33 Ways to Help with Writing: Supporting Children who Struggle with Basic Skills (Thirty Three Ways to Help with....)

33 Ways to Help with Writing: Supporting Children who Struggle with Basic Skills (Thirty Three Ways to Help with....)

Description

33 Ways to Help with Writing equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of writing. Offering a range of activities and games to engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom, this essential classroom companion provides ready-to-use material that doesnt need lengthy forward preparation. These practical and fun ideas incorporate a variety of learning styles, using kinaesthetic and auditory techniques, which put the emphasis on games rather than work. The activities are especially suitable for teaching assistants working with individuals or small groups.33 Ways to Help with Writing works step-by-step through practical activities which: keep children motivated and enjoying learning do not require extensive knowledge or experience from the adult are adult-led so children don`t have the opportunity to repeat mistakes are grouped into different basic skills, so teachers can choose the activity best suited for the childs needs have clear, concise and pedagogically sound reasons for the activity include extension activity where appropriate to challenge pupils.

Table of contents

Cover......Page 1
Thirty three ways to help with writing : supporting children who struggle with basic skills......Page 4
Contents......Page 6
The series......Page 8
Acknowledgements......Page 10
Introduction......Page 12
A. Beginnings......Page 14
1. Sorting game......Page 16
2. From letters to sentences......Page 20
3. Instant writing......Page 22
4. Disappearing words......Page 24
5. Musical stops......Page 26
6. Full stop game......Page 28
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B. Writing longer, more interesting sentences: Fiction writing......Page 32
7. Verbs in action......Page 34
8. Walk this way......Page 36
9. Snakes and verbs......Page 40
10. A noun crossword......Page 45
11. Rob the nest......Page 48
12. An adjective poem......Page 52
13. Adjective antonyms......Page 54
14. Signing off......Page 57
15. Moving adverbs......Page 59
16. Connectives card game......Page 62
17. Connectives to and from......Page 68
C. Improving contents: Fiction writing......Page 72
18. Musical sentences......Page 74
19. Connect 3......Page 79
20. All change......Page 82
21. Non-stop sentences......Page 86
22. Cinderella simile......Page 89
23. Six sizzling sausages......Page 92
24. How do you feel?......Page 94
25. Guess the mood......Page 98
26. Castle adventure......Page 104
27. Talk, talk, talk......Page 107
D. Exploring different forms of writing: Non-fiction......Page 110
28. Lingo......Page 111
29. Musical halves......Page 116
30. Muddled emails......Page 120
31. Information, information, information......Page 122
32. 20 questions......Page 128
Glossary......Page 135

Details

  • Author: Raewyn Hickey
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • ISBN-10: 0415553407, 0203858387
  • ISBN-13: 9780415553407, 9780203858387
  • Pages: 136
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 1.3M
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