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Published: 09/11/2004
KS3 KS4 | Reading
8 pages

Close reading techniques: descriptive writing extracts

A focus on close reading and language, using extracts from a range of texts. Useful.          

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sarah thorne
sarah thorne
Really useful to have shorter extracts, which can be used in a variety of ways

Posted on 2nd May 2018
 Joanne B
Joanne B
Thank you for sharing. I especially like the Of Mice and Men task which will help develop descriptive writing skills as well as analysis of writer's style.
Posted on 6th November 2017
 Valerie Long
Valerie Long
great resource
Posted on 8th August 2016
Emma Robinson
Emma Robinson
Really useful to have a bank of extracts for close reading.
Posted on 24th April 2013

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