Romeo & Juliet: Timeline and Plot

Act in R&JWhat happens:Act 1 – PrologueFind out the story in a condensed versionAct 1, Scene 1: Verona. A public place.Servants of the Montagues (Romeo) and Capulets (Juliet) start street brawl showing rivalry and tension between the families. We discover Romeo loves Rosalind.Act 1, Scene 2: A street.Paris asks Capulet if he can marry Juliet. [...]

What makes good descriptive writing?

Sensory Description This is another great tool that will help you to establish sense of place and sensory description: here Imagery Imagery is a powerful tool in a writer's arsenal. Whether you decide to make explicit comparisons (through simile) or implicit comparisons (through metaphor), you can draw upon a range of connotation already held by [...]

Dystopian Creative Writing: The Night

Here is an wonderful exemplar of creative writing based on the conventions of Dystopia. This is a student piece written by Maryam Saad. Thank you for sharing your writing “Tell me.” The little girl whispered, curling up in her mother’s embrace. “About when the world was normal.” She sighed, looking down at her grimy face. [...]

Dystopian Creative Writing: The Room

Here is an excellent exemplar of creative writing based on the conventions of Dystopia. This is a student piece written by Mohamed Zakaria bin Mohamed Said. It is entitled, 'The Room'. Thank you for sharing your writing. The Room The small dull-grey clock read 8:30am. I rise from the simple white linen and I look [...]

Creative Writing: Dystopian Narratives

A short unit dedicated to Dystopian Literature; applying analytical skills to extracts from Dystopian texts then using them as stimulus for re-creative writing of the same genre. What makes good descriptive writing? Creative Writing - Knowledge OrganiserDownload Creative Writing Knowledge Organiser @awaken_english Our concept board for scintillating sentences https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWCGK4nneeU&t=354s Student Exemplars Dystopian Creative Writing: The [...]

Epic Narratives

A unit dedicated to Myths and Legends; exploring how epic narratives are formed and how we can use our creative writing skills to create epic narratives of our own. What makes good descriptive writing? Creative Writing - Knowledge OrganiserDownload Creative Writing Knowledge Organiser @awaken_english Here is our list of Tier 2 vocabulary for this unit, [...]

Dystopian Literature: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Weekly vocabulary lists for Dystopian Literature providing Tier 2 vocabulary for effective and sophisticated exploration of the text. Arabic translation of key vocabulary included for EAL students and word classes to encourage accurate word usage. Dystopia - Tier 2 VocabularyDownload

Dystopian Literature & The Giver: Knowledge Organiser

Knowledge Organiser based on conventions of Dystopian literature and The Giver. Including Tier 2 vocabulary for the unit that is supported in weekly vocabulary quizzes and in class 'word focus' work. Knowledge Organiser broken into three main parts: Context, Content and Concepts covered in the unit. Dystopia & The Giver - Knowledge OrganiserDownload