Speaking Frames: How to Teach Talk for Writing: Ages 10-14

1st Edition

Sue Palmer

Published August 18, 2010
Reference - 100 Pages - 5 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415579872 - CAT# Y108339

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Now revised and expanded Speaking Frames: How to Teaching Talk for Writing: Ages 10-14 brings together material from Sue Palmer’s popular Speaking Frames books with additional material covering the primary/secondary transition. 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 the use of literate language patterns. Fully updated, this book offers:

  • material for individual paired and group presentations and talk for writing
  • links to cross-curricular ‘Skeletons'
  • transition material and guidance on ‘bridging the gap’ between primary and secondary schools
  • 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 10-14 is essential reading for all practising, trainee and recently qualified teachers who wish to develop effective speaking and listening in their classroom.


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