SOS Non-Fiction Writing Cards for GCSE English Language

Develop Students’ Skills, Craft and Independent Learning

Clear and Versatile Teaching Aids!

A useful resource for extension activities, homeworks ... NQTs and cover lessons

L Morris, Teacher & Peer Reviewer
Non-Fiction Writing Cards cover:
  • Speeches
  • Travel Writing
  • Diaries
  • Blogs
  • Reports
  • ... And much more!

Three sets of double-sided prompt cards focus on the components of non-fiction writing. The front of each card explains a concept, while the reverse offers a fully contained activity.

  • Adaptable – easy to use in series or as stand-alone cards
  • Flexible – great for independent work, homework, or as class activities

Great Preparation for GCSE Exams!

❶  Inspirations cards provide idea generation techniques. ❷  Makeover cards explain the editing process – the ideal remedy for when a student cries ‘I’m finished!’ ❸ The Extra Mile cards stretch students to be convincing, effective and clear. Everything your student needs for AO5!

What do teachers say about this resource? (7612)

A valuable resource that ... can be easily set up to use in the classroom... The different type of cards consider different types of students. This makes differentiation easier for the teacher and ensures that the needs of each student are being addressed. I like the tone of the cards... Students respond better to this light-hearted approach, especially at exam season... I like how the makeover moments can be used by teachers to specifically address the targets of students, and they also encourage the students to proofread their own work and improve it, which is something that most students forget to do during their practice questions... The presentation is clear and easy for all students to follow.

K Greaves, Teacher & Peer Reviewer

I really liked the idea behind the resource and there is definitely a need for this type of resource. I liked the simple, easy to understand and formulaic layout of the cards. Students would be able to use this type of format with limited teacher input... These cards would be great in a lesson where you needed to spend time with individual students as students would be able to use them. The tricky aspect with any extended writing is students knowing where to start; this type of resource would help them with that.

J Sallabank, Teacher & Peer Reviewer

This is a well-presented resource with some interesting writing ideas... I liked the double-sided feature. I also liked the variety of ideas... This would be a useful resource for extension activities, homeworks ... NQTs and cover lessons.

L Morris, Teacher & Peer Reviewer

Lots of good and interesting tasks... The overall approach was exciting... A lot of good material here which would be useful in a classroom and for prep.

S Griffin, Teacher & Peer Reviewer