Classroom Resources

Here you will find high-quality resources for Creative Writing in the Classroom. The first set are designed to support post-16 study: especially for teachers of the new AS/A level specification.

The PDF versions of these worksheets are stable - you can open them up on any computer and they'll look exactly the same. In case you want to edit the resources to suit your own teaching, we have also provided them in Microsoft Word format.

Subject to this Creative Commons licence. teachers are free to edit, print and use the resources on this page in any way they see fit.

Resource Set 1: Creating Character (pdf format)


Introduction to flat and rounded characters

Worksheet using characters from Breaking Bad

Character vs Characterisation

Characters and their jobs

Introducing a character and writing a scene


Resource Set 1: Creating Character (editable MS Word format)


Full character worksheets set

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The Centre for New Writing
School of English
University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Dr Corinne Fowler

Deputy Directors:
Dr Harry Whitehead
Mr Nick Everett

Project Manager:
(Colonial Countryside)
Kevin Ncube

Useful Links:
Creative Writing at Leicester