How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 by Sue PalmerHow to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 by Sue Palmer

How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8

bySue PalmerEditorSue Palmer

Paperback | October 12, 2010

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Now in an updated second editionHow to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8provides a range of practical suggestions for teaching non-fiction writing skills and linking them to children¿s learning across the entire curriculum. Providing a number of suggestions for teachers and putting emphasis on creative approaches to teaching children writing in diverse and innovative ways, it provides:

  • techniques for using speaking and listening, drama and games to prepare for writing
  • suggestions for the use of cross-curricular learning as a basis for writing
  • planning frameworks and ¿skeletons¿ to promote thinking skills
  • information on key language features of non-fiction texts
  • examples of non-fiction writing
  • guidance on the process of creating writing from note-making.

With new hints and tips for teachers and suggestions for reflective practice,How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8will equip teachers with all the skills and materials needed to create enthusiastic non-fiction writers in their primary classroom.

Sue Palmeris a writer, broadcaster and education consultant. Specialising in the teaching of literacy, she has authored over 150 books and has contributed to numerous television programmes and software packages. She is the author of Speaking Frames: How to Teach Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10 andSpeaking Frames: How to Teach Talk for Writ...
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Title:How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.68 inPublished:October 12, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415579902

ISBN - 13:9780415579902

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Table of Contents

Introduction Section One: The Two Horses model for cross-curricular writing  Talk for Learning 1. Learn cross-curricular content 2. Organise content for learning  Talk for Writing  1. Read examples of the text type  2. Talk the language of writing  Two horses before the cart ¿ reprise Section 2: Case Studies  Section 3: Teaching materials  Section 4: Appendix 1 and Appendix 2