'I would recommend this book to anyone interested in young children's development as writers.
Its clarity and easy-flowing style not only make it a good read but would provide an invaluable support to schools that want to be more explicit in explaining their view of children's writing development to parents' - GAEC Newsletter 'Written in a clear and straightforward style which makes it immediately accessible to those for whom developmental writing is not familiar territory, but who are concerned to understand what it involves' - Reading This is a practical guide to implementing and sustaining a developmental approach to writing in the early years.
It is intended for all those interested in the education of young children, including teachers students and governors.
Beginning with a sound theoretical justification for developmental writing, the book gives practical guidance on a range of issues such as planning a writing curriculum, spelling, handwriting, assessment, bilingual writers, gender, parents and creating a writing policy.
Each chapter is illustrated with examples of children's writing and reference is made to The National Curriculum documents for English.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages, 1, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/08/1993
- Category: Teaching of a specific subject
- ISBN: 9781853962240