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Creative writing formats - play scripts and letters

Creative writing formats - play scripts and letters

A pdf for handout or presentation on formal letters, and a detailed look at play scripts and how to format them, using two exemplars (one of which is from a past pupil). I have used both of these formats to differentiate GCSE English Language creative writing: for pupils who struggle with story structure, they can write a series of letters, or a letter and a reply, based upon characters they know from novels they've studied. Scriptwriting is excellent for gifted and talented pupils who find short story composition not challenging enough. Drama pupils will also benefit from the analysis in the scriptwriting section of how setting and stage directions function. This will aid GCSE and A-level pupils compose their own scripts (I adapted this from a course I taught in first-year university). For KS3 Communication, I used this letter-writing framework for final assessment on novel (so, can be adapted to mark either Reading or Writing as a Key Curriculum Skill).
erinsarahh
Supply Teacher/Cover Supervisor Bundle

Supply Teacher/Cover Supervisor Bundle

There are a range of resources in this bundle which can be delivered to students of many abilities from 11-16. Some resources are also applicable to A-Level students. They cover; study skills, English and a range of PSHE/tutorial topics which require little planning. The price of this bundle means that you are getting each resource for less than £1
psyjess
Introduction to Writing

Introduction to Writing

This bundle features introductory lessons on the following areas: Travel Brochure Writing Imaginative Writing Play Script Writing Writing to Argue and Persuade
psyjess
Introduction to Imaginative/ Creative Writing

Introduction to Imaginative/ Creative Writing

This lesson introduces students or can act as a refresher for students on how to write imaginatively. Students will recap the terms: Alliteration, Simile, Metaphor and Adjectives and will use these terms to analyse examples of imaginative writing, guiding them into choosing an imaginative writing task in order to produce their own piece. The lesson objectives are: 1. To recap writing to imagine, explore and entertain 2. To consider how to approach imaginative tasks 3. To practise responding to imaginative tasks
psyjess
AFL Drama self assessment exit card

AFL Drama self assessment exit card

Opportunity for learners to reflect on what they have learnt in the lesson and how they have achieved within the lesson. There is space for the teacher to include a direct follow up comment and for the students to respond back showing good dialogue between the teacher and student.
rfailey
Drama Alphabet bunting display

Drama Alphabet bunting display

an A-Z of dramatic words shaped as bunting in black and white, so it can be printed on coloured paper for maximum effect as shown in picture. Triangles print on A4 sheets ready to be cut and laminated. A couple of letters don't have any words but all suggestions welcome.
B0901910
Drama Theatrical Expressions Keyword Wordsearch Crossword Anagrams Brainstormer Starters Settlers

Drama Theatrical Expressions Keyword Wordsearch Crossword Anagrams Brainstormer Starters Settlers

1 x Wordsearch, 1 x Anagram sheet, 1 x Crossword 1 x IDEA (Identify, Describe, Explain, Analyse) Analyser and 1 x Alphabet Brainstorm Analysers activities on the theme of the theme of Drama: Theatrical Expressions. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean