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Getting the buggers to write, Sue Cowley

Label
Getting the buggers to write
Title
Getting the buggers to write
Statement of responsibility
Sue Cowley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cowley, Sue
Dewey number
372.623
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English language
  • English language
Label
Getting the buggers to write, Sue Cowley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2004
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Starting Points -- 1.First Steps to Writing -- The strands of literacy -- Early mark making -- Early writing techniques -- Letter activities -- From letters to words -- From words to sentences -- Structure and young writers -- What makes a good writer? -- 2.Building Firm Foundations -- Back to basics -- Spelling -- Punctuation -- Grammar -- Some thoughts on paragraphing -- Handwriting -- Graphology -- Working with words -- 3.The Writer's Toolkit -- Writing processes -- Finding a starting point -- Selecting a form -- Knowing your audience -- Thinking about viewpoint, style and timing -- Brainstorming -- Researching -- Mind-mapping -- Selecting material -- Planning -- From first draft to final draft -- Presenting the final draft -- Reviewing and evaluating -- 4.The Motivated Writer -- Getting them writing -- Keeping them writing -- Getting them writing properly -- A reason to write -- An atmosphere for writing -- Warm-up exercises --
  • Contents note continued: Focus exercises -- Putting the pleasure back into writing -- The teacher as writer -- pt. 2 Writing across the Curriculum -- 5.Writing in All the Subjects -- Writing in practical subjects -- Motivation across the curriculum -- All together now: cross-curricular writing projects -- 6.Essay Writing -- Some basic tips -- Planning an essay -- Answering the question -- How to quote -- The `four step' essay-writing technique -- Introductions and conclusions -- 7.Creative Writing -- Creating a fiction -- Starting points for creative writing -- Finding inspiration -- Using your senses -- The importance of genre -- Writing fiction -- Writing scripts -- Writing poetry -- 8.Non-fiction Writing -- Note-taking and annotation -- Building your writing -- Non-fiction forms -- Technique and non-fiction writing -- Types of non-fiction writing -- Recount (account) -- Report (non-chronological) -- Explanation -- Instructions (procedure) -- Persuasive writing -- Discussion --
  • Contents note continued: The importance of being an expert -- Writing about language -- Writing about literature -- 9.Writing in the Digital Age -- ICT and writing -- Word processing -- Writing and the interactive whiteboard -- Writing and the internet -- Email and writing -- Safety on the internet -- ICT: the practicalities -- pt. 3 Everyone's a Writer -- 10.Supporting the Struggling Writer -- Key strategies for the teacher -- Key strategies for the student -- Key strategies for differentiation -- Supporting students with English as a second or additional language -- Writing and behaviour -- 11.Extending the Gifted Writer -- Challenging starters -- Structuring the learning -- Finding a `voice' -- Essay writing with the most able -- 12.Boys and Writing -- Expectations of boys' writing -- Motivating boys to write -- Inspirational topics for boys' writing -- Teaching techniques to inspire boys -- Engaging formats for boys' writing -- pt. 4 Writing it Right --
  • Contents note continued: 13.Writing and Assessment -- Assessing writing -- Top tips for assessment -- Marking symbols -- Marking methods -- Strategies for assessment -- Effective questioning techniques -- Approaching exams -- 14.The Writing Clinic -- Overwriting -- Dull or under-writing -- Lack of punctuation -- Repetitive writing -- Irrelevant facts -- Listing -- 15.Celebrating Writing -- Displaying writing -- Publishing writing -- Book weeks -- Author days/weeks -- Charity activities -- Competitions -- Writers' workshops -- `Play in a day' -- Trips -- pt. 5 Resources for Writing
Control code
000046822828
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiv, 248 p.
Isbn
9781441171306
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Getting the buggers to write, Sue Cowley
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2004
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Starting Points -- 1.First Steps to Writing -- The strands of literacy -- Early mark making -- Early writing techniques -- Letter activities -- From letters to words -- From words to sentences -- Structure and young writers -- What makes a good writer? -- 2.Building Firm Foundations -- Back to basics -- Spelling -- Punctuation -- Grammar -- Some thoughts on paragraphing -- Handwriting -- Graphology -- Working with words -- 3.The Writer's Toolkit -- Writing processes -- Finding a starting point -- Selecting a form -- Knowing your audience -- Thinking about viewpoint, style and timing -- Brainstorming -- Researching -- Mind-mapping -- Selecting material -- Planning -- From first draft to final draft -- Presenting the final draft -- Reviewing and evaluating -- 4.The Motivated Writer -- Getting them writing -- Keeping them writing -- Getting them writing properly -- A reason to write -- An atmosphere for writing -- Warm-up exercises --
  • Contents note continued: Focus exercises -- Putting the pleasure back into writing -- The teacher as writer -- pt. 2 Writing across the Curriculum -- 5.Writing in All the Subjects -- Writing in practical subjects -- Motivation across the curriculum -- All together now: cross-curricular writing projects -- 6.Essay Writing -- Some basic tips -- Planning an essay -- Answering the question -- How to quote -- The `four step' essay-writing technique -- Introductions and conclusions -- 7.Creative Writing -- Creating a fiction -- Starting points for creative writing -- Finding inspiration -- Using your senses -- The importance of genre -- Writing fiction -- Writing scripts -- Writing poetry -- 8.Non-fiction Writing -- Note-taking and annotation -- Building your writing -- Non-fiction forms -- Technique and non-fiction writing -- Types of non-fiction writing -- Recount (account) -- Report (non-chronological) -- Explanation -- Instructions (procedure) -- Persuasive writing -- Discussion --
  • Contents note continued: The importance of being an expert -- Writing about language -- Writing about literature -- 9.Writing in the Digital Age -- ICT and writing -- Word processing -- Writing and the interactive whiteboard -- Writing and the internet -- Email and writing -- Safety on the internet -- ICT: the practicalities -- pt. 3 Everyone's a Writer -- 10.Supporting the Struggling Writer -- Key strategies for the teacher -- Key strategies for the student -- Key strategies for differentiation -- Supporting students with English as a second or additional language -- Writing and behaviour -- 11.Extending the Gifted Writer -- Challenging starters -- Structuring the learning -- Finding a `voice' -- Essay writing with the most able -- 12.Boys and Writing -- Expectations of boys' writing -- Motivating boys to write -- Inspirational topics for boys' writing -- Teaching techniques to inspire boys -- Engaging formats for boys' writing -- pt. 4 Writing it Right --
  • Contents note continued: 13.Writing and Assessment -- Assessing writing -- Top tips for assessment -- Marking symbols -- Marking methods -- Strategies for assessment -- Effective questioning techniques -- Approaching exams -- 14.The Writing Clinic -- Overwriting -- Dull or under-writing -- Lack of punctuation -- Repetitive writing -- Irrelevant facts -- Listing -- 15.Celebrating Writing -- Displaying writing -- Publishing writing -- Book weeks -- Author days/weeks -- Charity activities -- Competitions -- Writers' workshops -- `Play in a day' -- Trips -- pt. 5 Resources for Writing
Control code
000046822828
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xiv, 248 p.
Isbn
9781441171306
Other physical details
ill.

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