Writing prompts

Give me some advice is a great way to encourage students to provide non threatening advice, whilst improving their writing and listening-speaking skills.

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E3
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English
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Writing
ESOL
General ESOL

5 hand drawn storyboards – shopping, holidays, swimming, getting-up and a bank robbery! Pictures can be cut up, muddled and re-sequenced; simple sentences written out to match with pictures; sentences written in the present to be changed to past tense (ESOL); write sentences then join with conjunctions e.g. then, next; or simply as prompts for conversation and discussion.

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M7
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English
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Pre-entry
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Tutor notes, student hand-out (L1/2) about objective v subjective (persuasive) descriptions, reading activity on fact and opinion (in Estate Agent ads) with fill-in sheet, and lots of writing ideas. An ideal companion to our Estate Agents writing frame and the other popular resources in our Chomwell Green series. Originally used for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002.

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E2
E3
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English
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Find out about graphic organisers by completing the cloze. Then follow the instructions to create your own graphic organiser and plan a five paragraph magazine article in 5 minutes! All you need is your hand and a blank sheet of paper!

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E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/L1.1
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Chomwell Green is a picture prompt for shared group writing at any level. Originally used as an overhead transpareny for a class writing project (using adjectives) in Jan 2002 but could also be displayed on an interactive whiteboard. With teaching ideas and sample texts showing the use of positive and negative adjectives. One of a set of popular Chomwell Green resources (see below).

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E2
E3
L1
L2
English
Rs/E2.2
Rs/E3.2
Rs/L1.1
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Rt/L2.2
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Wt/E3.1
Wt/L1.1