Write Away 1-6 Set
This series was designed to help pupils who need to develop confidence in reading and writing and for those who English is an additional language to extend their range of written work to fulfill their National Curriculum requirements.
The activities can be used selectively to focus on specific types of text, or to supplement work being done in the mainstream class. Most pages are followed by writing frames/templates allowing students to extend their work and produce a task in two stages that would have been difficult in one stage. All 6 books are at the same level.
Reading age 8+ years.
Book 1 Everyday skills. Notes, cards, postcards, instructions and letters.
Book 2 Popular media and information. Cartoon strips, magazines, newspaper reports and information leaflets.
Book 3 Humour, poetry and drama. Jokes, limericks, poems, dialogues and drama.
Book 4 Personal writing and stories. Diary writing, autobiographical events, biography and fictional narratives.
Book 5 Cross-curricular text types. Experimental report, investigation plan, technology plan, writing for geography and history.
Book 6 Essays. Note-making and planning, essay types: explanation, comparison, discussion, persuasion, evaluation.