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KS3 English Writing: Journalism (6/6)

1 April @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am BST



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KS3 English Writing: Journalism (Lesson 6)

In this topic, students will explore how to write a range of different types of journalism. Focussing on nature as our theme, we will write in the style of opinion pieces, lifestyle articles and investigative journalism.

We will learn to use language for effects,  create different tones such as positivity or outrage and use language to inform and persuade. We will learn how to structure our writing that makes it more informative, persuasive and understandable.

Writing non-fiction texts is a key skill for KS3 students and will form part of any English GCSE they eventually take. English language papers often involve students writing non-fiction texts such as journalism and so the broader range of non-fiction texts students have dealt with, the more confident they can be of success in an exam.

Lessons are standalone, though we do advise attending all lessons. These lessons also link with the Journalism Reading lessons on Wednesdays.

Prior Learning: Students need not have studied this topic before. If they have, then this is a  great opportunity for revision!

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David Martin MA, PGCE

David is a qualified English teacher with a master’s degree in contemporary literature.  He worked in secondary schools for four years before leaving to become a professional tutor. David has been tutoring a range of students for two years now and really loves the opportunity to make a real difference and inspire young minds! He also teaches philosophy lessons and is a co-founder of Tutor Led Learning.

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1 April
11:00 am - 11:50 am BST
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Suggested age group
KS3 - 10+
Lesson dates
25/02/21, 04/03/21, 11/03/21, 18/03/21, 25/03/21, 01/04/21