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Using Film to Teach the Structural Features of Narrative Writing

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This term I have been working to understand what AQA mean by ‘structural features’ in the writing mark scheme of their new GCSE.   Since paragraphing, discourse markers and even sentence structure are mentioned elsewhere in the descriptors then I have fallen back on narrative structure as the place to begin my teaching. With a unit designed around ‘Other Worlds’ we began under the sea. The first lesson started with a curious picture of the earth […]