Drafting and redrafting
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A handy mat covering key aspects of grammar, spelling and punctuation. Photocopy double-sided for classroom use.
Give students a nudge in the right direction with this guide to drafting work.
KS3 KS4 | From the resource collection(s): Drafting and redrafting
Pimp my writing!
Rate your writing using the snooze-ometer, then use the suggested techniques to pimp your writing! (You might like to hand out page 2 after page 1 as it contains re-worked examples of the page 1 activity.) Also available as a Promethean flipchart.
An activity in which students find other more specific adjectives to describe a range of nouns, followed by writing a postcard to describe a nice holiday without using the word 'nice'. A differentiated version with extension activities is also available, along with a Magnet whizzy.
Recognising and avoiding ambiguity
Useful PowerPoint guide.
Using outline view in MS Word
Use this handy option to help structure writing.
KS3 KS4 KS5 | Skills | From the resource collection(s): Drafting and redrafting
Drafting your work using MS Word
Use 'track changes' and other reviewing tools in Word to improve writing. Instructions are for Word 97-2003.
How to improve your writing
Looking at content, audience, purpose and creating an impact with a dramatic beginning.
KS3 | Skills | From the resource collection(s): Drafting and redrafting
How to improve your first draft