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'Fairground' themed descriptive writing pack, ideal for 11+ students.

A great and varied pack for 11+ preparation which helps you to add colour and variety to your compositions. Fairgrounds are a great topic, because they are full of great details and offer you an enjoyable way of developing your vocabulary range, subject variety and range of expression. Included in this pack are:

  1. A full ISEB style multiple choice comprehension based on an extract from 'The Fire-Eaters' by David Almond.
  2. A full set of answers to the comprehensions.
  3. A useful PowerPoint film on descriptive writing and the key skills you need to excel in it.
  4. TWO tasks in one: fairground brainstormer and sensory language ideas grid activities.
  5. Fab and funky 'Fairground vocabulary and phrases' mini-thesaurus sheet.
  6. A Powerpoint film focusing on how to tackle the task of describing a visit to a fairground.
  7. A sample descriptive response written by students, to inspire and motivate.

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Fairground brainbuster overview.txt (1 KB)
Fairground ideas brainbuster and sensory language grid for planning descriptive writing.pdf (360 KB)
Fairground McNulty comprehension task with extract.pdf (443 KB)
Fairground overview of WHOLE PACK.txt (1 KB)
Fairground vocabulary bank of words and phrases.pdf (208 KB)
Final word file sample descriptive student composition.pdf (591 KB)
FINAL McNulty comprehension task with extract.pdf (380 KB)
Final sample descriptive student composition.pdf (646 KB)
Multiple Choice answers for McNulty practce comprehension.pdf (341 KB)
What is Descriptive Writing.mpg (184,835 KB)

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