This book concisely summarises the problems associated with motivating boys to write and identifies clear ways to help.
Activities and ideas to support and inspire boys to write with confidence (Years 4-8 / Ages: 10-14)
Research shows that, in general, boys do not write as well as girls. Many boys are less interested in the writing process and less motivated to engage in it. Yet success in writing underpins success in many other areas. So how to help raise achievement and how to motivate these boys? This book, authored by a specialist writing teacher, concisely summarises the problems associated with motivating boys to write and identifies clear ways to help. The writing tasks and prompts have been carefully chosen to appeal to boys, focusing on fun and action-packed topics. The follow-up activities include discussion points to enhance boys’ learning of this vital skill.
Ages: 8-10 (Middle Primary), Ages: 10-12 (Upper Primary), Ages: 12-15 (Junior Secondary)
A4 Photopiable Teacher Resource Book – 56 pages
Boys won’t be able to resist the inclusive, purposeful writing programme in Writing Success for Boys, which puts fun and creativity at centre stage.
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Active Comprehension is a collection of comprehension activities that encourages a hands-on approach to engaging with texts.
By playing any of the great range of games this series offers, students are prompted to think about ideas, words and the details of language and to move towards the creative and focused part of their brain.
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As children work through the units in this Thinking About Me and Us series they develop and strengthen key higher-order processes especially creative, reflective and critical thinking.
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Written by highly experienced educators, Sally Sneddon and Anne Pettit, this book will assist educators, managers and coordinators in all kinds of education and care settings for young children to embed sustainability in everyday teaching.
STEM Detectives is a practical photographic resource to encourage and guide educators to identify the STEM happening in children’s play, as well as develop the skills and understanding to support and encourage a deeper level of exploration and discovery.
A Sense of Wonder explores the possibilities for experiencing science in early childhood settings, together with practical ideas to inspire early childhood educators and pre-service students.
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