I am trying to get my y11s to deliberately plan a short task for the short writing question. Too many plan to write and simply write until the time runs out. My idea is to consciously plan for no more than 4 paragraphs to try and help them, structure their work.
This powerpoint and draft is designed to help students understand an approach to the writing which should deliver results.
I wrote alongside them, and post my offering here: marks out of 10? I did my best….
possible short task Simply my sample draft
possible-short-task-full-ppt possible-short-task full ppt The draft with discussion and explanation.
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