6 Ways to improve extended writing
Check out these six ways of helping your students to improve their extended writing skils.
A few weeks ago I put a poll on Twitter asking a simple question. Do you use books in Key Stage 3 Drama? I asked this question because it seems to be a divisive issue that people feel passionate about for varying reasons. Reasons range from books being an important part of Key Stage 3… Continue reading Do you use books in Key Stage 3 Drama?
I think starting the students off with a basic understanding of how to write a compound sentence that will communicate to the reader not only what they did, but how and why is a great point from which to work with. Especially for the lower end, the questions at GCSE are often baffling and difficult… Continue reading 4 Rules to make an effective sentence for Drama written work.
Dedicated Independent Reflection Time Dedicated Independent Reflection Time or Dedicated Improvement Reflection Time is, well, exactly that. Time given to the students to do nothing else but to reflect on their progress and consider how to improve and where to go next. It is something that I first came across from blogger Hunting English. How… Continue reading How I use DIRT in Drama lessons.
Extended writing is a vital part of all modern qualifications and they can be daunting to all students. The expanse of a page in front of them. The knowledge that what they is worth 15 to 20 marks. As daunting as it is, it doesn’t have to be impossible. Here are 6 ways of improving… Continue reading 6 Ways to improve extended writing
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