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Title Unlocking writing : a guide for teachers / edited by Mary Williams
Published London : David Fulton, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 180 pages) : illustrations
Series Unlocking Series
Unlocking series.
Contents 1. Getting the point: how children develop as writers / Mary Williams and Robert Fisher -- 2. Teaching 'write': writing in the Literacy Hour / Mary Williams and Lizann O'Conor -- 3. 'What's the worth?': thinking about writing at Key Stages 2 and 3 / Robert Catt -- 4. Writing aloud: drama and writing / Colleen Johnson -- 5. Is neatness a virtue?: handwriting in the Literacy Hour / Lynne Thorogood -- 6. Authenticity, modelling and style: writing and ICT / John Garvey -- 7. Keeping track: assessment in writing / Deborah Jones -- 8. Seven keys: developing writing for EAL pupils / Martin Cortazzi and Lixian Jin -- 9. How to Write Really Badly: supporting children with writing difficulties / Rebecca Bunting -- 10. Boys into writing: raising boys' achievement in writing / Robert Fisher -- 11. Providing a challenge: Writing and the able child / Mary Williams
Summary The underpinning theme of this book is how children develop as writers and how self-awareness raises achievement. It offers creative approaches to increasing pupil motivation and performance by involving, amongst other things, Drama and ICT. The contributors offer practical advice on ways to meet the needs of boys, able children, SEN pupils and those learning English as an additional language; how to plan effective lessons; how to be flexible within the framework of the NLS; and the role of assessment and how it contributes to self-understanding. Central to all c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, Mary, 1948-
ISBN 1134143389 (electronic bk.)
9781134143382 (electronic bk.)