Exciting Writing

Each chapter uses a different idea to get children writing, and the following are all used as a starting point for lively literacy lessons: - imagination and visualisation - picture books - photographs - paintings - films and TV - comics ...

Author: Jacqueline Harrett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446202722

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Winner of the United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) Author Award 2007! `This book lives up to its title, providing inspirational teaching ideas, using picture photographs and films as starting points for writing. A worthy winner of the UKLA Teacher's Book Award' - TES magazine `The book clearly describes many creative ways to engage children in writing. A number of different approaches are suggested, with activities that amongst others include the use of talk, picture books and other visual stimuli. It explains how these can used effectively and easily in the classroom so that teachers, what ever their level of experience, can feel confident to use them. The activities are manageable with ideas to suit children of all abilities across the primary age range' - Liz Sharp, Literacy Consultant, Milton Keynes LEA Based on her experiences as a class teacher, Jacqueline Harrett's book is packed with exciting, creative ideas for teaching writing in the classroom. With activities for Key Stages 1 and 2, it shows busy class teachers how children's literacy is relevant across the curriculum. Each chapter uses a different idea to get children writing, and the following are all used as a starting point for lively literacy lessons: - imagination and visualisation - picture books - photographs - paintings - films and TV - comics Primary school teachers, Literacy Co-ordinators, trainee teachers and anyone looking for engaging and imaginative ideas to help them teach writing in their classroom will find this book fits the bill.
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Exciting Writing

Activities for 5 to 11 Year Olds Jacqueline Harrett. Example B yesterday evening a pensioner, Mr John Jones, 83, of West View Drive was distressed when two unknown youths vandaIised his greenhouse. The commotion was heard by neighbours, ...

Author: Jacqueline Harrett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412918565

Category: Education

Page: 93

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This book offers lively literacy lessons for children aged 5 to 11, including imagination and visualization, picture books, photographs, paintings, films and television, and comics.
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Getting Children Writing

Harrett, J. (2006) Exciting Writing: Activities for 5 to 11 year olds. London: Paul Chapman. Harris, P. (2005) At the Interface between Reader and Text: Devices in Children's Picturebooks that Mediate Reader Expectations and ...

Author: Simon Brownhill

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473903166

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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'This is a fantastic book which provides creative and practical suggestions of how to engage all children in writing' - Sarah Martin-Denham, Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, University of Sunderland This book is a practical guide designed to stimulate story writing in the early years and primary classroom. It offers a collection of novel and effective Ideas which can be used by educators to energise, excite and motivate children to willingly write stories across the 3-11 age phase. Each chapter offers creative and innovative Ideas to get children writing stories, including: - how to help children 'see the point' of story writing - how speaking and listening, reading and phonics can be utilised to enhance written stories - how technology can facilitate refreshing story writing - how story writing can be physically interactive. By combining theory with practice, this book is ideal for those training to teach the 3 to 11 age range, those beginning their teaching career, and those who are established in their professional role. Simon Brownhill is Senior Teaching Associate at the University of Cambridge.
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The Primary English Encyclopedia

Harrett, Jacqueline (2006) Exciting Writing: Activities for 511 Year Olds London: Sage. Mallett, Margaret (1999) Young Researchers: Informational Reading and Writing in the Early and Primary Years London: Routledge.

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415589529

Category: Education

Page: 534

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"This newly updated, user friendly encyclopedia explains concepts, aims and current requirements in all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fourth edition, entries have been updated to take account of new research and thinking and now reflect the requirements of the new Primary National Curriculum and particularly The Communication, Language and Literacy Development element. The approach is critical but constructive and supportive of the reflective practitioner in developing sound subject knowledge and good classroom practice. The encyclopedia includes: - over 600 entries, including new entries on English in the Early Years, bilingualism, SEN, the use of the internet, synthetic phonics and many more - short definitions of key concepts - succinct explanations of current UK requirements - extended entries on major topics such as speaking and listening, reading, writing, drama, poetry, bilingualism and children's literature - input on new literacies and new kinds of texts for children - discussion of current issues and some input on the history of English teaching in the primary years - gender and literacy - important references for each topic, advice on further reading and accounts of recent research findings - a Who's Who of Primary English and lists of essential texts, updated for this new edition. This encyclopedia will be ideal for student teachers on BA and PGCE courses preparing for work in primary schools and primary school teachers"--
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Creative Writing Skills

- Find your creative spark - Grow your skills and confidence - Have more fun with your writing Packed with top tips, this awesome workbook has everything you need to know about creating colourful characters, perfect plots, dynamite dialogue ...

Author: Lexi Rees

Publisher:

ISBN: 1872889247

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 114

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Discover the secrets to becoming an amazing author. - Find your creative spark - Grow your skills and confidence - Have more fun with your writing Packed with top tips, this awesome workbook has everything you need to know about creating colourful characters, perfect plots, dynamite dialogue, and lots more.
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Really Fun Writing Workbook For 6 Year Olds

Learning is fun and these great books will keep kids entertained for hours.

Author: Mickey Macintyre

Publisher: Bell & MacKenzie Publishing

ISBN: 1912155788

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 62

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Fun & educational writing activities for six year old children Kids love learning and these carefully selected exercises are perfect for 6 year olds Designed to boost confidence and fine motor skills these enjoyable exercises help children develop valuable learning habits and support their education at home. Learning is fun and these great books will keep kids entertained for hours. For more fun and learning look out for other Really Fun titles also by Mickey MacIntyre: Really Fun Pen Control for 3, 4 & 5 Year olds Really Fun Dot To Dot For 4, 5, 6 & 7 Year Olds Really Fun Colouring For 4, 5, 6 & 7 Year Olds Really Fun Mazes For 5, 6 & 7 Year Olds Really Fun Numbers For 5, 6 & 7 Year Olds Really Fun Alphabet For 4, 5 & 6 Year Olds
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Fun Literacy Activities for After school Programs

Staff Role and Space Staff introduce different topics , prepare writing prompts and provide support . This activity can be done anywhere and anytime . ... 154 Fun Literacy Activities for After - School Programs 11-14 year olds Round ...

Author: Sue Edwards

Publisher: School-Age Notes

ISBN: 0917505174

Category: Education

Page: 214

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This exciting first-of-its-kind book helps after-school staff members support literacy development while staying faithful to the unique mission of being something other than "more school." The authors explain the role of after-school programs in literacy development and define aspects of literacy development. The book contains 72 fun and engaging activities for all levels of school-age readers.
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Creative Science

Achieving the WOW Factor with 5-11 Year Olds Rosemary Feasey. How. do. children's. ideas. relate. to. creativity. in. science? The ideas from the children provide interesting and powerful insights into how children's ideas relate to ...

Author: Rosemary Feasey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136612206

Category: Education

Page: 116

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Through a refreshing blend of theory and practice this book provides stimulating material to develop creative approaches to science in the classroom. It includes: a range of teaching approaches that relate directly to the topic under discussion examples of pupils' work that portray how theory can be translated into practice quick off-the-shelf example model lesson plans which can be adapted. User-friendly and clearly laid out this book is a core text for primary teachers, NQTs and students who want to inject some creativity into their teaching and put that "WOW" factor back into their science lessons.
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Teaching Design and Technology Creatively

In addition, her book publications since 2000 include: Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers (2012, Routledge); Learning to Teach in ... International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education 41(5), 538–556.

Author: Clare Benson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317225164

Category: Education

Page: 184

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Packed full of practical ideas, Teaching Design and Technology Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and practising teachers. Grounded in the latest research, it offers a wealth of suggestions to foster creative development in D&T and supports teachers in providing their students with more authentic, enjoyable experiences. Providing a wealth of ready-to-use ideas for creative lessons, key topics covered include: Understanding links between D&T and creativity Creating a foundation for D&T in the early years Using objects, books and real-life contexts as imaginative starting points Developing designerly thinking Making the most of construction kits Helping children draw to develop their ideas Encouraging dialogic talk in D&T to drive learning Exploring food as a creative resource Practical approaches to embedding IT and programming in the curriculum Taking learning outside the classroom. Teaching Design and Technology Creatively provides practical teaching suggestions to ensure teachers of all levels understand how to teach for creativity. It shows how learning experiences in D&T have the potential to extend children’s technological knowledge, and to promote problem-solving and evaluation skills. Drawing on examples from real-world projects, this text is invaluable for all those who wish to engage students in D&T and encourage creative classroom practice.
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Teaching Mathematics Creatively

... Reading and Writing: Talking Our Way Forwards (2009, UKLA); Jumpstart Drama (2009, David Fulton); Creative Teaching for Tomorrow: Fostering a Creative State of Mind (2009, Future Creative); Documenting Creative Learning 511 (2007, ...

Author: Linda Pound

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317511274

Category: Education

Page: 180

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This new and updated edition of Teaching Mathematics Creatively offers a range of strategies to enable trainee and practising teachers to take an innovative, playful and creative approach to maths teaching. It promotes creativity as a key element of practice and offers ideas to involve your students and develop knowledge, understanding and enjoyment. Exploring fresh approaches, this text explains the role of play in bringing mathematics alive for children and teachers alike. It identifies the power of story-telling in supporting mathematical thinking, examines cross-curricular teaching, and allows you to plan for teaching creatively. Imaginative ideas, underpinned by the latest research and theory, include: Learning maths outdoors - make more noise, make more mess or work on a larger scale Everyday maths - making sense of the numbers, patterns, shapes and measures children see around them Music and maths – the role of rhythm in learning, and music and pattern in maths Giant maths - how much food do you include on a giant shopping list? Stimulating and accessible, with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Mathematics Creatively includes a wealth of innovative ideas to enthuse teachers and enrich maths teaching. This book is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.
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