Subject: English Language

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Welcome to GCSE English! This subject is aimed at those studying English at GCSE level across the range of exam boards. By purchasing this subject you will have access to lessons covering Reading (analysing writers’ language choices, techniques and effects; structure and form choices and their effects; making comparisons between texts), Writing (transactional writing; creative writing; writing skills and writing for different audiences / for different purposes; vocabulary and writing techniques) and Grammar (word classes; sentence structures; punctuation) and lessons an all aspects of both GCSE papers. The scope of the lessons in this subject is extensive to cover all aspects of the syllabus and all Assessment Objectives.

This subject includes:

  • Reading
  • Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar
  • Successful Writing

This subject and topic includes the following lessons

Acronym

In this lesson, we are looking at the definition and examples of acronyms. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly and more!

 

26/11/2020

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Adding 'ly'

A lesson on spelling words adding 'ly'. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e'

A lesson looking at adding suffix to words ending in ' e '. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

26/11/2020

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Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y'

A lesson looking at adding a suffix to words ending in ' y '. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips and more! 

26/11/2020

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Adding Close Description

A look at adding close descriptions. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips and more!

27/11/2020

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Adverbs

A lesson looking at definitions and different examples of adverbs. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Affix

This lesson is explaining affixes. We are exploring examples of an affix being used in sentences. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Alliteration - How to Analyse

A look at how to analyse alliteration.

28/11/2020

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Alliteration - Plosives

In this lesson we are looking at plosives within alliteration.

28/11/2020

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Alliteration - Sibilance

In this lesson we are looking at sibilance within alliteration.

28/11/2020

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Alliteration - What is Alliteration?

A lesson explaining what alliteration is, how to use it, and recognize it in text. 

28/11/2020

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Analysing Structure

A lesson on analysing structure of text. This lesson is a part of the Reading series, alongisde other lessons on this Topic such as High Level Language Analysis, Analytical Paragraphs and more. 

26/11/2020

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Analytical Paragraphs

In this lesson, we are focussing on reading and creating Analytical Paragraphs. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more!

26/11/2020

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Antonyms

This lesson explains the definition of Antonyms and how to use them in sentences. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more!

26/11/2020

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Apostrophes for Possession

In this lesson, we are looking at Apostrophes for Possession and how to use them. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

28/11/2020

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Article

A lesson looking at the different articles in real-life contexts. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Audience

A lesson looking at the different audiences in transactional writing. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips and more! 

28/11/2020

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Complement

This lesson is about Complement and how to use it in a sentence. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

27/11/2020

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Completing Your Work

A lesson looking at tips to completing your work. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

28/11/2020

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Complex Sentences

A lesson explaining complex sentences and how to use them. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

28/11/2020

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Compound Nouns

A lesson explaining what a noun is and how to use and identify a noun in a sentence. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

 

26/11/2020

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Compound Sentences

A lesson explaining compound sentences and looking at examples. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

28/11/2020

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Connectives - First, Then, Next and Finally

A lesson explaining connectives to sequence parts of the text, such as first, then, next, and finally. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

28/11/2020

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Crafting an Impactful Introduction

A lesson on how to make your introduction impactful. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

27/11/2020

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Describing a Setting

An explanation of how to describe a setting.

28/11/2020

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Determiners

A lesson explaining the definition and examples of determiners.

26/11/2020

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Dialect

A lesson explaining dialect.

28/11/2020

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Doubling the Final Consonant When Adding 'er', 'ed', 'est' or 'ing'

A lesson on doubling the final consonant when adding 'er', 'ed', 'est' or 'ing'. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y' , Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly and more. 

26/11/2020

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Ellipsis

A lesson explaining how to use an ellipsis.

28/11/2020

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Emotive Language

A lesson looking at emotive language.

28/11/2020

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Exclamations

A lesson explaining exclamations.

28/11/2020

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Figurative Language

A look into figurative language.

26/11/2020

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Finite Verb - Episode 1

Episode 1 on finite verbs and how to use them in sentence.

26/11/2020

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Finite Verb - Episode 2

Episode 2 of continuing to look at finite verbs.

26/11/2020

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Form

In this lesson, we are looking at forms of transactional writing. This lesson is a part of the Transaction Writing series, alongside other lessons such as Anecdote, Purpose, Emotive Language, and more. 

 

28/11/2020

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Fronted and Embedded Nouns

A lesson explaining the definition and examples of nouns.

26/11/2020

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High Level Language Analysis

A lesson on analysing quotations on a higher level standards.

26/11/2020

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Homographs

A look at homographs.

26/11/2020

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Homonyms

A lesson explaining the meaning of homonyms as well as looking at examples of them in a sentence.

27/11/2020

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Homophones - Episode 1

Episode 1 of looking at common homophones.

27/11/2020

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Homophones - Episode 2

Episode 2 of looking at common homophones.

27/11/2020

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How to Avoid Writing Clichés

A lesson explaining how to avoid writing clichés.

28/11/2020

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How to Compare

A lesson on basic comparison skills.

26/11/2020

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How to Evaluate

A lesson on key skills to use when looking at unseen extracts.

26/11/2020

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How to Read Through a Text

A lesson explaining different extracts and how to read them.

26/11/2020

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How to Start

A lesson on how to start off a successful piece of writing.

27/11/2020

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Hyphen

A lesson explaining how to use a hyphen.

28/11/2020

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Iambic Pentameter

A lesson explaining iambic pentameter.

28/11/2020

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Idioms

A lesson looking at Idioms.

27/11/2020

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Imperatives

A lesson on the use of imperatives.

27/11/2020

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Improving Description

A lesson explaining how to improve your descriptive writing.

28/11/2020

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Improving Sentences

A lesson explaining how to improve your sentences.

28/11/2020

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Improving Vocabulary

A lesson explaining how to improve your vocabulary.

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Inflections

A lesson looking at the definition of inflections and how to use them.

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Introduction

A lesson on analysing different extracts.

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Introduction to Inference

An introduction to inference.

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Introduction to Writing Successfully

A lesson introducing how to write successfully.

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Inverted Commas

A lesson explaining how to use inverted commas.

28/11/2020

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Long or Short Vowel Sounds

A lesson looking at spelling tips for long or short vowel sounds. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Metaphor - How to Write

In this lesson, we are looking at metaphors, what they mean and how to use them.  This lesson is a part of the Techniques for Writing series alongside other related lessons such as Alliteration - How to Analyse, Simile - Avoiding Clichés, Metaphor - Medium Analysis, and more! 

28/11/2020

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Metonyms

A lesson explaining metonyms and looking at examples.

27/11/2020

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Modal Verbs

A lesson explaining the definition of model verbs.

26/11/2020

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Morpheme

A lesson explaining the definition of morpheme.

26/11/2020

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Neologisms

A lesson looking at the definition of neologism and examples of it.

27/11/2020

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Non-Finite Verb

A lesson on non-finite words and how to spot them in a sentence.

26/11/2020

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Nouns

A lesson explaining the definition and examples of nouns.

26/11/2020

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Onomatopoeia

A lesson focusing on onomatopoeia.

27/11/2020

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Palindrome

A lesson on palindrome and how to use it.

27/11/2020

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Paragraphs - Episode 1

The first episode explaining writing in paragraphs.

28/11/2020

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Paragraphs - Episode 2

The second episode explaining writing in paragraphs.

28/11/2020

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Pathetic Fallacy

An explanation of the phrase pathetic fallacy.

28/11/2020

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Planning

In this lesson we are looking at planning in creative writing. 

27/11/2020

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Plural and Singular Nouns - Episode 1

Episode 1 of looking at plural and singular nouns.

26/11/2020

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Plural and Singular Nouns - Episode 2

Episode 2 of continuing to look at plural and singular nouns.

26/11/2020

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Plural of Sounds Ending in 'o'

A lesson looking at plurals of nouns ending in ' o '. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Predicate

A lesson looking at the definition of predicate and how to use it.

26/11/2020

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Prepositions

A lesson explaining prepositions.

28/11/2020

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Punctuation

A lesson on punctuation.

27/11/2020

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Questions

A lesson explaining questions.

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Redrafting

A lesson looking at self-assessing and redrafting your work.

27/11/2020

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Root Word

A lesson looking at the definition of root word.

26/11/2020

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Sentence - Episode 1

Episode 1 on sentences.

26/11/2020

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Sentence - Episode 2

Episode 2 of continuing to look at sentences and structure.

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Sentence Overview

A lesson giving an overview of sentences.

28/11/2020

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Separating Clauses

A lesson explaining how to use commas to separate clauses.

28/11/2020

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Separating Items in a List

A lesson explaining how to use commas to separate items in a list.

28/11/2020

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Simile - What is a Simile?

In this lesson, we are looking at the word simile and its examples and definition. This lesson is a part of the Techniques for Writing series alongside other related lessons such as Medium Analysis, Literature Analysis, What is a Metaphor and more. 

28/11/2020

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Simple Sentences

A lesson explaining simple sentences.

28/11/2020

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Slow Writing

An explanation of how to use the skill of slow writing.

28/11/2020

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Speech Marks and Inverted Commas

A lesson explaining how to use speech marks and inverted commas.

28/11/2020

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Spelling Tips

A lesson on spelling tips concentrating on ' i ' before ' e '. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Standard English

A lesson explaining standard English.

28/11/2020

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Statement

A lesson explaining statements.

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Structure

A lesson on structure.

26/11/2020

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Subject

A lesson looking at the definition of a subject in a sentence.

26/11/2020

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Successful Creative Writing

A lesson explaining successful creative writing.

28/11/2020

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Suffix

A lesson looking at suffix in sentences.

26/11/2020

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Synonyms

A lesson on synonyms.

27/11/2020

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Syntax

A lesson on syntax and how to use it in a sentence.

26/11/2020

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The Character of Prince Escalus

In this lesson, we are analyzing the character of Prince Escalus in Romeo and Juliet.

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The Object

A lesson looking at the object in a sentence.

26/11/2020

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The Subjunctive

A lesson explaining the subjunctive.

28/11/2020

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Tricky Spellings

A lesson looking at tricky spellings of words. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly, and more!

26/11/2020

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Using Apostrophes for Contraction

A lesson explaining how to use apostrophes for contraction.

28/11/2020

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Using High Level Punctuation

An explanation of how to use high level punctuation.

28/11/2020

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Using the Five Senses in your Writing

An explanation of how to use the five senses in your writing.

28/11/2020

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Verb

A lesson explaining the definition of a verb.

26/11/2020

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Verb Phrases

A lesson explaining the definition of verb phrases.

26/11/2020

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Weird Spellings

A lesson looking at weird spellings of words. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'y', Adding a Suffix to Words Ending in 'e', Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly and more!

26/11/2020

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What Does Successful Transactional Writing Look Like?

A lesson looking at what makes transactional writing successful.

28/11/2020

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What is a Cliché?

A lesson explaining what clichés are.

28/11/2020

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What is a Sentence?

A lesson explaining sentences.

28/11/2020

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Word

A lesson looking at the definition of word.

26/11/2020

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Word Families

A lesson explaining word families.

26/11/2020

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Words Most Commonly Spelt Incorrectly - Episode 2

Episode 2 on looking at words that are often spelt incorrectly. This lesson is a part of the Spelling series, alongside other related lessons such as Weird Spellings, Tricky Spellings, Spelling Tips, and more! 

26/11/2020

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