- Format:Cambridge Elevate
- Subject(s):English Language
- Author(s):Martin Phillips, Mike Ferguson
- Available from: February 2015
A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 GCSE English Language qualifications.
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The Writing Workshops provide a practice-based approach to developing writing skills for GCSE English Language. Suitable for all specifications, this enhanced digital resource will inspire students as writers at GCSE and beyond. The resource draws on DfE and NATE guidance and the authors’ experience in successfully running writing workshops at GCSE for many years. Students are helped to understand the writing process. The Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Edition includes rich video content, including interviews with writers and broadcasters. Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Elevate app.
Cambridge Elevate enhanced editions are fully customisable and interactive, with extensive annotation and bookmarking tools making texts more accessible for students.
Cambridge Elevate enhanced editions include rich digital content created by English teachers with students’ needs in mind.
Cambridge Elevate enhanced editions allow teacher–student messaging, helping you connect with your class in a timely and practical way.
Available online and on tablet devices through the Cambridge Elevate app.
Suitable for all GCSE specifications.
A practice-based approach to developing writing skills, with a specific focus and outcome.
Includes creative, narrative, descriptive and discursive writing tasks which build communication, organisation and accuracy skills.
Resources are suitable for all ability levels.
Free Cambridge Elevate Teacher’s Resources with each Cambridge Elevate-enhanced Edition allow for easy linking and cross reference, and provide comprehensive planning support with additional opportunities for differentiation and extension.
- 1. Word power
- 2. Setting the scene
- 3. This is how to organise writing. No it isn't.
- 4. Lists in a sentence
- 5. Lists of three
- 6. The power of speech
- 7. Banning words
- 8. Don't stop the train 1
- 9. Don't stop the train 2
- 10. Language bites
- 11. Pitching in
- 12. Instruct and advise with style
- 13. Create drama and suspense
- 14. It was a dark and stormy sentence
- 15. Pete can't speak, but you can
- 16. In someone else's shoes
- 17. Which side are you on?
Mike has been an English Teacher for 30 years in 11-18 schools, with 18 years spent as Head of Department. He has written a number of educational publications and has contributed to various journals. Mike has also made contributions to Teachit and has written for a number of poetry publications
Martin taught English in 11-18 schools and after a spell as a Vice Principal he moved into advisory work. Martin has also worked as an Ofsted Registered Inspector and ran his own consultancy focusing specifically on raising attainment in English. Working as the Director of the Digital Media Education Centre he produced over 30 books and DVDs supporting the teaching of English and Media Studies and has also written textbooks for major publishers.
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