What I’m learning from reading Judith Hochman and Natalie Wexler’s ‘The Writing Revolution’: Part 1 — More writing isn’t better writing.

  • Appositives
  • Transitions
  • Sub-ordinating conjunctions
  • Kernel sentences
  • Subject and predicate
  • Command sentences
  • Run-on sentences
  1. new tribes began
  2. anglo-saxons came from europe
  3. augustine came to england in
  4. texts like beowulf have had an effect on english literature
  • The Anglo-Saxons came to England in approximately 450AD.
  • The Anglo-Saxons originally came from places like Germany and Holland.
  • The Anglo-Saxons replaced Celtic gods with their own pagan gods.
  • The Anglo-Saxons migrated to England, because…[e.g. the land in England was seen as valuable and easy to get hold of after the Romans left]
  • The Anglo-Saxons migrated to England, but…[e.g. they did not manage to take over areas on the fringes of the British Isles like Cornwall, Wales and Scotland]
  • The Anglo-Saxons migrated to England, so…[e.g. the religious beliefs of the population were gradually changed over time].



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Kristian Shanks

Kristian Shanks

I’m an Assistant Principal (Teaching and Learning) at a Secondary school in Bradford. Also teach History (and am a former Head of History).