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Writing Programme (V1)

· Toolbox & Tasks directly target writing skills
· Feedback on targets encourages the learner
· Promotes self-assessment to support learning
· Versatile - adaptable to your scheme of work
· Answer booklet included for practice tasks
· Suitable for all learning support staff - teachers & teaching assistants
· Partners our grammar, spelling & punctuation programmes
The 'Writing Programme' will increase confidence and facilitate rapid progress in students' writing skills. This flexible programme can be used for one-to-one tuition, working with groups, whole class teaching or peer mentoring. The 'Tools' students need to improve their writing are explored in the Instruction Manual (36 pages) and are then put to work in the 'Task Book' (35 pages) where, after completing a series of practice activities, students are set a variety of writing tasks in the engaging context of Pete's Pet Shop. Tasks include applying for a job, leaflet design, writing a newsletter, proofreading articles, writing an article for the local newspaper and a speech for Pete to deliver at the local secondary school. Students monitor their own level of success on each 'Task' by reference to the seven self-assessment tables. The resources can be projected onto an IWB for class/group work and/or act as editable duplication masters. You can use MS Word to easily customise any part of the product. In addition, the Instruction Manual can be used across the curriculum and with your own schemes of work.

A certificate template is provided which can be awarded to those who complete the course. Over 100 pages in total - also includes 13 quality handouts.
The following sample allows you to review an online version of this product. Please note - the commercial product is sold as original MS Word files (fully editable). This online version of the product is for evaluation purposes only. Please use the menu tools to zoom and turn the pages as necessary. You may wish to enable the 'thumbnails' - the control is in the lower left corner of the screen. This sample works on PC Windows, Mac OS, iOS and Android. N.B. In this online version the text cannot be selected or copied and the print option has also been disabled.

N.B. the sample does not include the b/w versions in order to minimise the file size and download time - it is still 99 pages. Scroll down this page to see further details and to order online.



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Writing Programme CD ROM (WRACD)

Writing Programme CD ROM (WRACD)


All of the resource is provided as an editable Word 2010 master file. There are 14 Practice Tasks and 7 Writing Tasks...

Practice Tasks:
1: Mind map
2: Writing frame
3: Signposting
4: Splitting text into paragraphs. More signposting
5: High frequency words. Homophones
6: Plurals. Suffixes
7: Starting and ending sentences. Commas
8: Speech marks and commas. Apostrophes
9: Sentences. Pronouns
10: Verb tenses. Subject-verb agreement
11: WOW words. Emotive words
12: Similes and metaphors. Alliteration
13: Proofreading an article
14: Proofreading an advert

Writing Tasks:
1: A newspaper article
2: A story
3: A webpage
4: A speech
5: A formal letter
6: A leaflet
7: An instruction guide



Price: 60.00 (Including VAT at 20%)

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