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KS3 English - Classroom Creativity

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Summary

An English department embraces the new Key Stage 3 curriculum, using creativity to engage pupils and develop their writing, speaking and listening skills.

At Manor College of Technology in Hartlepool, Amy Coates uses a courtroom role-play to help Year 7 pupils develop their ability in writing to argue within a critical reading unit.

Jill Bullock encourages creativity in Year 8 by using props and group collaboration to help pupils develop a murder plot as the basis for a piece of imaginative writing.

Ashleigh Clark helps a Year 9 class improve their persuasive language, with the students trying to convince their peers that their own made-up words should be included in the dictionary.

Published : Mar 2009

15 mins

Roles

Secondary Teacher

Subjects

Secondary English

Writing

Speaking & listening

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