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Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)

This week we focused on poetry and the devices used in it to make it effective. Continue reading “Week 7: Poetic devices (Greg)”

Week 6: Craft, Show & Don’t Tell, Syntax & Metaphor and Word Choice (Greg)

Crafting:

This week we looked at the crafting and syntax of our writing. Our main task of this week was to find a piece of our written work that we wish to improve in stages. I chose to draft and improve my setting description piece of writing. Continue reading “Week 6: Craft, Show & Don’t Tell, Syntax & Metaphor and Word Choice (Greg)”

Research Profile Power Point (Leasa)

This is the link to my Research Profile Power Point

 

Week 5: Theme, Tone and Genre (Greg)

Theme: the subject of a piece of writing – a topic.

Genre: literary styles or conventions

Tone:¬†the¬†attitude and characteristics of a place, situation, piece of writing etc. Continue reading “Week 5: Theme, Tone and Genre (Greg)”

Week Four – Storytelling (Greg)

This week we focused on storytelling, and we explored to skills of character, plot and setting. Continue reading “Week Four – Storytelling (Greg)”

Week Two – Research (Greg)

Top 25 words:

This week we looked at  researching a story to write an article on, and we were instructed to craft the first 25 words of our story  in a way that would captivate readers and make them want to read on. I based my article on a shooting in America, and my 25 words were:

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Week One – Skills (Greg)

Descriptive Writing: The craft of exploring and describing the setting of a person, a place, an object or an event.

One way that I put this skill to use was by completing a ‘Why I Write’ task issued to the class by our tutor.

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