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

2nd Edition

Sue Palmer

Routledge
Published August 20, 2010
Reference - 112 Pages - 62 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415579902 - CAT# Y108342
Series: Writers' Workshop

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Summary

Now in an updated second edition How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 provides 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 6-8 will equip teachers with all the skills and materials needed to create enthusiastic non-fiction writers in their primary classroom.

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