Opinion Writing: Achieving Grade 7

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Key takeaways
Understanding audience and using persuasive techniques at ‘Grade 7’.
Structure, Content and Organisation for Opinion writing at ‘Grade 7’.
VSSPG and Technical accuracy for Opinion writing at ‘Grade 7’.
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.

In this mini-series of 3 classes, students will get an overview of how to write at (notional) Grade standards. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of what is needed for writing at 'Grade 5' such as audience, persuasive techniques, structure, content, organisation, VSSPG, and technical accuracy. Students will be using the topic Children should be working part-time before they are 16 years old!’

Check out the mini-series: English: Achieving Grade 5 in Opinion Writing and English: Achieving Grade 9 in Opinion Writing.


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 students in Year 10-11 or S4-S5. 

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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