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 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

An Inspector Calls: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Weekly vocabulary lists for An Inspector Calls providing Tier 2 vocabulary for effective and sophisticated exploration of the text. Arabic translation included for EAL students and synonyms to encourage variety of word choice. An Inspector Calls - Tier 2 Vocabulary

ESL: Natural World

ESL:  Natural World

ESL Natural World Week 1 Vocabulary Quizizz PODCAST: Living on Earth  English Language podcast focusing on the environment and climate change Tier 2 Vocabulary and Definitions:  VocabularyDefinition1Artificial (adj.)Made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally2AlternativeAnother or different option, possibility or choice3Ecologists (n.)People who study the relationship between living things and their environment4Scarce (adj.)Something [...]

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Purple Hibiscus: Tier 2 Vocabulary

  Vocabulary Definition 1 Penitent Feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds 2 Lineage Tracking of direct descent and ancestry usually for pedigree 3 Reverence A feeling of profound respect for someone or something 4 Benevolence Kind and fair with power 5 Disconsolately Grief-stricken loneliness 6 Indigenous Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native [...]

Romeo & Juliet: Homework Study Schedule

Romeo & Juliet: Homework Study Schedule

Week 1: Year 8 Playlist Prologue as Sonnet Pre-watching. Make sure you add to our class annotations of the Prologue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0wtMTRld5k&list=PLwaLIaLu8wcwh1ywG3MpAlP8Rtg-35L3s&index=5   Quizizz Class Quiz on the Prologue fill in the gaps https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5a9c45e5045147001add2602/romeo-and-juliet-prologue Learn Week 1 spellings and definitions of Tier 2 Vocabulary https://awakenenglish.com/romeo-juliet/   Complete Quizizz Class Quiz on the Week 1 Vocabulary https://quizizz.com/admin/quiz/5e9430534e2dc0001ba5abc6 [...]

Edexcel Poetry Anthology: Tier 2 Vocabulary

Important vocabulary for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Poetry Anthology part of the exam. The words selected either appear in the poems themselves as trickier language or can be used in analysis. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary Translation Definition Synonym 1 Congregation (n.) مجمع A group of people assembled for religious [...]