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Creative writing (KS4)

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Describe a person spinners
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Impressive imagery
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Spot the difference!
This resource is designed to help students identify how to make  … read more
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Describing a person
Students analyse character descriptions from 'White Teeth' and  … read more
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Saying more than 'he said' / 'she said'
A number of focused activities that encourage students to be  … read more
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Describing a scene
Useful as a way of helping students develop their descriptive  … read more
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Creating a character
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Email for a Gothic novel
In the role of a publisher students are asked to write a critique  … read more
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Creative writing stimulus
A short video with a selection of images and writing prompts  … read more
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Mixing tenses
Students identify where tense changes occur in some excerpts  … read more
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Complex to simple
Students revisit sentence types and consider how different kinds  … read more
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Story planner
A structured sheet to support students in thinking about characterization,  … read more
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Exploring beginnings
Students look at a number of story openings and answer focused  … read more
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Writing pyramids
Differentiated pyramids to support students' creative and non-fiction  … read more
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Descriptive and narrative titles
A selection of titles to prompt both descriptive and narrative  … read more
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Prompts and re-creations
Ideal for creative writing tasks, this handy collection of inspirational  … read more
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Event
The opening words of 'The Crow Road' by Iain M Banks, "It was  … read more
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Analyse that! Language and structural devices
A good exemplar piece of original writing, this worksheet integrates  … read more
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Conflict is the key!
A work of fiction is not complete without some sort of conflict.  … read more
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Point of view
Identify viewpoint and its effects in various examples. Students  … read more
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Credible characterisation
This resource incorporates a set of photographs and useful chart  … read more
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Original writing trail map and guide
Suggestions for approaching creative writing at Key Stages 3  … read more
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Engage your sleeping author!
Ideal for GCSE original writing assignments, this was written  … read more
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What makes a good piece of original writing?
Students rank a number of statements according to their importance.  … read more
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The way of the A*
A guideline for GCSE students. Top tips with exercises to help  … read more
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Cuboid story prompt
Help students to develop their own creativity and individuality  … read more
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Museum of your life
Alternative autobiographical writing task in which students select  … read more
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Empathy circles
A handy plan which can be applied to any empathetic writing task.  … read more
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Original writing tips and suggestions
An amalgamation of Teachit's staffroom wisdom containing a range  … read more
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Original writing - things to remember!
PowerPoint presentation for students with tips on meeting the  … read more
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Exploring effects with sentences
Experiment with making sentences more effective using Syntex.  … read more
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Original writing - People you meet in heaven
Coursework / exam prep based on Mitch Albom's novel.  … read more
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A grotesque discovery
Crib sheet for GCSE original writing coursework. Students watch  … read more
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Write your own scary story
Accessible ways into creative writing at KS3 or 4. The original  … read more
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Sentence lengths and interesting vocabulary
An interesting resource which uses footnotes as prompts for effective  … read more
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A handy template for 'writing to describe'
Fill in the boxes as preparation for any descriptive writing  … read more
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There's more to original writing than just writing stories
A guide to other options.  … read more
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Tips for narrative writing in an exam
17 handy hints to remember.  … read more
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Preparing for narrative writing
Looking at planning, story shape, character and vocabulary.  … read more
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A short practice descriptive writing exercise
Useful as preparation for exam / timed conditions writing.  … read more
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Writing a short story
Exploring openings, endings and cliff-hangers …  … read more
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The darkness downstairs
A lesson plan for a simple but effective approach to descriptive  … read more
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Creative writing - 'The Other Time'
Using the poem by Peter Appleton and an introduction plus prompt  … read more
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The Assassin
This structured task asks pupils to consider and create detailed  … read more
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Creative writing task
Build up a piece of imaginative writing using a choice of titles  … read more
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