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Writing Preparation

Level 5 to 6+
Writing Paper Booster Programme

 

English Test Top Tips

When you write, do you…?

Planning and Assessing Writing

Planning and Assessing Writing

Aide memoirs for writing triplets

Lesson plans - a model of how to approach the triplets

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The writing triplets's key features:

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Classroom Resources

Storywheel - use with dice to generate ideas for creative writing.

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Grammar

 

Connectives

Punctuation Fan - a useful resource for the interactive teaching of punctuation.

Connectives for display

Word Wall Challenge Teachers Notes

Word Wall Challenge Cards

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Ideas for Using a Picture

90 Things to do with a Picture

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Improving Writing

Spy Wheel

Story Wheel

A writing mat

Support students in independent writing.

Discussion Questions for Guided Writing

Possible questions to ask students during guided writing sessions

Improving Writing Menu

Ideas and suggested resources to remedy a number of writing problems

Supporting Weaker Writers

35 Strategies to Support Weaker Writers

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Level Ladders

Level descriptors for writing in student friendly language - ideal for self and peer assessment

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Story Wheels

Use with dice to generate ideas for creative writing

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Using Whiteboards

10 Ways to Use Whiteboards to Generate and Improve Ideas for Training