A persuasive writing task utilising estate agent speak to sell a property. Can be used with any text e.g. writing an estate agent's ad for George and Lennie&'s dream ranch, an ad for Willy Wonka&';s factory etc. Also includes a relevant clip from Gavin and Stacey.
A writing frame for an Estate Agent Property Overview. This can be used to sell any property to any character.
We used it to sell Stig's den. There are spaces for 3 small pictures and then subheadings for writing which can be edited as appropriate.
I used it for a group nearing the end of Year 3. However, it could be adapted and used for different age groups.
A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.
These ‘Library Challenge’ cards were made for my class library, but they could be used in a school library as well. The idea was just to get the children excited about reading and properly engaged with the books, and they’ve really enjoyed working through the activities – an added bonus being that I use this work to decorate the walls of our library.
There’s a selection of 10 Library Challenge Cards, plus a ‘Library Challenge of the Week’ which just allows for changing things up a little without having to print and laminate more cards.
This scheme takes the group step by step through the stages of how to write a story. It is adapted from the government initiative 'Improving Childrens Writing' getting children from level 3 to level 4. I have changed it a little, so that it is also suitable for level 2 and 3 as well. Some resources you will have to get from the government published folder 'improving childrens writing'.