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Story Workshops: Talk for Writing, Ages 7-12
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Story Workshops: Talk for Writing, Ages 7-12 (Paperback)

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Synopsis

Story Workshops is a practical manual to help teachers of junior classes to focus on the key aspects of developing children's storywriting. The book presents a series of essential writing workshops full of creative ideas and fun activities. It also offers a range of advice including how to set up and run an effective workshop and how to monitor NLS links. Workshops focus on capturing stories, characterization, creating settings, skilful paragraphing, writing in a variety of genres from myths and fables to adventures and science fiction, and writing style.





New to this edition

















DVD containing extensive footage of various workshops run by Pie Corbett and other teachers during days filming at Penn Wood School in Slough

















Expanded creative contexts around each story





























Drama exercises





























Reading as a reader exercises





























Reading as a writer exercises - drawing on classic literature





























Shared writing projects





























Additional advice on teacher feedback and pupil to pupil feedback





























Children developing story telling





























References to the PNS will be removed and new pedagogical features with teacher `hints and tips' will be added throughout





























Increased emphasis on reflective practice





























Appendices updated to reference new UK government focus on phonics

Children'sEducational materialEducational: English language & literacyEducational: English language: reading & writing skillsEducationEducation TheorySchoolsPrimary & middle schoolsEducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of a specific subject Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/2021 ISBN-13: 9780415520355  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Pie Corbett is a freelance writer and poet. He has worked as English Inspector in Gloucestershire, as an OFSTED Inspector, and has run training nationally for the NLT. He is the author of a wide range of training materials and resources for teachers, and has advised the government on both primary and KS3 literacy initiatives, especially on the teaching of writing. He has authored over forty books including the current Writers' Workshop editions, the Writing Models series as well as Jumpstart! Literacy, Jumpstart! Poetry and Jumpstart! Storymaking.

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