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Narrative 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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Planning a story set on a dark night
Support students to plan and write a narrative response to an  … 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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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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Shaping stories
Designed for the GCSE narrative writing task, this resource includes  … read more
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Unlocking writer's block
A number of tips to help students plan for plot and characterisation,  … read more
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Giving a character a voice
This resource includes a range of images to help students create  … 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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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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Story planner
A structured sheet to support students in thinking about cha  … 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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Event
The opening words of 'The Crow Road' by Iain M Banks, "It was  … 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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Joe's Story
Activities based around an animation series that provides plenty  … 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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Cuboid story prompt
Help students to develop their own creativity and individuality  … 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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'I Spy' - Write your own suspense story
A short exercise using Greene's 'I Spy', which helps students  … 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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There's more to original writing than just writing stories
A guide to other options.  … read more
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Preparing for narrative writing
Looking at planning, story shape, character and vocabulary.  … read more
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Writing a short story
Exploring openings, endings and cliff-hangers …  … read more
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Blank storyboard sheet
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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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Speakers corner
An exercise in persuasive writing.  … 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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