How to investigate language in fiction texts

Metaphors, symbolism and vocabulary are deliberate choices made by a writer. Learn how to investigate language in fiction texts with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to investigate structure in fiction texts

The structure of a narrative, whether linear or non-linear, shapes the reader's response to it. Learn how to investigate structure in fiction texts with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to compare fiction texts

Stories are made distinct through their settings, genres, characters and use of language. Learn how to compare fiction texts with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to understand unfamiliar vocabulary

When you find an unknown word, you can find clues to its meaning right there in the text. Learn how to understand unfamiliar vocabulary with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.

How to use evidence from a text

You can use direct quotations to make your point about a piece of writing. Learn how to use evidence from a text with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.