Year 9

Grammar for Writing

Lessons (8)

  • This lesson will revise some core grammar rules, focusing on sentence construction, fluency and accuracy. In this unit, we will write with a focus on expressing and articulating ideas as clearly and effectively as possible.
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  • In this lesson, we will revise the use of semicolons and explore how they can help to improve the clarity and cohesion of our writing.
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  • In this lesson, we will refine our work by considering how we could use colons to emphasise key ideas, expand on our points and add clarity to our writing.
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  • In this lesson, we will recap some of the core grammatical structures and rules that we have already studied in this unit and apply them in a piece of writing. We will also learn about rhetoric and think about ethos, logos and pathos.
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  • In this lesson, we will work on improving our rhetorical skills and our clarity of expression, with a particular emphasis on building an effective counterargument.
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  • In this lesson, we will build our confidence with commonly confused words and homophones that often cause misconceptions. We will look at examples such as practise/practice, their/they're/there and its/it's. We will try to master some of the rules to help you write with maximum accuracy.
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  • In this lesson, we will be covering how to use brackets and dashes accurately.We will be using them to explore how you can create a convincing narrative voice.
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  • In this lesson, we will continue to refine the skills we have developed through this unit by creating a piece of writing in reponse to an image to showcase and practise the craft of writing we have developed so far. We will begin with a quiz to review some of the core concepts we have been taught, before planning and writing a description.
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