Narrative Writing: Detective Assignment

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Key takeaways
How to decide on the purpose of your narrative writing
Revising indirect characterisation techniques and the ‘unreliable narrator’
Understanding the 5-point narrative arc
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.

Narrative writing is an important skill that is needed for students at every stage. In this class, students will get an overview of how to structure narrative writing, based on a specific narrative writing assignment. ‘Write a story that involves a detective.’ They will be shown how use effective characterisation as well as adopting the narrative arc in order to structure a story that is intriguing and enjoyable for readers.

Related Classes: If you enjoy descriptive writing, have a look at our Life Skills class on 'Building a Creative Writing Habit' and our Career Guidance classes on 'How to Become a Freelance Writer' and 'Getting a Book Published'.

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students in Year 8/S2 or any higher level younger students or any students wanting to practice their Narrative writing with a given assignment. 

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.
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