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Modelling Exciting Writing

Modelling Exciting Writing
A guide for primary teaching

Second Edition

September 2022 | 208 pages | Corwin UK

The Primary National Curriculum sets challenging expectations for the teaching of writing. Children must master the process of composition, redrafting, editing and writing final pieces.

The book:
*Provides practical advice for the teaching of writing
*Demonstrates how to model writing for children
*Includes examples of good classroom practice of modelling writing
*Focuses on writing in different aspects of the curriculum
*Provides guidance, case studies and theoretical perspectives to show readers how they can become writers with and for children

The updated second edition includes:
*Ideas for discussion in a seminar/staff meeting/CPD event
*A new chapter enabling teachers to support children to bring their own cultures and ethnicities into their writing

1. Writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar
2. Reading for writing
3. Scaffoldng writing
4. Writing for children
5. Writing with children
6. Writing narrative, character and setting
7. Writing poetry
8. Writing fanfiction
9. Film as a model text
10. Writing fiction and non-fiction by retelling
11. Using technology to engage reluctant readers and aid writing
12. Cultural identity in children's writing

The second edition provides strong argument for modelling exciting writing in the primary teaching environment.

Dr Seidu Salifu
He & Teacher Training, NESCOT
October 16, 2022

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