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112 pages | 30 B/W Illus.
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:
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.
Introduction: Teaching Writing SECTION 1: The Two Horses Model for Cross-Curricular Literacy 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 SECTION 2: CASE STUDIES SECTION 3: TEACHING MATERIALS RECOUNT TEXT REPORT TEXT INSTRUCTION TEXT EXPLANATION TEXT PERSUASION TEXT DISCUSSION TEXT APPENDIX: Supporting writing across the curriculum in secondary schools