'The Real Dickensians' - Organizing Non-Fiction Writing

'The Real Dickensians' - Organizing Non-Fiction Writing
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9 MB|47 pages
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A unit of work that contains an abundance of pictures, anecdotes and reports based on the 'Scriven Report', which investigated the working conditions in the factories of 'The Potteries' (Stoke-on-Trent, England) in the mid 1800s.
Students use grids, writing frames and summarizing placemats to investigate and report on the working lives of young children, developing their ability to write informative texts, organize ideas and use relevant evidence in non fiction writing.
The VLE homework unit develops and embeds students' understanding of 'main idea' and 'supporting details' by using further extracts from the report.

Contents: (4-6 lesson scheme of work, full resources and lesson plans)
Classroom presentations
6 page workbook
VLE homework presentation
Grid for note-taking
Writing frame
Summarizing placemat
Peer assessment resource
Full lesson plans

Note: All images are free for use commercially.
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47 pages
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