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Using Writing Journals in the primary classroom

  • by: Tre and Pet from Dandelion Learning
  • On: 19, Nov 2020
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Using Writing Journals in the primary classroom

Try Writing Journals and revolutionise your children’s independent writing! Writing Journals – sometimes called Author’s Notebooks are vocabulary books in which children can capture gorgeous language ...

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5 writing display ideas that really rock!

Encouraging great writing skills can be made all the easier with the support of a great classroom display. We’ve gathered a few of our favourite writing displays from teachers who totally nailed it wh...

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How to make the moderation of writing a positive experience

We can almost hear a collective groan at the mention of the word moderation. We get it, you have more fun things to do! But it is necessary. In fact, it’s more than necessary: it’s extremely valuable ...

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Teaching writing: news reports that go further

Do you need a great hook for teaching how to write a newspaper report?

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How to teach narrative writing in primary school

At Pobble, we take writing seriously — but that doesn’t mean we don’t like to have fun with it! We believe that in order for pupils to become successful writers, they have to be engaged, entertained, ...

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Sensory classroom strategies to inspire writing

Sensory classroom strategies are commonplace for SEND pupils. I’d argue, however, they might benefit all children. After all, many pupils find it difficult to express the sensory details that make a p...

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12 powerful poetry types to teach your class - with examples!

There are many forms of poetry all with different characteristics and structures. The interplay of words and rhythm can help children understand and appreciate the world around them and find new ways ...

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4 simple tech ideas you can use to improve writing

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

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Teaching writing: The power of a hook

Purposeful creativity in the classroom has the power to ignite young minds and imaginations.

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