Teachers and trainee teachers need to see the ‘bigger picture’ when it comes to writing. Teaching writing involves more than simply teaching the mechanics of writing such as spelling, grammar and punctuation. Writing takes place right across the curriculum and good teachers see opportunities for teaching writing in every lesson.

Introduction

Introduction
Introduction
Adam Bushnell David Waugh

This book focuses on writing across the primary curriculum. Throughout the book, contributors show how writing can be an integral part of their subjects, offering opportunities for consolidation of ideas and creative responses to learning.

Every subject in the primary curriculum is covered, including religious education, social, moral, spiritual and cultural education and modern languages. We also devote a chapter to writing non-fiction.

The contributors have been drawn from schools, universities and organisations that are strongly involved in education and educational consultants. All have in common a passion for sharing good practice and a keen desire to develop children's ability to express themselves in writing.

Each chapter provides research focuses, critical questions, activities and reflections to encourage ...

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