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Talk for Writing


We ask the children to write independently to show us how their skills are developing.  They have such a lot to remember: spellings, handwriting, punctuation, sentence structure!  It really helps the children if they come to this lesson with good ideas of what to write.

Once a fortnight we will post a picture on DOJO for you to chat about. Try to ask questions to help them to write sentences about the picture.  Some ideas would be: 

What can you see?  If you were there, what could you feel or hear?  Would you like to go there? Do this?