Speaking Frames: How to Teach Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10

By Sue Palmer

© 2011 – Routledge

100 pages | 5 B/W Illus.

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415579827
pub: 2010-08-18
Hardback: 9781138130074
pub: 2015-10-01

Comp Exam Copy

About the Book

Now in a new format Speaking Frames: How to Teaching Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10 brings together material from Sue Palmer’s popular Speaking Frames books for years 3 and 4. Providing an innovative and effective answer to the problem of teaching speaking and listening, this book offers a range of speaking frames for children to orally ‘fill in’ developing their language patterns and creativity, and boosting their confidence in talk for learning and talk for writing. Fully updated, this book offers:

  • material for individual, paired and group presentations
  • links to cross-curricular ‘Skeletons’
  • support notes for teachers and assessment guidance
  • advice on flexible progression and working to a child’s ability
  • suggestions for developing individual pupils' spoken language skills.

With a wealth of photocopiable sheets and creative ideas for speaking and listening, Speaking Frames: How to Teaching Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10 is essential reading for all practising, trainee and recently qualified teachers who wish to develop effective speaking and listening in their classroom.

Table of Contents

Introducing Speaking Frames Paired Presentations Individual Presentations Group Presentations Signpost Smorgasbord Appendix: Learning, language and literacy across the curriculum

About the Author

Sue Palmer is a writer, broadcaster and consultant on the education of young children. Specialising in the teaching of literacy, she has authored over 200 books and has contributed to numerous television programmes and software packages. She is the author of How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 and How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 8-14, also published by Routledge.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Elementary
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities