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Helping Children to Write, Paperback / softback Book

Helping Children to Write Paperback / softback


`I would recommend this book to anyone interested in young children's development as writers.

Its clarity and easy-flowing style not only make it a good read but would provide an invaluable support to schools that want to be more explicit in explaining their view of children's writing development to parents' - GAEC Newsletter`Written in a clear and straightforward style which makes it immediately accessible to those for whom developmental writing is not familiar territory, but who are concerned to understand what it involves' - ReadingThis is a practical guide to implementing and sustaining a developmental approach to writing in the early years.

It is intended for all those interested in the education of young children, including teachers students and governors. Beginning with a sound theoretical justification for developmental writing, the book gives practical guidance on a range of issues such as planning a writing curriculum, spelling, handwriting, assessment, bilingual writers, gender, parents and creating a writing policy.

Each chapter is illustrated with examples of children's writing and reference is made to The National Curriculum documents for English.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Teaching of a specific subject
  • ISBN: 9781853962240



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