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English language activities
Designed to prepare KS3 students for the English Language GCSE,  … read more
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Fiction and imaginative writing practice tasks
Using an extract from 'Stone Cold' and with imaginative writing  … read more
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Varying sentence structures
Students roll a dice to determine which type of sentence to write  … read more
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More quest for a cure
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Varying your sentences - with kittens!
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24 creative writing prompts
A PowerPoint presentation with a selection of images and unusual  … read more
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Describe a person spinners
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You're a legend
Students cast themselves as a hero/heroine and write their own  … read more
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Have an Australian adventure with words!
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Descriptive writing - extreme weather
This PowerPoint models descriptive writing and encourages development  … read more
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Design your own villain
Look at a sample of descriptions and images of iconic villains,  … read more
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Show, don't tell
This resource focuses on descriptive writing with character cards  … read more
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The best Christmas day ever
A series of questions based on a description of a Christmas lunch  … read more
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Point of view
Students match sentences with the correct point of view and practise  … read more
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Mission incredible
A fun, collaborative task, in which students imagine they are  … read more
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Create your own country
Students design their own country and create a travel brochure  … read more
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Create your own month
A creative activity in which students create a thirteenth month  … read more
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The quest for a cure – thinking skills and activities
A lovely creative writing project in which students create a  … read more
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Creative writing with pictures
A set of photos from around the world with various questions  … read more
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Creative writing challenges
Ten challenges for descriptive or narrative writing, encouraging  … read more
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Science fiction story writing
A selection of sci-fi story ideas which students develop to write  … read more
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Using the five senses
A lovely, detailed resource with a number of activities encouraging  … read more
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Using adverbial phrases
A selection of activities which encourage students to use adverbial  … read more
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The shop of souls
A creative writing task in which students imagine what it would  … read more
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Creating character names
An interesting resource in which students explore the connotations  … read more
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Descriptive writing starter
A lovely set of vivid and unusual images - ideal for getting  … read more
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Descriptive writing activities
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Writing to describe checklist
A simple checklist for assessment, peer assessment, or planning  … read more
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Impossible questions
An interesting resource which encourages creative writing through  … read more
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Christmas poems
A lovely 'one off' Christmas lesson. Students work on rhyme and  … read more
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Stop thief!
Use this picture story as a stimulus for oral or written work.  … read more
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The Outsider
Students plan and write a short story following an examination  … read more
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Super story starters
Support students' creative writing with this range of inspirational  … read more
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Building ambitious vocabulary in writing
A Powerpoint presentation with a key focus of WAF7 - effective  … read more
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Come fly with me
A fabulous and varied writing project concentrating on targeting  … read more
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Whispers in the snow
Read the description of a snow storm then use the techniques  … read more
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Writing imaginative texts
A creative task focusing on two assessment focuses for reading  … read more
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Sens(e)ational writing
A fun and versatile group task in which students produce a descriptive  … read more
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A twist in the tale cards
Students rewrite well known fairy tales from a different character's  … read more
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TV terror
A writing project with a varied mix of creative and non-fiction  … read more
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Pen pal project
A lively science fiction writing booklet with a range of writing  … read more
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Descriptive writing trail map and guide
A selection of Teachit resources for teaching descriptive writing.  … read more
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Notebook activity - matching
Drag and drop task that links to 'Describing a beach or holiday  … read more
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A pirate's life homework project
A six week homework project in which students adopt the persona  … read more
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Super school trips
Fun and varied writing tasks based around the idea of taking  … read more
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Descriptive writing task
Students describe the wilderness in winter through Kit’s eyes.  … read more
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Bag of tricks
Use the magnet tiles to inspire creative writing or original  … read more
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Describing a beach or holiday memory
A fun and thought-provoking task based on photographs which encourages  … read more
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William Tell - narrating a story from a different point of view
A great unit focusing on the legend of William Tell and implementing  … read more
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Creative writing activities
A variety of language-based activities to prompt creative writing.  … read more
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Put muscle into your writing
An exercise that encourages pupils to improve the quality of  … read more
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Wild week creative story writing - a booklet
Describe and recount a weird and wonderful week at school. A  … read more
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Fantasy worlds project
Additional resources to support the fantasy project.  … read more
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Christmas carols
Write a new Christmas carol! A festive task to get your students  … read more
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Write your own murder mystery
This writing frame encourages lower ability pupils to write their  … read more
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Descriptive writing task
Describe your ideal fun place. This resource relates to 'The  … read more
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Ghost stories
A user-friendly resource, including writing frames and medium  … read more
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The school tales
Create a story based on a job advert and gossip about your school.  … read more
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Creating a quest story
Follow the step by step guide to planning a quest story.  … read more
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Wanted: Knight of the Round Table
Engaging advert for the position of Knight of the Round Table.  … read more
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Wanted: Knight of the Round Table (2)
A cloze version of the Knight of the Round Table job advert.  … read more
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Creating a setting
A reminder of techniques to help with writing.  … read more
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Essential story planning sheet ~ 2
A portrait version of this popular resource, with an additional  … read more
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Create your own adventure story about a quest
4 step guide.  … read more
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Essential story planning sheet
Fill in the boxes! The original resource is followed by a di  … read more
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Writing a character sketch
Activities, adjectives and sketch outline. The original resource  … read more
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Murder mystery - complete the story
A simple writing frame for KS3 pupils - provides a focus on  … read more
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Robots - creating a personal assistant
Task sheet for creating, describing and illustrating your perfect  … read more
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Robots - vocab
Useful vocabulary for creating the perfect personal assistant.  … read more
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Stereotype
What is a stereotype? Fill in the boxes activity.  … read more
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Sherbet lemon game
A fun way to teach aspects of descriptive writing that will cost  … read more
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Project
Create a fantasy world - 2 page task sheet. Tasks include: a  … read more
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Time capsule task
A detailed task sheet for creating a time capsule, including  … read more
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