Sample questions for CXC English A short story section (Paper 2, Section 3)
Answer Length: Your short story answers should be about 400-450 words – that is, they should take up both sides of a folder page.
Narrative Writing Tip:
You should develop your short story in about 6 paragraphs. 1 paragraph for the introduction, 1 paragraph for the conclusion and 4 paragraphs to describe all the action in the story.
Question 1: Write a story entitled ‘The Carnival Parade’.
Question 2: Write a story which ends with the following line, ‘Now, I always lock the door behind me.’
Question 3: Write a story which illustrates the following proverb, ‘Actions speak louder than words’.