1.3 – The How of Fiction – A Year 8 Scheme of Work

What is Fiction? How does it work? Why is it written?

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Focusing on how we write about fiction, from embedding quotations to writing from the reader’s and the writer’s point of view, to explicitly considering structure and writing about it.

  • Lesson 1: Embedding quotations fully into your own analysis & evaluation
  • Lesson 2: Telling the story of the writer’s PoV / thinking / motivation – with each choice made
  • Lesson3: Analyse how a certain type of story works
  • Lesson 4:Telling the story of the reader’s PoV / thinking / feelings / expectations
  • Lesson 5&6:How do we write about structure?
  • Lesson 7: Writing about what the author is doing to the reader
  • Lesson 8: Structure = Why are we being shown this here/now? 
  • Lesson 9: George Saunders’ ‘How’ of the Short Story 
  • Lesson 10: The Why: why is it being done?
  • Lesson 11: More How & more Why
  • Lesson 12:Structure = Why are we being shown this here/now?