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- ISBN: 9780415520355 | 0415520355
- Cover: Nonspecific Binding
- Copyright: 4/11/2020
How to Teach Fiction Writing Ages 8-12 is a practical manual to help teachers of junior classes to focus on the key aspects of developing children's storywriting. The book presents a series of essential writing workshops full of creative ideas and fun activities. It also offers a range of advice including how to set up and run an effective workshop and how to monitor NLS links. Workshops focus on capturing stories, characterization, creating settings, skilful paragraphing, writing in a variety of genres from myths and fables to adventures and science fiction, and writing style. New to this edition CD containing bank of downloadable models and some whole stories to complement extracts used in the book Expanded creative contexts around each story Drama exercises Reading as a reader exercises Reading as a writer exercises drawing on classic literature Shared writing projects Additional advice on teacher feedback and pupil to pupil feedback Children developing story telling References to the PNS will be removed and new pedagogical features with teacher 'hints and tips' will be added throughout Increased emphasis on reflective practice Appendices updated to reference new UK government focus on phonics