Descriptive Writing: Escaping Medusa's Lair!

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
How to engage readers using sensory description.
Re-visiting descriptive techniques.
Understanding the ‘zooming-in’ method to structure descriptive writing.
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

A good grasp of descriptive writing is an important requirement in English and comes up at every stage. In this class, students will get an overview of how to structure a piece descriptive writing by imagining that they are a hero who is escaping Medusa’s lair. Students will add learn how to add various adjectives and ambitious vocabulary to make their writing stand out and add depth to their writing. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 and 8 but is great for any student who likes writing!

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for pupils in Years 7-8 or S1- S2 or any student who is interested in writing.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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