The second edition of this popular book includes a new ‘charting your progress’ feature for more focused coverage of assessment, new content on highlighting opportunities for teaching SPAG as part of teaching writing and more examples of writing for a digital audience. This practical text provides trainee teachers exemplar lessons that encourage purposeful writing across the curriculum alongside a detailed exploration of what makes them good, and the theory behind them. It encourages trainees to consider the teaching of writing critically and to envisage how they can shape lessons for their own teaching. In starting with teaching then exploring theory, the text mirrors how many trainees will learn.

Story Stones for Telling Stories

Story Stones for Telling Stories

Story Stones for Telling Stories


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Purpose of the writing: To entertain, to narrate and to describe

Context: Using a set of seven stones as a structure for creating a narrative

Destination and audience

In this chapter children will be writing a story based on the main features of an adventurous, spooky or suspense ...

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