Inspiring Writers KS1
This course has been updated for 2017-2018 using new books and teaching sequences.
This training day offers guidance on how develop inclusive literacy provision and key routines for writing in order to support children as developing writers in Key Stage 1. It will strengthen practitioner knowledge of progression in writing and how to plan for an authentic writing process. It will demonstrate how a high quality text can inspire a wide range of writing opportunities and develop children’s knowledge, skills and stamina as writers.
All teachers will receive a high quality children's text and associated teaching sequence of detailed planning ideas to support the immediate implementation of the ideas from the day, inspiring a range of writing outcomes in their own classrooms.
The course will focus on the following key areas:
- What is writing? Why do we write?
- The reader in the writer– learning from the research
- An environment that supports and inspires a wide range of writing
- An authentic writing process, exemplified through a teaching sequence
"The course has reignited my passion for literacy. I've got a vast range of ideas I can easily adapt to my classroom."KS1 Teacher, 2017
"Learning to write begins - whatever the learner’s age with seeing oneself as a writer, doing the things writers do, and thinking the way writers think. Teachers have a crucial role to play here... "Smith, F (1994:180)