India on Film: Viceroy's House Creative

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Viceroy's House cover


All ages


Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

This resource is designed to enhance learners' understanding of key descriptive techniques required to further progress their creative writing skills. It includes tasks created for a range of abilities and encourages development of emotional intelligence as well as focusing on key areas for development of writing.

This engaging lesson plan includes a range of creative activities aimed at students aged 1114, linked to the curriculums for English and History in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Across the activities, learners will be encouraged to improve their descriptive writing whilst developing awareness of a key historical event. The independence of India can be explored with greater depth in the Into Film resource
Viceroy's House: Empire and Independence -  Viceroy's House Creative Writing was written by a Teach First teacher, for the BFI's India
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Viceroy's House Creative Writing - Teacher notes FINAL

This document provides the activity outlines and worksheets.

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Viceroy's House Creative Writing FINAL.pptx

This is the PowerPoint presentation for A Viceroy's House resource.

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Director Gurinder Chadha talks in-depth about her new film Viceroy's House,

Director Gurinder Chadha on Viceroy's House

Our young reporter, Nada, talks in more detail with Chadha about her film

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