Jumpstart! Literacy: Games and Activities for Ages 7-14 (Paperback) book cover

Jumpstart! Literacy

Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

By Pie Corbett

© 2018 – Routledge

160 pages

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Paperback: 9781843121022
pub: 2004-08-06
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780203823910
pub: 2013-08-16
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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 - talk, drama and writing
  • Quickfire whiteboard starters - to stimulate the imagination.

For use at Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7-14).

About the Series


The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Elementary
EDUCATION / Experimental Methods
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General