Year 11 Homework Site
How to Revise (film)
Year 11 Classwork Activities
Preparing for Assessment
Links to NCEA standards
Adding transitions to your powerpoint
Adding Voice to a Presentation
How to Prezi
How to Take a Screen Shot
Essay Writing Skills
Adding detail to your essay paragraphs
Aiming for Excellence
Analysing a Text
What is analysis
Areas to consider when writing an English essay
Combining Setting and Theme
Connections Essay Writing Structure
Developing the Discussion in your essay
Get away from telling the story
How to Compare and Contrast
How to describe
How to describe character
How to describe setting
Aspects of Setting
How to Structure an Essay
How to Structure Connections Essays L2
How to write an introduction to an essay
How to write a strong essay introduction
How to Write Better Explanations
Stick to the Question
What's a synopsis?
wider world connections
Writing about theme
Writing an introduction
Writing extended paragraphs
Writing More Succinctly
Causes of war
Dropping the "I" out of your writing
There Their They're
Grid Thinking Game
How to Identify Theme in a Text
Ideas for Improving your Ideas
How to develop an idea
Drafting and Redrafting
How Does A Quote Show A Theme?
Making Connections Activity
Persuasive Writing Style
How to Summarise
How to Storyboard
How to Describe Character
How to write a more complex introduction
How to make a speech
How to Use Supporting Statements
Mise en scene
Class Activities 2014
Level 2 - Create a visual and verbal text - Modelling Stage2
Level 2 - Create a visual and verbal text - Modelling
Level 2 - Create a visual text - Teaching Sequence
Level 2 - Create a visual text PLANNER
Level 2 - Connections Assessment
Level 2 - Visual Text Exam Prior Year Questions
Level 3 - Create a visual and verbal text - Modelling
Designing Interview Questions
Learn about inference
Adding Emotive Words
When writing connections between ideas, the following 'linking phrases' might be useful:
ext A and Text B BOTH DISCUSS HOW....
Author X and Author Y BOTH ILLUSTRATE THAT....
This connects with the idea that.....
However, whilst the texts are similar in this way, they differ because....
This is the same as.....
Whilst author 1 and author 2 both show........ their methods are somewhat different because......
By showing the audience [example from film] the director (A )is commenting on the same idea as writer (Z)...
Both the director and the writer clearly make the point that....
The writers encourage the viewer/reader to consider the concept of.........within today's society.
These texts all make us think about......
When confronted with the [theme] the characters in each text respond similarly, for example......
A significant connection between these texts is....
Despite the different genres, the message is the same that of.....'
A deeper interpretation of the idea presented in these 4 texts in relation to today's society is....
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