Writing Creatively for GCSE English Language: Short Stories (exams from 2017)

Writing Creatively for GCSE English Language: Short Stories (exams from 2017)

Prepare for the 2015 GCSE specifications with this step-by-step exploration of creative writing.

Student-friendly notes and activities cover 10 key areas of short-story writing including structure, setting, pace and punctuation. Enhanced with useful tips and inspirational quotes – all the tools your students need to write their own creative pieces!

Plan your lessons

  • Ready-made lesson structures with suggested timings – easy to plan into SOWs
  • Cross-referenced to the AOs with clear teaching objectives

Inspire your students

  • A variety of interesting extract-based activities include sketching, acting and comic strips
  • Differentiated to challenge higher-ability students
  • PLUS end-of-pack practice questions – students can apply new techniques to long-answer tasks
  • Filled with carefully selected extracts to inspire an appreciation of the short-story genre
  • Examples range from modern writers (Margaret Attwood) to the classics (Edgar Allen Poe)

‘The strength in this resource lies in its ability to provide a comprehensive set of skills necessary to complete a creative writing assessment via the different topics that are covered. Students will become familiar with the stages needed to plan a story and how techniques such as pace, tension and structure can be used for effect.’ – D LaGambina, Teacher

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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