KS2 Mayan Engaging Cross-Curricula Big Writing or Creative Writing Lesson
Complete lesson with starter, teaching input and peer-assessment based plenary all on the included PowerPoint. Children discuss, plan and then create writing based upon an inspiring, historical story starter writing prompt. The planning sheet asks thought provoking questions ensuring an original, well thought out piece of cross-curricula writing that is full of their own ideas. Other writing genres can also be applied to the plan. Suitable for big writing, creative writing, assessment, moderation or just a regular English lesson. There is also a creative drawing sheet included and lined writing sheet. Variable length: can be done in 1 hr or extended to nearer 2 hrs if required. Children will also practice empathy skills and have the opportunity to demonstrate their historical knowledge.

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  • Mayan-Civilization-Creative-Big-Writing-Learning-Activities.pdf
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  • Mayan-Creative-Big-Writing-p.pptx

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Created: Feb 11, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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