Pie Corbett's ground-breaking Talk for Writing approach has been successfully used by thousands of schools to teach writing creatively in an engaging way that motivates children. Now Pie and Julia take this multi-sensory approach to Early Years settings introducing a simple way to inspire young children's language development through storytelling. Children learn language through memorable, meaningful repetition. The Talk for Writing approach enables children to internalise the language of story so that they can imitate it, innovate on it and create their own effective stories independently. Talk for Writing in the Early Years will show you how to put rhyme and story at the heart of your work with children and parents so that young learners language development and creativity flourishes. This multimedia resource shows you how to: *Select a story or rhyme the children will enjoy and tell it engagingly, encouraging the children to join in *Use a story map so they can picture what happens *Use actions to reinforce meaning and emphasise key language patterns *Help children build a bank of tales, developing their linguistic repertoire The 2 DVDs contain: *Footage of Pie Corbett conferences with EY teachers showing Talk for Writing in action *Clips of nursery children engaged in the Talk for Writing approach *Advice on how to use the DVD and handouts to train all staff in the approach *Interviews with parents and nursery school teachers on the impact of Talk for Writing *21 stories with story maps
This bestselling resource has been fully updated, putting formative assessment at the heart of the Talk for Writing process and showing how to help children love writing across the curriculum. By helping children speak the language of non-fiction in a fun engaging way before they attempt to write, the Talk for Writing approach builds children's confidence and linguistic ability enabling them to craft their own writing. In the new edition, this practical resource offers: * Fully worked, tried and tested examples of how to apply Talk for Writing to each non-fiction text type * A wide range of fun activities helping children internalise how to express and link text effectively * A process that co-constructs learning so that children learn how to structure text and create toolkits of key ingredients * Guidance for teachers in England on how to apply the approach across the primary curriculum * 2 DVDs including new footage of Pie Corbett demonstrating Talk for Writing and new footage of classes engaged in the approach * Advice on how to use the DVD and handouts to train all staff in the approach * Evidence of impact from cold to host tasks Designed for busy teachers, Talk for Writing across the Curriculum, second edition, will help transform children's writing and attainment across the curriculum.
Now in an updated second edition How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 provides a range of practical suggestions for teaching non-fiction writing skills and linking them to children’s learning across the entire curriculum. Providing a number of suggestions for teachers and putting emphasis on creative approaches to teaching children writing in diverse and innovative ways, it provides: techniques for using speaking and listening, drama and games to prepare for writing suggestions for the use of cross-curricular learning as a basis for writing planning frameworks and ‘skeletons’ to promote thinking skills information on key language features of non-fiction texts examples of non-fiction writing guidance on the process of creating writing from note-making. With new hints and tips for teachers and suggestions for reflective practice, How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 will equip teachers with all the skills and materials needed to create enthusiastic non-fiction writers in their primary classroom.
How to Teach Fiction Writing is a practical manual to help teachers of junior classes to focus on the key aspects of developing children's storywriting. The book presents a series of essential writing workshops full of creative ideas and fun activities. It also offers a range of advice including how to set up and run an effective workshop and how to monitor NLS links. Workshops focus on capturing stories, characterization, creating settings, skilful paragraphing, writing in a variety of genres from myths and fables to adventures and science fiction, and writing style.
Fully updated to help teachers deal with the new 2016 Grammar Tests, this second edition presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action It includes coverage of the subjunctive and past progressive, selecting which tense is the most definite, identifying when a word is used as a subordinating conjunction/preposition, explaining how a comma can change meaning, and an increased emphasis on the passive. Jumpstart! Grammar will prepare children for any grammar tests on the horizon in an engaging way so that they love playing with words and spinning sentences to make ideas dance. And, of course, they will be able to name the parts if that is what is required. Fun games will focus first on helping children hear the difference various types of grammar can make followed by activities to help them understand what different effects you can create with grammar. Technical terms will only be introduced once the children have established what the various features can do, with a particular focus on those terms that really help children discuss what makes language coherent and effective. This indispensable, practical book celebrates the joys of language and coherent expression; of finding just the right words or phrases to express what you want to say.
Teachers who want to cut lesson planning time should welcome this series, revised in line with the new literacy framework in the second edition. Writing Models aims to help teachers cover every sort of writing type they need; fine tune lessons by following key teaching points for each model; and deliver the new literacy units to pupils of varying ability using different versions of the same model. Each book in the series gives you: A bank of easy-to-use, photocopiable models for writing covering poetry, narrative and non-fiction Key teaching points for each model Simpler and harder examples for differentiation The newly revised edition for Year 3 has been fully updated and restructured in line to deliver new units from the new framework and includes new writing models. Lesson planning has never been easier! The new edition of Writing Models Year 3 contains: Stories with familiar settings; traditional tales; myths; fables; legends (new) Poems to perform; shape poems; calligrams (new) and cautionary poems (new Adventures and mysteries; letter writing (new) and script-writing (new) Reports and instructions; broadcasts (new); ICT-texts (new) and persuasive scenarios (new)
Author: Sue Palmer
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release Date: 2003
Sue Palmer and Pie Corbett are the best-known names in Primary Literacy. This book distils their vast experience, and the experience of five years of the Literacy Strategy. Enables the reader to discover 'how to really teach with what really works'.
Author: Sue Palmer
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2006
Genre: English language
This series is aimed at supporting writing across Key Stage 2. It is designed to raise attainment in fiction and non-fiction writing, and engage and motivate pupils by offering a multi-media approach to learning using the whiteboard resource.