5 lessons on prose writing- low ability
5 lessons (PowerPoints) created for use with bottom set year 7 with below age-related English scores to teach how to build more detail into their prose writing. Target GCSE grade 1-3.

4 PowerPoints plus 1 PowerPoint with guided assessment piece. Each lesson has differentiated learning outcomes, learning objective phrased as question, self/peer assessment and active learning.

LOs for lessons:
How do I hook the reader from the opening sentence?
How do I create descriptions of character?
How do I develop detail in my descriptions? x 2 lessons

lesson 1 includes narrative hook activity widely available from thegrid.org.uk
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  • 1.1-self-assessment-grids.pptx
  • 1.2-NarrativeHooksCardSort.docx
  • lesson-1.pptx
  • lesson-2.pptx
  • 3.1-work-stations.docx
  • lesson-3.pptx
  • 4.1-work-station-images.docx
  • lesson-4.pptx
  • lesson-5.pptx

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Created: Mar 26, 2017

Updated: Feb 13, 2018


pptx, 38 KB



docx, 14 KB


Whole lesson

pptx, 49 MB


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