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2012 Key Stage 2 - Level 6 English SATs Reading Answer Booklet (filename "ks2-english-2012-level-6-reading-answer-booklet.pdf") includes:

En KEY STAGE English 2 English reading answer booklet: Reflections on water LEVEL 6 First name 2012 Middle name Last name Date of birth Day Month Year School name DfE number REMEMBER T •  his paper is 60 minutes long. Y •  ou have 10 minutes to read the reading booklets before answering the questions. During this time you should not open your answer booklet. •  ou then have 50 minutes to write your answers in this booklet. Y T •  here are 17 questions totalling 30 marks. Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk Questions 1−5 are about the Reading booklet. The Great Stink of London on pages 4−5 in 1 Look at the paragraphs beginning: In the mid-19th century... and In the summer... Give one short quotation from each paragraph which shows that Britain took the threat of cholera seriously. (1 mark) a) (In the mid-19th century) b) (In the summer) 2 ...scum like an encrusted cobweb Explain what the choice of language in the phrase above tells us about how dirty the river was. (1 mark) 02 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 3 Look at the paragraph beginning By 1874... How does the writer show he admires Bazalgette? Support your answer with a quotation from this paragraph. (2 marks) 4 The press called the crisis The Great Stink (page 5). This is a turning point in the account. Explain how the writer builds a sense of urgency up to this point. (3 marks) Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 03 5 Imagine Sir Joseph Bazalgette was interviewed by a newspaper journalist late in his career. Decide which of the following statements he might have made during the interview. Tick two statements. (2 marks) Tick two “It was essential we started straight away. We had to work quickly, there was no time to lose.” “I was really just responsible for the construction work. I was given a brilliant design to follow.” “Our London sewerage system was built to last.” “Everything I have built is hidden beneath the streets.” 04 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk Questions 6−10 are about the Reading booklet. Daughter of the River on pages 6−7 in 6 Look at the paragraph beginning My house... What impressions do you get of the area where Hong Ying lived? Support your explanation with brief quotations. (3 marks) 7 Give two reasons why clean water was precious in Hong Ying’s community. (1 mark) 1. 2. Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 05 8 Explain how the language in paragraphs 3 and 4 shows that life by the Yangtze River was very harsh. (3 marks) 9 Look at the final paragraph (page 7). What does the expression something that even looked like food suggest about Hong Ying’s family’s attitude to food? (1 mark) 06 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 10 Look at the last sentence on page 7. What impression does the phrase offered up suggest about the river? (1 mark) Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 07 Questions 11–16 are about Bath times with the Romans on pages 8–9 in the Reading booklet. 11 In the first section Something for everyone, explain how the writer tries to help the modern-day reader understand the part played by public baths in Roman society. Support your explanation by referring to an example in the section. (1 mark) 12 Explain how the choice of language in the second section (Marble or murky water?) emphasises the contrasts between luxurious and squalid public baths. Refer to specific words and phrases from the section and comment on them. (3 marks) 08 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 13 How does the structure and the organisation of the third section Working up a sweat help the reader follow the ideas? Refer to specific examples in your answer. (3 marks) 14 How does the third section Working up a sweat show that, for the Romans, going to the baths was not an entirely relaxing experience? (1 mark) Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 09 15 Why is Seneca’s description of the public baths included in this article? (1 mark) 16 How does Seneca’s choice of language build the impression that Roman baths were noisy and unpleasant places to live near? (1 mark) 10 Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk Question 17 is Stink Romans onabout The Great8–9 inof London and Bath times with the pages 4–5 and the Reading booklet. 17 These two texts are about the part water played in human life in two very different social and historical contexts. Both writers make use of a series of techniques. Complete the table by putting a tick or a cross in the boxes. A tick indicates the text uses this technique, a cross indicates the text does not use the technique. The first answer has been completed for you. (2 marks) The Great Stink of London Technique used by writer Bath times with the Romans  ✓ Uses technical language to help give readers a 'flavour' of the time Makes reference to famous people of the time Makes links between the time described and the present day Uses specific dates to establish historical points in time End of test Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk 11 DO NOT WRITE ON THIS PAGE © Crown copyright 2012 STA/12/5605 (Pupil booklet) STA/12/5606 (Mark scheme pack) Sourced from SATs-Papers.co.uk http://www.SATs-Papers.co.uk