Creative Writing

Story Word List 01

by admin on 18/04/2016

story_word_listThis resource is aimed at pupils starting off on the road to writing. It consists of a really basic vocabulary to get them writing some basic sentences about any topic. It contains a general list of 44 words that they might need to write a basic story. It also includes [click to continue…]

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Movie Reviews 02

by admin on 26/01/2015

Movie Reviews 02This resource is made up of promotional posters for eleven fictional movies. The resource can be used in lots of different ways. Pupils could be asked to give an oral presentation outlining the plot in the movie. They could be asked to do a written movie review detailing the characters, plot, setting and movie ending. Either of these activities could be done as individuals, in pair or group work. [click to continue…]

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Movie Reviews

by admin on 23/10/2014

Movie ReviewsThis resource is made up of promotional posters for nineteen fictional movies. The resource can be used in lots of different ways. Pupils could be asked to give an oral presentation outlining the plot in the movie. They could be asked to do a written movie review detailing the characters, plot, setting and movie ending. Either of these activities could be done as individuals, in pair or group work. [click to continue…]

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Lined Page #93

by admin on 03/06/2014

Lined Page #93A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative border featuring a coloured pencil design, suitable for presenting written material in the classroom, perhaps with a school or art theme.

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Lined Page #92

by admin on 12/05/2014

Lined Page 92A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative border featuring a top hat and umbrella design, suitable for presenting written material in the classroom, perhaps with a weather theme.

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Lined Page #91

May 6, 2014

A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative border featuring a mouse and cheese design, suitable for presenting written material in the classroom. (.pdf file 162 KB)

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Lined Page #90

April 14, 2014

A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative border featuring images of letters and envelopes, suitable for presenting written material in the classroom. (.pdf file 14.2 KB)

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Lined Page #89

February 17, 2014

A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative border and image suitable for presenting written material, perhaps especially for work on a food theme. (.pdf file 69.5 KB)

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Lined Page #88

January 15, 2014

A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative snake border suitable for presenting written material, perhaps especially for work on the zoo or wild animals. (.pdf file 28.6 KB) Download File

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Lined Page #87

January 15, 2014

A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative giraffe border suitable for presenting written material, perhaps especially for work on the zoo or wild animals. (.pdf file 28.6 KB)

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Designing A Book

January 8, 2014

Many teachers will be involved with writing books with their pupils for the Write-A-Book Project which is organised through many of the Education Centres around the country. Sometimes, a lot of work can go into the story element of the book with the result that the design element of the book can be neglected. It […]

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Lined Page #86

January 8, 2014

A4 portrait-aligned lined page with a decorative toothpaste border suitable for presenting written material, perhaps especially for SPHE work on care for teeth. (.pdf file 46.6 KB)

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Write-A-Book Project Resources

January 6, 2014

The Write-A-Book project started in the 1980s in Blackrock Education Centre and is now being run by many of the Education Centres around the country. It is a fantastic project that is heavily rooted in the curriculum and especially integrates the areas of creative writing in English and the Visual Arts. What distinguishes the project […]

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Guest Post: Book Creator App

November 11, 2013

If you use an iPad in your class, then spending €4.49 on the Book Creator App will be the best money you will spend. You should be warned that this will be a very enthusiastic review of an amazing app. Many schools I have spoken to about buying iPads are under a mistaken belief that […]

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34 Things To Do With A Novel

November 6, 2013

This resource contains 34 different suggestions of activities that can be done when doing a novel in class. They cover different writing genres, some creative art work as well as suggestions of websites and apps that could be used to enhance the experience of responding to a novel.

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