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Descriptive writing

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Map inspired creative writing
A creative way of getting students to think about setting and  … read more
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Writing fiction: words to dazzle
A synonym matching task to develop students' vocabulary for writing  … read more
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Gothic vocabulary bank
Extend the vocabulary of your students with this gothic creative  … read more
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Changing the mood of a 19th-century extract
This resource is designed to encourage students to rewrite a  … read more
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Using language for effect - a forest at dusk
A structured response for students to respond to an image of  … read more
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Fiction analysis questions and re-creation task
Using a fictional extract from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre  … read more
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Comparing texts about tigers
This resource includes three texts about tigers, including a  … read more
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The island - Cultural capital project
Originally used as a case study at the AQA training hubs, this  … read more
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'Door into a magical world' creative writing task
Students write their own story about a door into a magical world,  … read more
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First and last paragraphs - what comes in between? Creative writing
Students are given the first and last paragraphs from pieces  … read more
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Song lyrics into stories
Encourage students to put their musical passions to use in this  … read more
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Imaginative writing: creating a scene
This resource guides students through an imaginative writing  … read more
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Using colour circles to create mood
Students are shown how to create their own colour circles, thinking  … read more
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Coming full circle - cyclical structures in creative writing
Using lines from well-known poems as inspiration, students build  … read more
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Sculpture inspired creative writing
Use abstract sculpture as inspiration for imaginative writing.  … read more
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A figure in space: vocabulary in descriptive writing
Using an image of an astronaut and the trailer of the film 'Gravity',  … read more
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Show, don't tell emotions
A table for students to complete, adding physical reactions,  … read more
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The new planet
A great resource to encourage the imagination! Students imagine  … read more
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Colour in creative writing
Students explore the synonyms for colours and practise using  … read more
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Juxtaposed descriptions
A selection of mini plots for students who struggle with ideas  … read more
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Describing an autumnal scene
Students are given an autumnal image to describe, with a word  … read more
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Creating characters in an instant
Creative writing prompt questions using two images as starting  … read more
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Using sounds in writing
A number of activities for students to introduce effective sound  … read more
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Describe a person spinners
A resource written by specialists Victoria Honeybourne and Emela  … 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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Descriptive and narrative titles
A selection of titles to prompt both descriptive and narrative  … read more
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