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.

Writing in MFL: Tina Page with Nathalie Paris from Natta-lingo

  • By: K. Board, T. Tinsley, C. Burstall, M. Jamieson, S. Cohen, M. Hargreaves, E. Carle, C. Cheater, R. Churches, J. Cross, R. Churches, M. Datta, C. Pomphrey, J. Donaldson, A. Scheffler, P. Driscoll, D. Frost, P. Driscoll, A. Lambirth, J. Roden, J. Feiffer, K. Hall, R. Churches, A. Hurrell, D. Driscoll, D. Frost, K. Kelly, R. Churches, S. Kitamura, S. Krashen, A. Kubanek-German, A. Lambirth, P. Driscoll, A. Lambirth, J. Roden, D. Lennenberg, L. Lionni, (D.P.) Newton, A. Bushnell, D. Waugh, T. Page, W. Penfield, J. Roberts, H.H. Stern, P. Wade, H. Marshall & S. O'Donnell
  • In:Inviting Writing: Teaching & Learning Writing across the Primary Curriculum
  • Chapter DOI:https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529714913
  • Subject:English, Elementary English
  • Keywords:Key Stage 2; language; Paris; primary school; teaching

Writing in MFL: Tina Page with Nathalie Paris from Natta-lingo

Writing in MFL: Tina page with nathalie paris from natta-lingo

Teachers' Standards

Standard 3 – Demonstrate Good Subject and Curriculum Knowledge

  • have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils' interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship

Standard 4 – Plan and Teach Well-Structured Lessons

  • impart knowledge and develop understanding through effective use of lesson time
  • promote a love of learning and children's intellectual curiosity

Key icon Key Questions

  • How do we introduce the skill of writing to early learners of a foreign language?
  • How can we encourage early learners to write in a foreign language?
  • What approaches can we use ...
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