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How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum, Ages 8-14 (Revised) (Hardcover) (Sue Palmer)

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Now in an updated second edition How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 8-14 provides a range of practical suggestions for teaching non-fiction writing skills and linking them to children’s learning across the curriculum. Emphasising creative approaches to teaching children’s writing in diverse and innovative ways, it provides:

  • information on the organisation and language features of the six main non-fiction text types (recount, report, instruction, explanation, persuasion and discussion)
  • suggestions for the use of cross-curricular learning as a basis for writing
  • planning frameworks for children to promote thinking skills
  • advice on developing children’s writing to help with organisational issues – paragraphing and layout, and the key language features
  • examples of non-fiction writing
  • suggestions for talk for learning and talk for writing (including links to 'Speaking Frames'; also published by Routledge)
  • information on the transition from primary to secondary school.

With new hints and tips for teachers and suggestions for reflective practice as well as a wealth of photocopiable materials,How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 8-14 will equip teachers with all the skills needed to create enthusiastic non-fiction writers in their classroom.

Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 91.0
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Teaching Methods + Materials / General, Elementary
Series Title: Writers' Workshop
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Sue Palmer
Language: English
Street Date: September 29, 2015
TCIN: 50989077
UPC: 9781138128569
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-4059

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