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Jumpstart!

The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starters as well as possibly extended into lessons. There are more than 50 provocative and games and activities for Key stage 1 or 2 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary classroom.

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  1. Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian

    Engaging activities for ages 7–12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Jumpstart! French and German

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! French and German presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages engagingly...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Jumpstart! Drama

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Teresa Cremin, Roger McDonald, Emma Goff, Louise Blakemore

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Drama contains more than forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line with the Framework for Literacy. All the activities connect to...

    Published March 16th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  4. Jumpstart! Science

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Rosemary Feasey

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Science provides teachers with a range of lively, short, fun activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum. It encourages teachers to develop creative approaches to motivating and engaging children in science. The activities are...

    Published March 4th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  5. Jumpstart! Storymaking

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Storymaking is a collection of games and activities to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' as well as creating a whole school culture of storytelling, reading and writing. Storymaking is the process of retelling, innovating and...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Jumpstart! Poetry

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    A good poetry idea should help the children feel excited about writing and enable them to think of what to write - developing their imagination, creativity and writing skills. Jumpstart! Poetry is about involving children as creative writers through writing poems. The book contains a bank of...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Jumpstart! Creativity

    Games and Activities for Ages 7–14

    By Stephen Bowkett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart Creativity! is a book of games and activities that any primary teacher can do quickly, at the beginning of a lesson or as a time-filler, with little preparation. They grab children’s attention and get them focussed on learning. There are more than fifty provocative games and...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. Jumpstart! ICT

    ICT activities and games for ages 7-14

    By John Taylor

    Series: Jumpstart!

    John Taylor jumpstarts pupil and teacher enthusiasm for ICT learning with this refreshing range of simple to use activities, games and creative lesson starters. Encouraging and developing creative uses of basic ICT software, Jumpstart ICT widens teachers’ horizons, bringing ICT to the fore as an...

    Published June 29th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  9. Jumpstart! Numeracy

    Maths Activities and Games for Ages 5-14

    By John Taylor

    Series: Jumpstart!

    These fun sessions will jumpstart pupils’ enthusiasm for mathematical learning. Suitable for all abilities across Key Stages 1, 2 and 3; activities match the strands of the National Numeracy Strategy. The ‘jumpstarts’ cover: brain bending quizzes - get pupils thinking oral games – warm up pupils’...

    Published August 25th 2004 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Jumpstart! Literacy

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use, fun, multi-sensory games and creative lesson starters will jumpstart pupils enthusiasm for literacy learning. The `jumpstarts' cover: Warming up the word - spelling and word games Syntactic gymnastics - creating sentences and written style Games to stimulate -...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Jumpstart! Grammar: Games and activities for ages 6-14
    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong
    To Be Published June 4th 2014
  2. Jumpstart! Maths: Maths activities and games for ages 5–14, 2nd Edition
    By John Taylor
    To Be Published June 24th 2014
  3. Jumpstart! Geography: Engaging Activities for Ages 7-12
    By Sarah Whitehouse, Mark Jones
    To Be Published August 10th 2014
  4. Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving: Games and activities for ages 7–14
    By Steve Bowkett
    To Be Published August 26th 2014
  5. Jumpstart Literacy & ICT
    By Pie Corbett, David Mitchell
    To Be Published September 29th 2014
  6. Jumpstart! History: Engaging Activities for Ages 7-12
    Edited by Sarah Whitehouse, Karen Vickers-Hulse
    To Be Published October 30th 2014

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