I have collated the questions written for a plenary by my Year 10 class. I will create example paragraphs, and write a post for them, for me, and for any teachers who might find questions about the CA useful.
It doesn’t test how well you can use punctuation or vary sentence length.
Point + Evidence. This suggests…Explain. Furthermore… Explain. However…Explain.
How can I remember the work of Macbeth?
You will have a plan to help you.
What happens if I don’t use inverted commas for quotes?
Then the reader doesn’t know what part you’ve taken from the play!
What happens if I don’t get the order right?
How to write analysis with a PEE paragraph
|Point + Evidence. This suggests…Explain. Furthermore… Explain. However… Explain.|
Copy each of the four examples and complete them so you have between 3 and 4 sentences.
1) Mr A is smart because he ‘wears a smart suit.’ This suggests… (what kind of people wear smart suits?)
Furthermore…. (what does it suggest about Mr A’s attitude towards his job?)
However… (is Mr Anderson smart right now? Is that for a reason?)
2) Mr A drives a small car because he ‘cannot afford a large one.’ This suggests…
3) Wolves are a terrible team because they ‘are bottom of the table.’ This suggests…
4) Macbeth feels King Duncan has been good to him because he has ‘golden opinions’ of Macbeth. This suggests…
What happens if you don’t write in PEE?
Mr A has a good attitude towards his job. But he doesn’t always look smart. He must be rich. He wears a suit.
– You don’t know what evidence you are using to make your points. Also, you don’t know what is your extra explaining. Finally, you don’t know where you’re explaining starts.