How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8
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.
Introduction Section One: The Two Horses model for cross-curricular writing Talk for Learning 1. Learn cross-curricular content 2. Organise content for learning Talk for Writing 1. Read examples of the text type 2. Talk the language of writing Two horses before the cart – reprise Section 2: Case Studies Section 3: Teaching materials Section 4: Appendix 1 and Appendix 2