Assessment objectives

Below are the Assessment Objectives for your Literature exam. Make sure you remember these, as it is important you understand what you’re being assessed on.

ObjectiveWhat does it mean?
AO1Read and understand the texts.
Respond to the texts personally – developing your opinion and thoughts.
Use evidence to support your points.
AO2Analyse the language Shakespeare has used – why has he done this?
Analyse how Shakespeare has created the play and how it is put together (the structure of it) – why has he done this?
Analyse the form Shakespeare has used – why has he written the play in this way?
AO3Understand the relationship between the play and the context in which it was written - how has this affected Shakespeare's writing?
AO4Write accurately using correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.