Extended Writing in History

Transition Training Session 3

Author: Christine Counsell. Web Editor: Simon Brown, 15th March 2011

Christine Counsell gave out an essay written by a pupil she taught in a year 7 class. She asked the group to read the essay and then discuss it in pairs. The questions to be discussed were:

1. What is good about this piece of writing?

2. What is challenging about it?