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CREW3: From Reading to Writing Ultimate Teaching Pack AQA

All you need to teach the unit and so much more!

The ultimate teaching pack for AQA Creative Writing: CREW3 From Reading to Writing Question 1. It includes activities for all four genres (prose fiction, poetry, script, prose non-fiction) plus two sample practice exam papers, glossary and reading list.

Each key feature within a genre has its own hand-out, which include key information, a suitable extract, discussion questions and creative writing tasks based on the extract.

Absolutely matches CREW3 and will certainly be the 'go to' resource for me. I will recommend this on any forum on which teachers/lecturers share their experiences of teaching creative writing. R Hill, Creative Writing Lecturer & Independent Reviewer
Explore prose: over 28 handouts covering:
  • Point of view and other forms of narrative
  • Characterisation
  • Imagery and metaphor
  • Speech and dialogue
  • Style, voice and genre conventions
Novels chosen include: The Old Man and the Sea, The Kite Runner, The Colour Purple, Tess of the d’Urbervilles, The Go-Between, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Monsignor Quixote, Brideshead Revisited and many more!

Explore poetry: over 33 handouts covering:
  • Structure, rhyme, rhythm and grammatical devices
  • Choice of language and other poetic devices
  • Presentation of ideas and themes
  • Point of view / voice
  • Imagery
  • Style and tone
Poetry chosen includes: WH Auden, Shakespeare, Tennyson, Rupert Brooke, Frost, Philip Larkin, Wilfred Owen, Benjamin Zephaniah, John Milton, WB Yeats, Sylvia Plath and many more!

Explore script: over 30 handouts covering:
  • Point of view, structure and theatrical techniques
  • Characterisation
  • Metaphor and imagery
  • Language choice, speech and dialogue
  • Genre conventions and style
Scripts chosen include: I Have Been Here Before, Arcadia, Goodbyeee! Blackadder Goes Forth, Death of a Salesman, Waiting for Godot, A Streetcar Named Desire, Macbeth, Miss Julia, Othello and many more!

Explore prose non-fiction: over 37 handouts covering:
  • Biography
  • Memoir
  • Feature writing
  • Editorial
  • Reviews
  • Specialist writing for a non-specialist readership
  • Blogging
  • Travel writing
Sources include: Nelson, Britannia’s God of War, Solzhenitsyn, a Soul in Exile, A Testament of Youth, The Diary of Anne Frank, Darkness Visible, BBC and newspaper articles, Pole to Pole, Clandestine in Chile and many more!