Writing to Entertain - teaching resource

Writing to Entertain Teaching Resources

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Our 'Writing to Entertain’ teaching resource is made up of a 134-slide editable PowerPoint presentation with 37 worksheets.  The PowerPoint contains a series of step by step lessons designed to help students produce a short story. The resource includes a variety of progressive activities suitable for students of all abilities. And although it has been produced with KS3 students in mind, it can also be used with Year 6 or KS4 students as it is easy to tweak, personalise and differentiate.

'Writing to Entertain' contains eleven complete lessons, each created using the four-part lesson structure. It is a thorough and detailed resource with lessons covering a number of activities such as:

What makes a good story opening?

Using narrative hooks to engage the reader

Developing and improving pupils' vocabulary

How to structure a piece of creative writing

How to write a vivid description

Using a five-stage narrative structure effectively

Using literary devices such as similes, metaphors, verbs, adjectives and adverbs to improve writing

How to improve written work by drafting and redrafting

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