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Week 2 - Writing a compelling narrative

Now that you have completed the activities at the start of the booklet (week 1), which goes through the features of writing a powerful narrative, you are going to start to write some stories. Each week you will have to write a different story, with a different focus. This week we are developing our descriptions of setting. If you download and open 'Year 8 Home learning overview', the document will guide you through what you have to do for each lesson.

For lesson 1, Mrs Ojelay has created a 'live lesson' that you can watch and this helps you look at some examples of an effective setting and character:

Once you have completed the work, email a copy to and it will be forwarded to your class teacher so that they can give you feedback.