A set of three poetry comparison structure strips to help ensure students hit all aspects of the mark scheme in their response. Simply stick them in the margin and set students off on a question and encourage them to use the strip to remind them of the importance of covering all parts of the question in their response.
A resource for the margin of the page when students are writing to inform. The students can use it for guidance to remind them of the features of this style of writing. They can tick them off as they add them.
An activity focusing on descriptive writing. Used as a whole lesson placemat. Blow up onto A3 paper.
Starter: Whole class ambitious adjectives to describe the image.
Development: Annotating the WAGOLL (model description paragraph)
Main: Using structure strips as a guidance, pupils will create their own descriptions.
Following the success of these Structure Strips for Scientific writing in our school, I wanted to share the resources with others.
Designed to give children the ‘ideal’ structure of a scientific write up, it provides children with a stimulus and tips for what to include in each section, along with tips and success criteria.
These have been used by both Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 students with great success!
Each page has four strips which can printed and stuck in to the margin of the student’s book. The two sheets combined create a well structured and informative double page science write up.
Inspired by the structure strips that are all over Twitter!
Students stick these in the margin of their exercise books to have a visual aid for a plan whilst they’re completing a piece of imaginative writing.
It follows the 5 part story structure of:
These are updated following response from AQA to confirm queries on structure. Hours of work, checked with the exam board and all yours for a measly fee. Check out the Paper 2 Guidance on the link below or look at emjank to find the companion. Also only £2.
For Paper 2 see : https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-history-paper-2-full-guidance-and-question-structure-strips-11694999
A differentiated (by colour) lesson to support the teaching of comparison between Storm on the Island and Exposure from the AQA power and conflict anthology.
purple = lower
blue = middle
yellow = higher
These resources provides students with a clear and logical structure to follow when responding to extract based exam questions on Macbeth.
The guidance provided within these structure strips ensures that students are able to address all key assessment objectives for this section of the Shakespeare and the 19th Century novel examination.
A good way to use the resources is to talk through the structure with students, explaining each section and discussing the logical progression of points. Students can then glue them in their exercise books to refer back to for support when composing their own responses.
Included are two differentiated versions: one for higher ability students and one for lower ability students.
Teachers may wish to use, withdraw, use again the structure strip so that students’ independence is developed and enhanced.
These are updated following response from AQA to confirm queries on structure. Hours of work, checked with the exam board and all yours for a measly fee. Check out the Paper 1 Guidance on the link below or look at kimi2301 to find the companion. Also only £2.
Our structure strips (original concept from Mr Stephen Lockyer) for Edexcel's 9-1 History exam Paper 3 - Although this says Germany, they are generic and so fit any option for the Edexcel 9-1 course's paper 3
Three different structure strips that can be used for children struggling with their writing. These can be used when writing about animals for an information text and give children a basic structure to their main paragraphs.
A list of all the required practicals for Edexcel Physics IGCSE, some tips for answering practical questions, and followed by revision structure strips. This would also be really useful for other exam boards.
Each strip can be cut, glued down on to a blank piece of paper and students answer the questions and follow the instructions alongside.
Structure strips are very useful for revising experiments and key sentences.
These strips are a great companion to my TEACH paragraph writing checklist. While the latter is an expanded version suitable for all ability levels, this resource is a bright, colourful and concise version that can be laminated and used as a bookmark or guide alongside work.
The PowerPoint version can be edited for your convenience, and the PDF version is the original formatting.
Complete with sentence starters and straightforward guidance on what to include for each section of the paragraph.
The students should glue these to the margin of their page and then use them for guidance when completing a persuasive writing task. They are designed to help students include more of the features of this specific style of writing as they should tick the bullet point as they include it.
A set of structure strips/ bookmarks to help lower ability students in structuring their narratives for Q5.
Uses the 5 s’s (setting, show character, senses, show off, sentences) to aid students in producing a 5 paragraph narrative.
Can be stuck in books and written alongside of, or laminated and kept in books.
A way to structure literature responses in order to hit the AQA mark scheme, I developed this after marking the new literature exam in 2017 and feel it ensures students hit all the aspects of the mark scheme and encourages them to develop their answers.