Talk for Writing consultant Jamie Thomas talks through the Talk for Reading planning process, discussing the importance of working with high- quality texts and using strategies that enable children to develop deep, meaningful understanding.
Talk for Writing and Reading consultant Jamie Thomas talks through the Talk for Reading planning process at KS1, discussing the importance of working with high-quality texts and using strategies that enable children to develop deep understanding.
In this video series, Pie Corbett answers your frequently asked questions. Here, he discusses what is meant by a ‘hook’, when and how to use one, and why it is important to the Talk for Writing approach.
Talk for Writing consultant Jamie Thomas explains how a model text can be used to help pupils explore character through levels of formality and perspective. Below is the model text, teaching notes and worked examples.
Jumpstart Storymaking is a collection of ideas to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. Over 100 thought-provoking games and activities, intended to ‘jumpstart’ storytelling, reading and writing in Key Stage 1, 2 or 3 classrooms. Practical, easy and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers.