Mentor Mats

Mark Miller recommends “Mentor Mats” as a way of helping students to appreciate and emulate certain styles of writing.  He has English in mind, but the idea could work with any subject where extended writing is required. Click here for more details.

Mentor Mat 1

An essay planning tool worth taking a look at

Are your pupils struggling to produce essays with clear arguments supported by suitable evidence? It might be worth getting them to try using the “Essay Map” website.  No sign up required. Check out this link.
Essay Map