Knowledge Bank - Creative Teaching & Learning | KS5

How To Improve Older Students' Writing Skills

Its a fundamental mistake to assume that older children have learned to write effectively by the time they reach 16 and older. Often the underlying skills to effectively think through an argument and present it clearly, are missing. Even if a child has the logical and analytical skills structuring an essay is a taught skill. This knowledge Bank draws together some articles and resources which may help you scaffold effective essay writing and responding to extended exam questions.

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