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7 Techniques for Generating Story Writing Ideas in KS2

16th Feb 2020

Teaching creative writing may not always produce the outcomes you were hoping for. Here's some ideas to help inspire your primary class during story writing tasks. 

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Activities for Teaching Writing Genres in KS1 & 2

2nd Feb 2020

Understanding genre will help primary pupils to make the most of their budding creativity. Here's some activities to help them on their way.

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5 Fantastic Free Write Ideas for Primary Classes

20th Jan 2020

‘Free writing’ is a task whereby the class are expected to write continuously for a set amount of time, but without focusing on any particular skill. It’s the ideal opportunity for children to be creative, without constraint!

Here’s five ideas to help your class embrace free writing and use it to their advantage.

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5 Benefits of Writing a Book Review in KS2

5th Jan 2020

Contrary to popular belief, writing a book review isn’t a test of knowledge – nor should they be used to ‘prove’ that a book has been read. If you’re not sure of the wider benefits that writing book reviews can bring, don’t worry – we’ve summarised our top five.

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Creating Clever Character Descriptions in your Primary Class

29th Dec 2019

A good character description is all about feelings – and not just that of the character themselves, of course.

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Can Creative Writing Be Taught?

16th Dec 2019

Once children have a grasp of literacy, they can make their first steps towards becoming the next Philip Pullman or Jacqueline Wilson – but as with all subjects, some children find this easier than others.

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Make Instruction Writing Fun in KS1

27th Nov 2019

Instruction writing teaches children to think carefully and literally. In contrast to other writing activities where we encourage their minds to wander.

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Brainstorming Activities For Primary Pupils

22nd Nov 2019

The hardest part of any task is getting started.

We all know the feeling.

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10 Tips For Teaching Imaginative Writing to Your Primary Class

26th Oct 2019

“The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” – William Butler Yeats.

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Anti-Bullying Week (11th - 15th Nov): Five Stories to Encourage Friendship In Your Classroom

17th Oct 2019

From name-calling to physical altercations, bullying is far from a new phenomenon – but that doesn’t mean we should regard it as ‘part of growing up’.

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Writing Worries Away: Literacy Lessons for Anxious Children

24th Sep 2019

Literacy can be an excellent tool to help pupils release their burdens.

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International Day of The Girl Child (11th October) - Five Awesome Girls In Children’s Literature

18th Sep 2019

On the 11th of October, the world will observe International Day of the Girl Child. Here are our five favourite girls in children’s literature.

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