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Big Writing: Writing Voice & Basic Skills: The class teacher's guide to Big Writing

A whole-school approach to raising writing standards

Ros Wilson

Suitable for:  ALL UK primary schools International schools Secondary schools for use at KS3

Price:  £37.00

ISBN: 978-0-19-838895-1
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 297x210mm

Availability: In stock.

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"If a child can't say it, a child can't write it." Big Writing is a teaching methodology in which pupils learn and develop the ideas, vocabulary and higher level grammatical structures needed to improve writing almost entirely through talk. Writing Voice and Basic Skills explains Big Writing and provides ideas and activities to get you started


  • Big Writing teaches children how to write and how to write better
  • Provides a clear summary of the Big Writing approach, including key aspects such as Writing Voice, VCOP, Basic Skills and the Criterion Scale for assessment
  • Includes an Action Plan to help teachers get started
  • Offers a wealth of lively, practical ideas for implementing Big Writing in the classroom
  • Includes six lessons for Quick Impact to help you make an immediate difference to pupils' writing standards
Age range 7-11

Available as part of these packs:

Big Writing Complete Pack

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