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ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Dr Rachel Knightley helps student build confidence and gain clarify on what a well-structured written answer needs, across the Edexcel English syllabuses. Set yourself clear objectives and improve your results, both in the classroom and under exam pressure. This two-hour course will provide strong, accessible templates to help you address questions and structure clear, effective answers in all your written work
BENEFITS OF THIS WEBINAR
- Equip yourself with a strong template of questions to ask and address in written answers, in coursework and under examination conditions.
- Build confidence on the page with strong, clear and focused written answers.
- Explore and express how to make individual responses to set texts, indentify key words in set questions and write confident answers.
- Consolidate your knowledge of advanced exam technique, to ensure you maximise your potential.
4.00pm – 4.45pm: Strengthening the Foundations: Structuring Essays for Success
- Identify and address the three key sections of essay templates and how to interrelate them in your answer: introduction, topic paragraphs, conclusion, and how to illustrate a logical, developing argument.
- Explore ‘small, big changes’ for instantly clarifying a paragraph through sentence control.
- Deepen responses through ‘What then Why’ templates.
4.45pm – 5.00pm: Balancing information and analysis
- Identify and address key issues that affect your written work and how to turn them to your advantage.
- Explore talking exercises to develop arguments in the classroom and translate them to the page.
- Utilising topic sentences: how to map out a successful essay in the classroom and replicate the key structural ingredients in the exam room.
5.00pm – 5.30pm: Good Writing under Exam Pressure
- Clarify the key points to remember for writing in exam conditions.
- Making friends with the question: how to help students recognise when they are tempted to stray from the question being asked and how to turn their answer around.
- Turning initial ideas into great paragraphs: tips, techniques and writing prompts to help the work “write itself” faster and better.
5.30pm: Session ends