Excel Basic Skills – Creative Writing Workbook Years 5 – 6

Product Code 9781741250824


Students entering high school require effective writing skills and imaginative ability.

Excel Basic Skills: Creative Writing Years 5-6 provides an accessible and enjoyable means of developing story writing ability. It covers the main features of story writing such as developing ideas, creating a narrative and writing descriptions and dialogue. There is plenty of practical advice on the craft of story writing and pointers for future development.

In this book your child will find:

  • self-contained units of work with scores of examples, writing tips, reading tasks and exercises
  • techniques to help them improve their story writing – Sample answers to all questions
  • sample answers to all questions
  • easy-to-read format that makes writing fun

This book is a practical guide to writing fiction (narratives and stories). It presents the various skills required to write better fiction, showing you ways to make your writing more appealing and more interesting. The different writing skills are introduced in turn, with some explanation or a quick revision of the practical knowledge you will need to implement the skill. Where ever practical, extracts from published stories have been included to show you ‘How It Has Been Done’.