ISBN-10:
1526449331
ISBN-13:
9781526449337
Pub. Date:
12/15/2018
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Modelling Exciting Writing: A guide for primary teaching / Edition 1

Modelling Exciting Writing: A guide for primary teaching / Edition 1

by Adam Bushnell, Rob Smith, David WaughAdam Bushnell
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Overview

In order to teach writing effectively, teachers must be able to model writing effectively to children. The Primary National Curriculum sets challenging expectations for the teaching of writing. Children must master the process of composition, redrafting, editing and writing final pieces. Increased emphasis on spelling, punctuation and grammar may leave some teachers and trainee teachers lacking ideas for developing children's writing beyond transcription and into composition. It is important that they are able to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding, as well as the practical applications of both transcriptional and compositional aspects of writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781526449337
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/15/2018
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.73(w) x 9.68(h) x (d)

About the Author

Adam Bushnell is a full-time author who delivers creative writing workshops in the UK and internationally in both state and private education to all ages.

His books have been selected by the School Library Association for the Boys into Books recom­mended reading list. Previously a teacher, Adam now also delivers CPD to teachers and others working in education on how to inspire writing in the classroom.

Rob Smith is the creator and curator of the award-winning website: The Literacy Shed www.literacyshed.com. After a 12-year career as a primary teacher, Rob now delivers writing workshops to students and professional development for teachers across the UK and around the world. Rob was a contributing author for Beyond Early Writing and is now writing his own English ideas website as well as creating a range of apps for teachers.



David Waugh is a former deputy headteacher who worked in ITT from 1990 at the University of Hull, where he led the PGCE course and became Head of Department. In 2008 he was appointed as one of two (the other being Wendy) National Strategies Regional Advisers for ITT. He is currently lectures at Durham University. He has published extensively in primary English, as well as developing e-learning resources for National Strategies for English, mathematics and mentoring and coaching. David also writes children’s stories, including The Wishroom, which was written with 45 children from 15 East Durham primary schools and published in 2017.





Table of Contents

WRITING AND SPELLING, PUNCTUATION AND GRAMMAR
READING FOR WRITING
SCAFFOLDING WRITING
WRITING FOR CHILDREN
WRITING WITH CHILDREN
WRITING NARRATIVE, CHARACTER AND SETTING
WRITING POETRY
WRITING FANFICTION
FILM AS A MODEL TEXT
WRITING FICTION AND NON-FICTION BY RETELLING
USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENGAGE RELUCTANT READERS AND AID WRITING

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