Descriptive Writing: Victorian London

Curriculum support20 mins£3

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Key takeaways
How to engage readers using sensory description
Using descriptive techniques
Understanding the ‘drop-zoom-flash-echo’ method in order 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.

Descriptive writing is an important skill that is needed for students at every stage. In this class, students will be given an overview of how to write descriptively for a specific descriptive writing assignment: ‘Describe a street in Victorian London.’ They will be shown how to use a range of descriptive techniques as well as how to adopt an effective structure to engage and entertain 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'.

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:

Any students in Year 9 or S3 who are keen to develop and improve their descriptive writing skills, 

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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