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7 spooky writing ideas to try with your class!

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 15, Oct 2020
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7 spooky writing ideas to try with your class!

‘Tis the season to get spooky! It’s a great time to let children’s imaginations run wild with thoughts of mysterious magic, ghostly goings-on and spooky spells.

Sensory classroom strategies to inspire writing

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Sight words often have little meaning on their own, but they do contribute a great deal to the meaning of a sentence. Young learners must recognise these frequently encountered words without sounding ...

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As an edtech company we're always exploring ways that technology can support the teaching of writing.

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7 super strategies to stop shouting out in class

Does this sound familiar? You’re in the zone, your class are engaged and on task... Then one student, shouts out and breaks your flow.

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The ultimate list of Roald Dahl writing ideas - with examples!

Roald Dahl is one of the world's most famous and beloved authors whose stories brim with magic, mischief and mayhem. His books are used as inspiration for writing lessons in classrooms around the worl...

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