Yes it does, you submit two pieces which will get graded separately out of 25, then averaged. The folio has a 20% weighting of your overall grade, there's a grade calculator here I think just started higher English today, struggling for inspiration, want to start getting a draft now so not cramming next to the deadline.
I done mine on animal research, supporting the idea of it - and it was a hard one, but it paid off.
My friend had wrote about abortion (hers discussive, mine persuasive).
Those are some great ideas but my teacher specifically told us that we can't do racism incase it offends the marker in some way or something. There is also a lot going on in Brazil as I learned from doing int 2 Mods in 4th year!
Go with something that's relevant and current; like the above poster said about the Jubilee or Syria.
My two discursive essays last year were on the importance of tea in Britain and the other on drag queens; I sent away the latter in my folio : P Go with something that's relevant and current; like the above poster said about the Jubilee or Syria.
My two discursive essays last year were on the importance of tea in Britain and another drag queens; I sent away the latter in my folio : P What da hell? Nice, nevertheless Last year I did mine on whether or not the American Dream was a delusion for the working class, a telescope causing unnecessary headache What I would recommend is doing it on something really interesting for you.
You'd be surprised at how much there is to that argument! Something that not many people have done or will be doing!
for my discursive essay last year I did 'what is the appropriate age for motherhood'!
It's an in depth topic that you could really go into depth about.
Racism will be a widely used topic I can almost guarantee it but I'm sure Eastern Europe and more specific ideas wont be.