These 7 lessons aim to support the creation of a more academic style of analytical writing from students. The lessons use the AQA Literature poetry anthology, 'Moon on the Tides' ('Character and Voice') as a focus.

Keywords: Verbs, Analysis, Analytical writing, Essay writing, Academic writing, Modal verbs, Modifiers, Nominalisation, Noun phrases


  • Year 10 Academic Writing Unit - AQA Poetry.doc
  • 1. Verbs for analytical writing - Betjeman.pptx
  • 4. Modal verbs and modifiers - Molloy.ppt
  • 5. Poem to analyse - Les Grands Seigneurs.pptx
  • 5. Language elements to include.doc
  • 5. Bird references in Les Grands Seingeurs.doc
  • 6. Peer assessment.pptx
  • 6. Peer and self assessment form.doc
  • 7. Comparing Les Grands Seigneurs and My Last Duchess.docx
  • 7. Approaching a comparative poetry question.pptx
  • 2. Nominalisation - Browning.pptx
  • 3. Noun phrases for clarity - Browning.ppt

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