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REVISION HOMEWORK

6TH YEAR HIGHER LEVEL


APRIL 29TH - MAY 2ND
Dr Richard Hayes
Limerick Tutorial College

EMILY DICKINSON: 60 - 90 MINUTES MAX

Ensure that you have learned your points for Emily Dickinson and
the relevant quotations.
Have I explored the point fully / do I actually know how to explain this point?
Do I have relevant and adequate quotation to support the point that I want to
make?
Do I have sucient personal response prepared for this point?
Do my points, overall, cover relevant and important aspects of theme, imagery and
style?

Test yourself! Put everything away and see how much you can remember! Make up
questions/get questions from your book and see if you can make plans for them
using the 8 - 10 points that you have.

Through the above, highlight what you still have yet to learn or what you find
dicult to remember, explain or link to questions.

ELIZABETH BISHOP: 30 MINUTES MAXIMUM!

Your revision for Elizabeth Bishop should have been done last
weekend and the weekend before but take a blank page and write
down as many of the points, quotation and personal response as you
can recollect.

Look through the questions that youve been given and questions in
your book and make out plans for them.

Highlight your information deficit and what you need to revise/learn.

PAPER 1 REVISION: 30 MINUTES

In order to fully prepare yourself for Functional Writing,


starting Tuesday, it is necessary to have your language genres
etc. fully refreshed and revised.

PAR > Refresh what it is, why its used etc.

REVISE APPROACHES TO SPEECH WRITING and whats


required in order to compose an eective speech.

Revise newspaper writing / article writing etc.

REVISION HOMEWORK
6TH YEAR HIGHER LEVEL
MAY 6TH - MAY 9TH
Dr Richard Hayes
Limerick Tutorial College

COMPOSITION REVISION: 40 MINUTES

In order to prepare for next week:


Language Genres (should know them o by heart by now)
Narrative Structure & Its elements
Speeches: persuasive devices, structure, dierent styles
(audience dependent)
Personal Essays: PE techniques, three approaches.
Revise over all of the topics that weve looked at for
composition and list all the ones that youd be comfortable
and uncomfortable with. Plan what youre uncomfortable with

COMPREHENSION REVISION: 40 MINUTES

Practice Speed Reading

Approaching comprehensions > dierent options.

Whats your approach to comprehension? Whats the pattern of


attack?

Dierent words to describe authors / speakers / characters etc.

Dierent words to describe the atmosphere or tone of a piece.

What are the dierent stylistic features that you would expect
given the dierent types of comprehensions?

SYLVIA PLATH: 40 MINUTES

Ensure that you have learned your points for Sylvia Plath and
the relevant quotations.
Have I explored the point fully / do I actually know how to explain this point?
Do I have relevant and adequate quotation to support the point that I want to
make?
Do I have sucient personal response prepared for this point?
Do my points, overall, cover relevant and important aspects of theme, imagery
and style?

Test yourself! Put everything away and see how much you can remember! Make
up questions/get questions from your book and see if you can make plans for
them using the 8 - 10 points that you have.

Through the above, highlight what you still have yet to learn or what you find
dicult to remember, explain or link to questions.

REVISION HOMEWORK
6TH YEAR HIGHER LEVEL
MAY 13TH - MAY 17TH
Dr Richard Hayes
Limerick Tutorial College

KING LEAR: 90 MINUTES

Revise over important moments / key moments in the text.

Revise your characters and the words that you would use to
describe each character, both positive and negative.

What are the interesting relationships throughout the text?


What relationships give you deeper insight into characters and
events in the text?

What themes are present in the text? Go through ALL of the


themes that we have looked at and break them down!

Look at the dierent approaches to character and theme


questions. Which do you prefer and why? Advantages &
Disadvantages?

KING LEAR: 90 MINUTES

STYLE Language, Imagery and Dramatic Devices: How and why


are each engaged? Are they eective? What do we learn?

Read through sample questions that youve been given and


questions from the pre examination etc.

Revise the structures for responding to questions.

Make a list of questions that you have and need answered.

WB YEATS: 30 MINUTES

Ensure that you have learned your points for WB Yeats and
the relevant quotations.
Have I explored the point fully / do I actually know how to explain this point?
Do I have relevant and adequate quotation to support the point that I want to
make?
Do I have sucient personal response prepared for this point?
Do my points, overall, cover relevant and important aspects of theme, imagery
and style?

Test yourself! Put everything away and see how much you can remember! Make
up questions/get questions from your book, pre papers, homework questions
and see if you can make plans for them using the 8 - 10 points that you have.

Through the above, highlight what you still have yet to learn or what you find
dicult to remember, explain or link to questions.