Writing Skills - Gothic SOW - Wolsey Academy 20 Lessons

English Writing Skills – KS3/EAL - Gothic SOW
20 lessons with a revision guide and an online end of unit test.

SOW made initially for secondary school students in the UK. However, this SOW especially has had huge success in boosting grades in international schools because of its accommodation of various learning styles, engaging content, deep levels of differentiation and development of core skills.
Lessons are as follows:

  1. Gothic Stories – to be apply to apply a range of adjectives.
  2. Sentence Structures - To investigate a variety of sentence structures and their effect on the reader
  3. Imaginative Sentences – To edit sentences and make them imaginative.
  4. Using the senses - To create an effect using senses in my writing.
  5. Using sound effects - To be able to identify and explain tension.
  6. Character descriptions - To explain the effect of the language chosen by the author
  7. Pathetic Fallacy - To apply pathetic fallacy
  8. Addams Family Punctuation - To create a character through punctuation
  9. Varied Sentences – To apply a variety of sentence styles.
  10. Introduction to poetry techniques - To analyse poetic techniques used
  11. Persuasive Techniques – Speaking and listening skills
  12. Persuasive techniques – speaking and listening presentation
  13. Genre conventions – To create your own gothic character
  14. Similes and Metaphors - To manipulate adventurous vocabulary, similes and metaphors to describe a haunted house.
  15. Understanding criteria - To understand the assessment criteria
  16. Planning extended writing - To plan a gothic story
  17. Extended Writing Assessment - To create a gothic story
  18. Poetry techniques – To analyse the language of a poem.
  19. Gothic poetry – To apply poetic techniques to your own poem.
  20. Gothic Filmn Review
  21. Gothic homework task grids (this homework works for the entire SOW and pupils complete at their own pace).

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Created: May 21, 2018

Updated: May 8, 2019

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