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Short Stories for Children

A collection of five resources dealing with the process of writing fiction for children.

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Language and Gender - Do women and men speak differently?

A .ppt presentation which investigates the difference in language use between men and women including exercises and references to both the UK and other countries. The presentation is aimed at level 3 undergraduate students.

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Creating Stories for Children 5

A word document including teachers notes from the module "Creating Stories for Children". Students are taught how to create characters and their nemesis. The materials are suitable for level 2 undergraduate students.

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Creating Stories for Children 4

A word document from the module "Creating Stories for Children". Students are taught how to plan their stories and create convincing plots. The materials are suitable for level 2 undergraduate students.

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Creating Stories for Children 3

A word document including teachers notes from the module "Creating Stories for Children". Students are taught how to generate ideas and critically analyse what type of stories publishers are looking for. The materials are suitable for level 2 undergraduate students.

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Creating Stories for Children 2

A word document from the module "Creating Stories for Children". Students are asked to categorise a number of children's stories and to differentiate between age groups.

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Creating Stories for Children 1

A word document including teachers notes from the module "Creating Stories for Children". Students are asked to define the various forms of children's stories and to differentiate between age groups. The teacher's notes provide numerous definitions and examples and the materials are suitable for level 2 undergraduate students.

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Show don’t Tell

A .ppt presentation from the module "Creating Stories for Children" which explains why it is better to show the reader rather than tell them. The presentation provides numerous examples and is suitable for using with level 2 undergraduate students.

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The Spanish Tragedy

A .ppt presentation examing the Spanish tragedy. The presentation details the various elements of the Spanish tragedy and incorporates questions for students to consider.

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The Bacchae

A.ppt presentation which examines the Greek tragedy including themes such as spiritual authority, revenge and reason, and power and control.

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Style as Choice

A .ppt presentation for a level 1 undergraduate course called Language in Literature: An Introduction to Stylistics. A number of student activities are also included.

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Bookmark Collection

A collection of my bookmarks.

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Has Political Correctness Really Gone Mad?

A .ppt presentation on the theme of political correctness including links to clips from YouTube and questions for students to consider. The presentation is suitable for students at undergraduate level 3.

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Editing

A .ppt presentation which explains the importance of editing in the writing process stressing the importance of rhythm, flow, clarity and conciseness.

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Dialogue

A .ppt presentation which explains the impotance of dialogue in a story. The presentation stresses the importance of showing rather than telling.

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Point of View

A .ppt explaining the importance of the point of view a writer adopts when telling a story.

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Setting Scene and Description

A .ppt presentation explaining how to set a scene and describe it in a short story.

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Showing not Telling

A .ppt presentation highlighting the importance of showing readers a story rather than telling them it.

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Characters and Emotion

Notes and activities which highlight frustration as being a key emotion for character development.

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Character Emotions Through Metaphor and other Figurative Language

A worksheet containing exmples and activities of character emotions through metaphor and other figurative language.

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Characters - Everything Depends on Them

A worksheet outlining the importance of characters to any story and an exercise for students to complete.

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Character Emotions Through Dialogue

A worksheet to help students describe emotions through dialogue, showing the reader rather than telling them how a character feels.

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Character Description Through an Object

A student tutorial/worksheet to help students develop characters through objects. It consists of a brief story describing the contents of a rucksack and ends with a task based on the story .

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Character and Narration

A .ppt presentation which explains how to develop a character including 3 tasks for students to undertake.

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Character Profile

A worksheet to help students develop characters and their back story. The worsheet consists of a number of questions and a timeline.

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Using images for character profiles

An exercise involving usingimages to create character profiles.

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If you are Stuck for Ideas Exercise

A worksheet to help students generate ideas for stories.

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Exercise to Gather Story Ideas

An exercise to gather story ideas based on brainstorming lists of associated words.

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Activities, Gathering Ideas and Structure

A .ppt presentation providing numerous tips on how to gather ideas and structure a story.

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Getting Started Spinning a Yarn

A .ppt presentation which explains how to spin a yarn or tell a story stressing the importance of narration, description and dialogue.

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36 Basic Situations

A student handout identifying the 36 dramatic situations. These situations were identified by the Italian dramatist Count Gozzi (1720-1806).

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Short Story Workshop Coursework 1

Short Story Workshop coursework 1. A short story and a commentary.

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7 Basic Plots

A student handout which outlines the 7 basic plots identified by Christopher Booker in 2005.

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Cinderella Plot Summary

Teacher's notes to explain the summary of the plot to Cinderella.

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Narrative

An introduction to narrative handout

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Plot Grid

A plot grid for Cinderella

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Plotting

Essential guidelines for writing a plot.

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Time Shift: Rude Brittania

A worksheet to accompany the TV programme 13/02/06.

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Ali G

A .ppt focussing on Sacha Baron Cohen's characcter Ali G focussing on his use of language. This resource asks a number of questions about who Ali G is actually mocking and discusses allegations that the character is racist.

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Which side are you on?

Synopsis of the documentary and a student worksheet.

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A Kestrel for a Knave

A .ppt presentation descibing the context and setting of the book. The presentation covers a number of areas including the local dialect, the school system, society and housing and then goes on to summarise the narrative.

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This list was generated on Sun Jul 16 16:54:35 2017 BST.