Let Software do what Software Can, so Teachers do what only Teachers Can In two preceding posts, I explored the context around evaluating student writing. Specifically, this included the time and effort expended by teachers as well as the role technology could playand our feelings related to both. This post attempts to move past the hysteria and stagnation to gain some clarity around what we really want.
Join The Narrative Writing Pack The Narrative Writing Pack is bursting with educational posters, activities and display resources to help your children to write amazing stories! Join Teaching Packs Persuasive writing scaffold download these resources today!
In this Teaching Pack Fifteen Narrative Writing Posters - Help your children to learn all about the features of narrative writing with our eye-catching posters. They can be used as a whole class teaching tool, as an independent reference tool or on your classroom displays.
The posters are also available in a smaller card format.
Use it as a table mat for children to refer to during their writing activities or display it in your classroom! Three Narrative Writing Checklists - Give your children a copy of our handy checklists while they are planning, drafting, writing and improving their narrative writing.
Ten Describing Characters Resources - The resource sheets can be used to help your children describe different aspects of the characters in their story. Three 'Planning Characters' Templates - Three different templates to help your children to think about the characters that they are going to use in their narrative writing.
Each template includes space for a picture - why not use the Characters Cards from our Writing Prompts pack? Twenty Settings Vocabulary Resources - A selection of words and phrases that can be used to describe ten different settings. A fantastic reference tool for your children's writing!
Three 'Planning Settings' Templates - Encourage your children to think about the settings for their narrative writing with these planning templates.
Three different templates are available, with space for a picture which could come from the Settings Cards in our Writing Prompts pack. Four Planning Narrative Writing Templates - A set of planning templates to help your children work out the characters, setting and plot of their stories.
One Writing Process Poster - A poster that outlines five steps in the writing process. Share this with your class as they progress through each step of their narrative writing. Sixty Story Openings — Can your children sort the story openings into different groups and then write their own examples or use these as the starting point for their own narrative writing?
Thirty-Six Story Endings - Sort the story endings into different groups or use them in your own writing! Forty-Eight 'Pick a Problem' Cards - A huge collection of ideas for 'problems' to include within your children's stories. How will your students choose to resolve each problem? Use them as the starting point for narrative writing in lots of different ways, using the included list of teaching ideas!
Eight Display Banners - Printable banners to add to your classroom displays as your children learn about different aspects of narrative writing.
Alternative versions of many of these resources are also included in the pack. These are intended for use with older learners.
They have similar content, but do not include the animal characters. Watch the video below to view samples of resources from the Narrative Writing Pack. All payments are handled securely. Visit our Help Pages.This writing unit will help you scaffold the structural components of an persuasive essay and facilitate your students to write persuasively on given topics.
There are four lessons that will scaffold writing at every stage of the persuasive essay .
Persuasive Writing Scaffold “The purpose of persuasive writing is to persuade a reader to a point of view on an issue. Persuasive writing may express an opinion, discuss, analyse and. Scaffolding Students' Writing. Scaffolding is a useful metaphor for thinking about all types of instruction. In this part of your learning module, we will consider how good teachers scaffold students' learning about how to be competent and effective writers.
We completed one of our first favorites early on in the novel, and was a great tie-in to teaching empathy. Perhaps you've seen images from an anti-bullying lesson and crumpled paper - that one stuck with me from the minute I saw it.
Use this generic scaffolding sheet to provide some structure for students when they are learning to write a persuasive text. Exclusive Informative Resources. Informative writing tries to conveys information accurately.
The writer’s aim is to increase the reader’s knowledge, to help the reader better understand a procedure or process, or to increase the reader’s comprehension of a concept.