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Gangsta Granny – Using Show not Tell in Writing - Complete Lesson

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Complete Lesson on Using Show not Tell in Narrative - Related to Gangsta Granny by David Walliams

This download includes a complete, English lesson on the eleventh chapter of the book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams. The lesson focuses on how to write descriptive texts using show not tell. The lesson uses the events in the chapter as a base. Children will read and discuss the chapter. There is a detailed PowerPoint to ensure children understand show not tell in narratives. The class will write short narratives to show different emotions and then the children will use writing frames and cloze sheets to create their own narratives. There is also a short chapter summary sheet for children to complete to reflect on the chapter read. You will need a copy of the book Gangsta Granny; everything else needed is included in this download.

This download includes:
- Full and detailed lesson plan
- Complete lesson PowerPoint
- Example anchor chart
- Writing prompt sheet
- Cloze sheet and answers
- Chapter review sheets

This is the eleventh chapter in my Gangsta Granny series of lessons, the first is here

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