19

A text’s form and medium shapes its meaning.

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 20

In what ways does [YOUR TEXT] use its distinct textual form to engage with key ideas?

 

In your response, make detailed reference to [YOUR TEXT].

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