Jumpstart Poetry

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113403539X
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A good poetry idea should help the children feel excited about writing and enable them to think of what to write - developing their imagination, creativity and writing skills. Jumpstart! Poetry is about involving children as creative writers through writing poems. The book contains a bank of ideas that can be drawn upon when teaching poetry but also at other times to provide a source for creative writing that children relish. There are more than 100 quick warm-ups to fire the brain into a creative mood and to ‘jumpstart’ reading, writing and performing poetry in any key stage 1 or 2 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, this new ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary classroom.

Jumpstart Storymaking

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134035667
Size: 72.67 MB
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Jumpstart! Storymaking is a collection of games and activities to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' as well as creating a whole school culture of storytelling, reading and writing. Storymaking is the process of retelling, innovating and creating new stories. Like the best-selling Jumpstart! Literacy, this book contains imaginative ‘quick-fire' ideas that could be used as creative warm-ups and starters or developed into lessons. There are over 100 provocative and thought-provoking games and activities, intended to ‘jumpstart’ storytelling, reading and writing in any Key Stage 1, 2 or 3 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers.

Jumpstart Grammar

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131729436X
Size: 67.65 MB
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Fully updated to help teachers deal with the new 2016 Grammar Tests, this second edition presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action It includes coverage of the subjunctive and past progressive, selecting which tense is the most definite, identifying when a word is used as a subordinating conjunction/preposition, explaining how a comma can change meaning, and an increased emphasis on the passive. Jumpstart! Grammar will prepare children for any grammar tests on the horizon in an engaging way so that they love playing with words and spinning sentences to make ideas dance. And, of course, they will be able to name the parts if that is what is required. Fun games will focus first on helping children hear the difference various types of grammar can make followed by activities to help them understand what different effects you can create with grammar. Technical terms will only be introduced once the children have established what the various features can do, with a particular focus on those terms that really help children discuss what makes language coherent and effective. This indispensable, practical book celebrates the joys of language and coherent expression; of finding just the right words or phrases to express what you want to say.

Jumpstart Literacy

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138695177
Size: 22.24 MB
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This collection of simple to use, fun, multi-sensory games and creative lesson starters will jumpstart pupils enthusiasm for literacy learning. The `jumpstarts' cover: Warming up the word - spelling and word games Syntactic gymnastics - creating sentences and written style Games to stimulate - talk, drama and writing Quickfire whiteboard starters - to stimulate the imagination. For use at Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7-14).

Talk For Writing Across The Curriculum

Author: Corbett, Pie
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335240887
Size: 31.62 MB
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Talk for Writing across the Curriculum takes a dynamic and creative look at how writing non-fiction can be taught across the curriculum.

Jumpstart Literacy

Author: Pie Corbett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136775544
Size: 36.76 MB
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These fun multi-sensory games should jumpstart pupils' enthusiasm for learning.

A Meal Of The Stars

Author: Dana Jensen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547390076
Size: 68.86 MB
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A treasury of poems invites youngsters to read entries that are positioned in untraditional directions and celebrates the ways in which the world can sway, crash, rise, and fall and still remain magical.

Jumpstart Study Skills

Author: John Foster
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315280205
Size: 73.35 MB
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Jumpstart! Study Skills presents a collection of engaging and simple-to-use games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of working independently and as part of a group and how to develop the study skills necessary to succeed at school. Providing teachers with a range of practical ideas and strategies to promote active learning in Key Stage 2, the activities in this book will help students to: create plans for investigations and assignments; improve their organisational skills: time management and teamwork; collect data using methods such as observations, surveys and interviews; develop their reading and notetaking skills; engage in meaningful discussions and develop their talk skills; advance their computer skills to sift and record data; create strategies for revising and preparing for tests; analyse data and draw conclusions; improve their ability to write reports; evaluate their own achievements and identify future targets. Jumpstart! Study Skills is an essential classroom resource that will encourage children’s development and help teachers to deliver effective lessons that promote active learning in Key Stage 2.

Jumpstart Wellbeing

Author: Steve Bowkett
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317292065
Size: 74.42 MB
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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning. The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s motivation, their ability to concentrate and their willingness to explore, investigate and question, bringing huge benefits for children’s sense of achievement, self-confidence and resilience. Drawing on a wealth of practical activities that include both creative and critical ways of thinking, chapters cover: Wellbeing in the Classroom; Emotional Resourcefulness; Relaxation and Meditation; Mindfulness and Reflectiveness; Being Well. Jumpstart! Wellbeing is a treasure trove of fun activities and ideas for building wellbeing and its constituent skills into the curriculum.

Jumpstart Talk For Learning

Author: Lyn Dawes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317481550
Size: 58.59 MB
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Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your own spoken language activities to match topics you are teaching and individual needs of your class. Specifically written to help teachers with the direct teaching of talk skills required by the National Curriculum, activities in the book encourage children to: • participate in group and class discussions • use exploratory talk and share a range of points of view • use talk imaginatively to develop understanding • develop individual presentational talk • take part in active drama sessions Jumpstart! Talk for Learning includes a range of classroom activities that can be used in literacy lessons and integrated across the curriculum. This essential resource will help teachers develop children’s use of talk to understand one another and get things done together.