What makes good descriptive writing?

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 [...]

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat

A Game of Polo with a Headless Goat - Annotated Extract: Game of Polo with a Headless Goat: Notes on the Language and Tone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OcNgvP8_js https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUHQTpANB70&t=2s

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan - Analysis Breakdown Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan - Annotated Extract: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IEOFWz8360&t=3s

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan Analysis Breakdown

Beyond the Sky and Earth: A Journey into Bhutan Analysis Breakdown

A breakdown of the non-fiction text from the Edexcel English Language Non-Fiction Anthology. Exploring GAPS, title analysis and a paragraph by paragraph coverage of indicative content. Useful for supporting student revision and embedding sound understanding of linguistic features within the text. Genre: Well-researched, informative, travel writing piece. Retrospective but written in present tense for immediacy. [...]

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin

A fully annotated copy of the short story 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin to support the teaching of Edexcel IGCSE English Language Poetry & Prose Anthology. This can also be used to guide the teaching of this prose text as a coursework element. 'The Story of an Hour' by Kate Chopin Fully [...]

Protected: Edexcel IGCSE English Literature: Poetry & Prose Coursework

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Essay Writing Guidance

Essay Writing Guidance

Essay Writing Guidance Supporting your essay writing skills in GCSE and A-level Effective opening with a tricolonTry to distil your ideas under three main umbrella headings. In your exams you are writing under timed conditions and therefore must prioritise what you will focus your time on.This will also help you evaluate and organise your ideas [...]

Protected: Miss Dunn’s GCSE English Modern Drama Coursework

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Edexcel IGCSE Exam Breakdowns

Edexcel IGCSE Exam Breakdowns

The breakdowns of timings, marks and exam technique for Edexcel IGCSE Literature and Language A exams. Language: Non-fiction Anthology, Transactional Writing components Literature: Unseen Poetry, Edexcel Poetry Anthology and Modern Prose components Subscriber Content Download here: Edexcel IGCSE Language Exam DiagramDownload Edexcel IGCSE Literature Exam DiagramDownload Subscribe to get access Download high-quality PDF examples of [...]