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Theory into Practice: Extending Writing Skills
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Theory into Practice: Extending Writing Skills

Graham Butt

Series Editor: Mary Biddulph and Graham Butt

Key Stage: Key Stage 4

Pages: 44

ISBN: 978-1-903448-09-0

Published: 2001

 

£6.00

Each book in this series takes aspects of current research into geographical education and delivers them to the classroom practitioner. The Theory into Practice series is dedicated to improving and reinvigorating the debate about teaching and learning in geography.

Key elements of the series are: direct communication with the classroom practitioner about current aspects of research in geographical education, and how these relate to the classroom.

Extending Writing Skills is designed to support geography teachers in their efforts to help students communicate through geography. It shows, using research evidence, how the successful completion of extending writing tasks in the geography classroom can assist the learning process. In doing so it makes a link between ‘talking and writing to learn’ and shows how a variety of text-based activities can help students to develop a range of thinking and reasoning skills.

This book is ideal for secondary geography teachers, and will be of considerable interest to PGCE geography students and teachers with an interest in the development of language and literacy in different subjects.


CONTENTS

Editors’ preface
Introduction

Chapter 1: Communication in the geography classroom
Chapter 2: Extended writing and assessment
Chapter 3: Writing to learn
Chapter 4: Achieving high quality extended writing
Chapter 5: Broader consideration
Chapter 6: Conclusion

Bibliography

Follow the link to sample extracts from the GA's Theory into Practice publications.

weblink: http://www.geography.org.uk/gtip/library/theoryintopractice/

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