A series of books of ready-made photocopiable activities plus teacher guidance that help teachers to do shared and guided writing with whole class and groups. Each book covers one specific writing type and aims to improve teacher confidence and knowledge about shared and guided writing, plus give them the teaching resource they need to improve practice Each book has 4 sections: Section 1 'Using Good Examples' looks at two specific writing models with Shared Writing activities that enable children (and teachers) to develop knowledge and understnding of the text type. Section 2,'developing Writing', offers a set of supportive activities to prompt children to plan and write within the text type. Section 3, 'Writing' shows children how t put their writing ideas and planning together into written wor Section 4, 'Review', gives opportunities for children to redraft assess and improve their own writing, plus subject knowledge, useful refernce information, and advice for teachers.
* clarity of teacher support * self contained package with lesson plans plus photocopiable resources The activities in FANTASY STORIES (9-11 yrs) enable children to: * identify generic features of fantasy stories * explore and compare features of fantasy stories by looking at examples in texts, TV, films * create own version of fantasy features and experiment with them* produce an extended fantasy story which incorporates several of the indentified feature
Maggie Lovatt works at the School of Education, Sheffield Hallam University.