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This is the ultimate all-in-one guide for teaching writing, spelling, punctuation and grammar in the primary classroom.
An easy-to-follow guide that breaks down the requirements of the National Curriculum and provides a planning overview for teaching, combining grammar, spelling, punctuation and writing into one book. Including annotated high-quality model texts, to show teachers the benchmark for expectations in each year group and presents up-to-date content that reflects the new framework for writing.
Providing practical advice on teaching grammar and writing techniques through the use of non-fiction texts, Grammarsaurus is closely aligned to the National Curriculum and ensures teachers are addressing the right topics at the right time.
Each chapter focuses on a non-fiction text type: instructions, explanations, non-chronological reports, diary entries, newspaper reports and persuasive texts. There are photocopiable model texts for each year group, along with annotated versions guiding teachers through language features, grammar, spelling and punctuation opportunities, saving hours of lesson planning. Mitch Hudson and Anna Richards, expert teachers and creators of the popular Grammarsaurus website, answer common questions from teachers: 'When should I teach this punctuation mark?', or 'Which spellings should I be teaching my Year 3 class?'.
With model texts covering a range of subject areas and up-to-date content using the latest curriculum framework, teachers can feel confident in tackling writing and SPaG across all the key areas of non-fiction. Please note that the PDF eBook version of this book cannot be printed or saved in any other format. It is intended for use on interactive whiteboards and projectors only.
I've always found non-fiction writing harder to plan for, but this will definitely make the job easier! Most of the hard work is done for you, with annotated model texts matched to National Curriculum topics for each genre. What more could you want? -- Sophie Bartlett - Year 5/6 teacher and English lead, @_MissieBee
An amazing book for new and experienced teachers, bringing together high-quality text examples to suit curriculum expectations as well as the right grammar to match. It's going to save hours of endless scrolling for texts. -- Maaria Khan - Year 6 teacher and English Lead, @MissKhan
|Publication date:||15th April 2021|
|Author:||Mitch Hudson, Anna Richards|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Education an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
Mitch Hudson is a former deputy headteacher and Specialist Leader of Education. In 2015 he created Grammarsaurus: a primary resource website used by over 20,000 teachers. Mitch has delivered grammar and writing training to teachers across the UK. Anna Richards is an acting Lead Practitioner and has 11 years of experience working across Key Stages 1 and 2. She is a writing moderator for Portsmouth, and works with Mitch on the popular Grammarsaurus website.More About Mitch Hudson, Anna Richards