In teaching, reading is usually succeeded by essay writing to explore, understand and analyse texts in greater detail. Find below our series of resources aimed at developing essay writing skills.
Reading and Writing Posters: Useful classroom reminders, for walls or books, to help remind pupils what should be included in their writing and considerations.
Rules of Essay Writing Card Sort: Download below - a quick and easy card sort to remind pupils what should and shouldn't be in an essay.
Research and Planning Sheet: Download below - a resource that can be adapted for a task or topic after a reading activity or to extend pupils' knowledge.
P.E.E. Mobiles: A really good strategy for checking analytical writing - you give pupils the 'point' but they have to get it checked with you/your TA/higher level pupils before they get 'evidence' and again for 'explanation', before they get to build the mobile when it's all perfect!
Peer Assessment Pack: Handy peer assessment guides for Reading and Essay writing adaptable for a variety of scenarios, saving you time and effort.
Find our essay writing resources to download and purchase here.