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Unlocking The Writer in Every Child: The Book of Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing (Teachers Resources) (Professional Development in Literacy)

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The Essential Companion to the successful ‘Unlocking the Reader in Every Child’, this new book focuses on the often neglected issue of writing. It follows the same format as its predecessor, offering explanation, tips and guidance, alongside practical activities to engage and support writing. Individual chapters focus on writing fiction, poetry and drama, writing for practical purposes (including persuasive writing) and writing in the digital world. A specific chapter also addresses special needs issues in writing. As with reading, learning to write needs support and continual practice at all ages, and this book offers activity ideas for children learning to write, from beginners right up to the post – 16 years.

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016