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24AUT 13+ Non-Fiction Writing1-Helen

Phase 1. 1-to-3.

  • Starts 27 Sept
  • 580 British pounds


Service Description

Phase 1 It is a 1-to-3 course. Leo Education's 13+ Non-Fiction Writing course equips students with the essential skills to excel in crafting compelling and purposeful non-fiction texts. Students will gain a critical understanding of the different types of texts within the non-fiction genre, including newspaper articles, opinion writing, informal and formal letters, as well as biographical and autobiographical writing. Our course is specifically tailored to students preparing for their GCSE English Language examination and represents 25% of the overall marks to be gained in the exam. Students will receive targeted guidance on exam-specific requirements, including question interpretation, and effective response strategies. By the end of the course, participants will have learned the art of structuring their writing to convey information clearly, persuasively, and with precision. 1: Types of non-fiction texts and their target audience Develop reading and analysis skills essential for understanding non-fiction texts.. HW: Analysis of the genre, audience and purpose of different types of non-fiction texts. 2: Understanding newspaper writing Identify the features of news articles and understand different types of news articles HW: Analysis of different types of news articles 3: How to write a travel article To write a persuasive travel article, including writing catchy headlines HW: Writing a newspaper article 4: Opinion writing Articulate a strong and persuasive opinion on a topic. HW: Writing an opinion piece 5: Comparing texts from different eras of history / Using sophisticated punctuation Analyze and compare perspectives in non-fiction texts from different time periods. HW: Analysis exercise based on lesson’s content. 6: Writing to complain Understand the purpose of letter writing and the various contexts for correspondence HW: Writing a letter 7: Exploring autobiographies and biographies / Types of sentences To understand the distinction between autobiographical and biographical writing. HW: Analysis exercise based on lesson’s content 8: Writing a biography of a well known person To write a biography HW: Writing a biography 9: Proofreading and Uplevelling To improve the technical accuracy of our writing HW: Editing exercise based on marking and feedback on prior work. 10: Final Assessment and Feedback To display knowledge of all you have learned HW: Revision

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