There are a few good articles on this blog/website regarding the Leaving Cert English course, topics and exam. This sample essay is on Plath, but other materials also available.
Try Mary Berry’s chocolate cake recipe for a delicious and moist chocolate sponge cake with creamy chocolate icing. This recipe is simple and easy-to-follow, serving 6 people and taking only 50 mins to prepare and bake. Mary Berry’s chocolate cake is perfect served with a drizzle of fresh cream. Store in an airtight container or cake tin for up to 2 days. If you have any cake left after 2 days (unlikely!), warm a slice in the microwave for about 10 seconds and serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients
For the chocolate cake:
For the chocolate spreading/ganache icing:
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Students entering third year in September 2016 are the first cohort to undertake the new English Exam. Many have prepared and presented their Oral piece and will be preparing for the Second CBA (Classroom Based Assessment) in December.
Classroom-Based Assessments in Junior Cycle English
There are two Classroom-Based Assessments in English. They relate to specified learning outcomes and are scheduled at particular times in the school calendar. Following the second of these assessments students will complete an Assessment Task (AT) which is sent to the State Examinations Commission, along with the final examination script.
The Oral Presentation:
An Individual or group Communication or Presentation (Prepared and delivered during a period of three weeks, with support and guidance by the teacher: By Friday May 20th 2016 or Friday September 30th 2016)
The Collection of the Student’s Texts
Two texts chosen by the student from his/her portfolio of texts. (Texts produced over time with support and guidance by teacher : By Friday December 2nd 2016)