Year 9 Set 3 Lesson Plan example (2) – Creative writing

This lesson plan is for a lower ability group i.e. set 3 with 4 being the bottom.

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Group Year 9 Set 3                                                             Date __20 May __________

 

 

Unit Of Work.  Creative Writing
Teaching Aim. 

 

To develop writing in preparation for GCSEObjective for board:

Understand and use brain blooming and mind mapping

To write a brief for a publisher

Learning Outcomes.  (Differentiate learning outcomes  into All pupils will, Most pupils will and Some pupils will). 

All pupils will attempt the tasks

Most pupils will develop a style of writing that is appropriate

Some pupils will  write accurately and with imagination

Lesson Content. 

Main Activity(ies)

 

 

 

 

 

Brain blooming/ storming – generate a list of ideas that could be an inspiration for a story – eg famous people, acts of heroism etc                                                                                                  10 Mins

Introduce mind mapping and its conceptual use.                5 mins

Use mind mapping to generate story ideas and plots        30 Mins

Discuss genres

Mind map descriptive words

Place

Feelings

Characters

Interaction

Create a brief for a publisher                                                10 mins

The brief should include: The target audience, brief outline of story, interesting points eg local history, factual content etc

 

Differentiation  Introduce scaffolding, differentiation by negotiation and outcome 
 Extension Work.

 

 Connectives for complex sentences

 

 Plenary

 

 Discuss and share ideas                                                         5 Mins
 Resources Interactive whiteboard, examples of mind maps, colouring pencils
LSA (How do LSA’s contribute to the learning process). No present
Assessment (What strategies are you using to assess learning). GCSE criteria 
Key words  Mind mapping, audience, brief, publisher
Basic Skills.Literacy, numeracy ICT. W 7 Sn2, 5 Wr 5
  

Date Due

H/W  Research two different characters from two novels.  Write a description of them and their background. 1 A4 sheet minimumMonday the 24th of May

Of Mice and Men – Who is being described here? 2

‘She had full, rouged lips and wide spaced eyes, heavily made up. Her fingernails were red. Her hair hung in little rolled clusters, like sausages. Her voice had a brittle, nasal quality.’

Character:

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Notes:

‘A tall man … he combed his long black damp hair straight back. … he moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen. … His hatchet face was ageless. He might have been thirty-five or fifty.’

Character:

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‘A powerful, big-stomached man’

Character:

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‘The angry little man …’

Character:

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‘…calm godlike eyes’

Character:

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‘… thick-bodied’

Character:

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‘A young labouring man … His sloping shoulders were bent forward, and he walked heavily on his heels, as though he carried an invisible grain bag.’

Character:

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‘A lean Negro head, lined with pain, the eyes patient’

Character:

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‘His body was bent over to the left by his crooked spine, and his eyes lay deep in his head, and because of their depth seemed to glitter with intensity… ‘

Character:

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‘She was very pretty and simple, and her face was sweet and young’

Character:

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‘… a little fat old woman. She wore thick bull’s eye glasses and she wore a huge gingham apron with pockets, and she was starched and clean.’

Character:

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Chinese character-female or girl

Continuing chinese character learning todays word is female or girl.

來學正體字 Learn Traditional Chinese Characters

The character 女[ㄋㄩˇ] means female or girl. Here is the stroke order animation and pronunciation. Here are the individual strokes for writing the character. Here is the evolution of 女.

女[ㄋㄩˇ]兒[ㄦˊ] – daughter
女[ㄋㄩˇ]士[ㄕˋ] – Ms.
女[ㄋㄩˇ]婿[ㄒㄩˋ] – son-in-law

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