Corbis-Bettmann Some of the most popular summer homework projects involve story writing. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help students of all ages to write stories at home over the summer or next term.
Recount retells an important experience. The Seven Steps to Writing Success breaks down writing into explicit, practical steps that make it easy to teach students how to create an engaging text.
See the difference the Seven Steps can make in the writing samples below Share these with your students! Recount Samples Student Writing Samples These Year 5s have taken the Seven Steps skills to heart, and their recounts about school camp shine with humour and enjoyment. Thank you to their teacher and students for sharing with permission!
Lots of lovely stories about reluctant writers feeling very comfortable and confident. The teachers all seem really pleased with the program and the student work.
Teach it the next. The One-Day Inspiring Writing Workshop teaches you the seven explicit skills to develop your students into engaged writers.
Take home over 30 Action Activities to use in your class! Wherever and whenever you need it. This needs to be every school's writing program. I can guarantee our writing success was due to students being exposed to the Seven Steps of Writing Success.
Steps 2 - 7 have also been great in assisting with self and peer feedback sessions, especially in middle and upper primary. Wonderfully "grounded" in practice. Well paced with lots of activities and power point examples.
Each week is a shared adventure in developing skills and fostering delight in writing. My principal was rapt!
Our 3's, 5's and 7's also showed accelerated progress in writing, so hopefully the coaching has helped. He wanted to take it home and study it. They are so much more enthusiastic about writing as they've learnt so quickly how to make it fun and engaging. So this has such a big thumbs up from me.
It's made English lessons far more meaningful and effective already and we've only just started.
Every teacher should be teaching writing this way. The online resources are great and continue to inspire my teaching. Such a fresh approach to teaching writing in the modern classroom.
In over 30 years of teaching and inservicing I can still say positively that this is the most valuable resource and inservice I have ever encountered. I have seen its value in my classroom and I feel empowered again with refreshed ideas and applications.Fairlawn Primary School.
Writing Curriculum. Fairlawn Primary School. Writing Curriculum. knowledge of the vocabulary and grammar of Standard English. Pupils should understand, through being shown, the skills and processes essential to writing: that is, thinking aloud as they collect ideas, drafting.
By jj on Jan 12, English Lesson Plans, Featured, Foundation English Lesson Plans, Year 1 English Lesson Plans, Year 2 English Lesson Plans Summary of Lesson Plan: In this lesson plan, students use the text ‘Grandma Pickleberry’s Cold’ to help them recount the events that have occurred into beginning, middle and end.
KS1 Writing Genres - Instructions, Non-Fiction Recounts, letters, diaries, using prepositions Home Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Next Section This is not an instant download site but I send download links for ALL resources up to approximately £30 in value.
Non-fiction texts are read, studied and written throughout the primary-school years. Our parents' guide covers instruction texts, recounts, information and explanation texts, persuasive writing and argument texts and explains what you need to know to support your child. KS2 English Teaching Resources - Gangsta Granny by David Walliams PowerPoint presentation lessons with worksheets Gangsta Granny is a brilliant KS2 English teaching resource featuring a series of engaging lessons designed to enhance and develop pupil knowledge and understanding of the novel Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.
FREE printable writing visual aids and posters. A black and white version of the Writing target hands resource. Each child has their own laminated ‘hand’ and as each target is accomplished, a new one is added. Includes posters for recounts, non-chronological reports, instructions, explanations, persuasive texts and more.