Skills Practice

Welcome to the skills practice page!  Here you’ll find revision material for a range of critical skills.  This is the place to master thesis statements, topic sentences, and other key skills to help us score the points we deserve on exam day.

Learn what to look for when reading and annotating.

Document: How to Annotate

Learn how to move from topics to thesis statements

Document: Nail the Thesis

Watch this video to learn how to LINK the thesis to all topic sentences.

Document: Thesis and Topic Sentences

Watch and learn how to master writing introductions!

Document: Writing Introductions

Memoir is a powerful text type.  Learn all about it in this video!

Document: Writing About Nonfiction

Learn how to write about metaphors, symbols, and allusions.

Document: Unpacking Figurative Language

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