Now in its third edition and reflecting changes in the Primary National Strategy, this best-selling textbook introduces primary teachers to key issues in the teaching of writing. Strongly rooted in classroom practice, the book includes:
With its companion Reading under Control (also in its third edition), this book provides undergraduate and postgraduate teachers with comprehensive guidance for the teaching of literacy.
Contents Contributors Introduction Acknowledgements 1. From Copying to Creation: the teaching of writing before the 1980s Pat Pinsent 2. Process, Genre, Strategy, Framework: Three Decades of Development in the Teaching of Writing Rebecca Bunting 3. "This is different writing": the world outside the classroom in children’s texts Kimberly Safford 4. The Writing Journey Fiona Collins and Anne Washtell 5. Routines and Resources Anne Washtell 6. Composition Fiona M. Collins 7. Transcription: Spelling, Punctuation and Handwriting Alison Kelly 8. Monitoring and Assessing Writing Liz Laycock 9. Meeting Individual Needs Judith Graham 10. Specific Learning Difficulties in Writing Cathy Svensson