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Developing student responses to long answer questions

The science department have been developing strategies to support students with writing long answers.  The key to this has been: 1.  Encouraging students to identify the ‘command word’ of the question e.g. identify, compare, evaluate, describe, explain etc. 2.  Providing … Continue reading

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Developing extended writing – using connectives

The science department have been working on how they develop extended writing skills with students.  To support this, Steph Holt has been developing the use of a ‘connectives deskmat’ – a resource for students to use to enhance their writing. This has already … Continue reading

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