Thinking for primary writing: improving children’s writing through creative thinking

Copping, Adrian ORCID logo ORCID: (2024) Thinking for primary writing: improving children’s writing through creative thinking. Critical Publishing. Full text not available from this repository.

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Drawing on the author's personal experience, this book provides a deeper understanding of how children experience the writing process in primary school. The framework termed 'think for writing' purports that training children in creative writing and providing creative thinking opportunities can develop their writing and improve their confidence in writing. Aimed at all teachers and trainees, it examines each element of the framework: the thinking environment, task design, training creative thinking, the building blocks of the writing process, and developing children's creative self-efficacy. This range of ideas and approaches across all elements of the writing process that teachers can adapt, adopt and apply to their own practice. This book also demonstrates that a lot of the key work in developing writing is done in between the building blocks of the writing process. This work in the gaps includes process feedback and feedback on the application of ideas. Ultimately, this book provides a resource for teachers to develop their writing pedagogy and children's outcomes whilst meeting National curriculum for England and Wales requirements and demands of standardised testing. Teachers can feel a lot more assured when designing units of work in primary English with this helpful framework, that provides them with this knowledge and details on how to apply it.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Critical Publishing
ISBN: 9781915713216
Departments: Institute of Education > Primary PGCE
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2023 15:38
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2024 16:00
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