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.