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Descriptive writing trail

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Descriptive writing trail map and guide
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A selection of Teachit resources for teaching descriptive writing.  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills | Trails
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Notebook activity - matching
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Drag and drop task that links to 'Describing a beach or holiday  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills
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Annotating pictures using Microsoft Excel
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How to add comments to a picture - perfect for image analysis,  … read more
KS3 KS4 KS5 | Teaching tools
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Spooky adjectives
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A lovely activity for children to practise using and identifying  … read more
KS3 | Skills
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Describing a beach or holiday memory
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A fun and thought-provoking task based on photographs which encourages  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills
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Put muscle into your writing
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An exercise that encourages pupils to improve the quality of  … read more
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Understanding similes and metaphors
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A very simple exercise which asks pupils to draw the image before  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Poetry
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Quickfire adverbs (2)
A nice kinaesthetic quiz activity using PowerPoint. An interactive  … read more
KS3 | Skills
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Writing checklists
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A collection of pupil or teacher ticklists for writing, including  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Skills
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Quickfire adverbs PowerPoint
Lovely. Introductory presentation which would work well as a  … read more
KS3 | Skills
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How Dickens appeals to our senses
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Close reading of an extract followed by a writing task.  … read more
KS3 KS4 | Prose
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A handy template for 'writing to describe'
Fill in the boxes as preparation for any descriptive writing  … read more
KS4 | Skills
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The deserted house descriptive writing task
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A handy task planning sheet.  … read more
KS3 | Poetry
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Setting the scene (chapter 2)
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Focus on use of adjectives and nouns in a given extract to set  … read more
KS3 | Prose
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A short practice descriptive writing exercise
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Useful as preparation for exam / timed conditions writing.  … read more
KS4 | Skills
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Lesson starters - adjectives, synonyms and antonyms
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Lesson plan and resources. Use word cards to reinforce understanding  … read more
KS3 | Skills
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A copy of the poem, with activities
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Prompt questions, illustration activity and 'Through the Keyhole'  … read more
KS3 | Poetry
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Descriptive writing tasks
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Interesting and focused.  … read more
KS3 | Poetry
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Descriptions of Skellig
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Close reading of language (looking at adjectives, nouns, verbs  … read more
KS3 | Prose
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The darkness downstairs
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A lesson plan for a simple but effective approach to descriptive  … read more
KS4 | Skills
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Sherbet lemon game
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A fun way to teach aspects of descriptive writing that will cost  … read more
KS3 | Skills
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Worksheet 2 - adjectives
Underline adjectives in the passage. Make a list of adjectives  … read more
KS3 | Prose
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Aimed specifically at the AQA 'Moon on the Tides' anthology, Revision grid for Relationships cluster allows students to revise the key ideas and techniques used in these poems. I like how it can easily double as a revision poster for students, which is accessible and effective. 

Amy Newsham, English Teacher 

 

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