Jumpstart! Storymaking

Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

Author: Pie Corbett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134035667

Category: Education

Page: 144

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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.
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Jumpstart! Grammar

Games and activities for ages 6 - 14

Author: Pie Corbett,Julia Strong

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131729436X

Category: Education

Page: 252

View: 6879

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.
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Jumpstart! Literacy

Key Stage 2/3 Literacy Games

Author: Pie Corbett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136775544

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 7366

These fun multi-sensory games should jumpstart pupils' enthusiasm for learning.
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Jumpstart! Poetry

Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

Author: Pie Corbett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113403539X

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 2302

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.
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Jumpstart! Wellbeing

Games and activities for ages 7-14

Author: Steve Bowkett,Kevin Hogston

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317292065

Category: Education

Page: 156

View: 9549

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.
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Jumpstart! Apps

Creative learning, ideas and activities for ages 7–11

Author: Natalia Kucirkova,Jon Audain,Liz Chamberlain

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317379225

Category: Education

Page: 152

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This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ learning and help the busy teacher to reinvigorate their teaching through the use of mobile apps and activities that can be used in the classroom. A wealth of practical activities and advice on how to incorporate over 40 lively and exciting apps into the classroom will enable teachers to deliver creative lessons. This essential guide focuses on a range of apps, including Skitch, QR codes, Comic Life, Do Ink Green Screen, Puppet Pals, Our Story and much more. This book offers much needed guidance on creative ways to integrate apps within the National Curriculum and how they can be incorporated into the teaching of Key Stages 1 and 2. Enabling teachers to deliver effective and imaginative lessons through the use of apps and providing links to a wide range of online resources, it covers all core areas of the curriculum: English, Maths, Science, Modern Foreign Languages, ICT, History, Geography and PE. Jumpstart! Apps is an essential classroom resource that will encourage creative and independent learning in children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers, teaching assistants and students integrate apps into their daily practice, make the most of technology at their disposal and deliver imaginative and effective lessons.
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Jumpstart! PSHE

Games and activities for ages 7-13

Author: John Foster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317485297

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 7956

This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of themselves, their relationships and their knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle. A wealth of practical activities in the book range from class and group discussions and formal debates to games, role plays, hot seating and thought tracking. This book enables teachers to deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons, encouraging children to: • Share their views on issues that concern them such as bullying • Learn to think for themselves and to make their own decisions • Be aware of the dangers involved in drinking, smoking and drugtaking • Understand their relationships with family and friends • Explore social issues such as prejudice and discrimination • Learn how to handle their emotions Jumpstart! PSHE is an essential classroom resource that will encourage the personal development of children and is the perfect solution for helping teachers deliver effective and imaginative PSHE lessons.
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Jumpstart! Science

Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

Author: Rosemary Feasey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134016972

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 6755

Jumpstart! Science provides teachers with a range of lively, short, fun activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum. It encourages teachers to develop creative approaches to motivating and engaging children in science. The activities are aimed at a number of areas of science from learning scientific words to recalling information and problem solving. This fun book helps to ‘jumpstart’: lessons plenary sessions children moving from one aspect of science or type of learning in science to another. There are more than 55 engaging science games and activities in this book to ‘jumpstart’ science lessons in every Key Stage 1 and 2 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating, the science ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and add creativity to their science teaching.
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Creative Writing for Kids volumes 1-4

Author: Amanda J Harrington

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1326547275

Category:

Page: 400

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This complete set of the Creative Writing for Kids series brings together four very distinct books, each with their own personality and overall theme. Creative Writing for Kids 1 is full of story starters, mini-stories, plans, comic strips and picture starters which are a good place to start with creative writing. Creative Writing for Kids 2 also has lots of fun story starters and ideas but also includes longer length activities which help children to work on more in-depth writing without being overwhelmed. Creative Writing for Kids 3: Winter Tales uses the themes of Winter, holidays, seasonal fun and familiar but exciting ideas to help children think and write creatively. Once upon a story... uses magical and fantastical ideas and imagery to encourage children to create their own stories about lands full of wizards and witches, goblins and giants. Both Winter Tales and Once upon a story... include longer projects as well as story starters and picture-based activities.
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Jumpstart! Maths

Maths activities and games for ages 5–14

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317658329

Category: Education

Page: 94

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To celebrate the return of the title "Mathematics" to the National Curriculum, Jumpstart! Maths is a completely updated, revised and re-named edition of ‘Jumpstart Numeracy’ reorganised to reflect the new 2014 curriculum and programmes of study. Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of mathematics in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach maths engagingly, then this is also the perfect book for you. Specifically written to help teachers work within the guidelines of the new curriculum, activities in the book will help pupils to explore and learn maths in an atmosphere of fun, mutual support and tolerance. Many activities make use of a computer and interactive whiteboard. Activities include:- brain bending quizzes to get pupils thinking oral games – warm up pupils’ mathematical vocabulary differentiated games and quizzes activities for interactive whiteboards, flipcharts and PCs ICT handy hints additional problem solving games Areas covered include, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics. There is an emphasis on problem solving throughout. Jumpstart Maths will celebrate the joy of learning mathematics and become a vital resource for all classroom teachers from Key stage 1 through to 3.
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Jumpstart! Creativity

Games and Activities for Ages 7–14

Author: Steve Bowkett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134081936

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 1975

Jumpstart Creativity! is a book of games and activities that any primary teacher can do quickly, at the beginning of a lesson or as a time-filler, with little preparation. They grab children’s attention and get them focussed on learning. There are more than fifty provocative games and activities including, 'An Alien in the Cage is Worth Two on the Moon’ and 'Faced with a Smilemma, Everybody Wins' to ‘jumpstart’ creativity in any Key Stage 2 or 3 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will suit a range of learning styles – from the visual, auditory or kinaesthetic to the cognitive. The jumpstarts cover: thinking questioning reasoning problem-solving wordplay. Looking for a way to get your students’ attention, fast? Look no further! Jumpstart! Creativity is the fourth book in the series, following books on literacy, numeracy and ICT.
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Literacy

What Works?

Author: Sue Palmer,Pie Corbett

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748785193

Category: Education

Page: 87

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Sue Palmer and Pie Corbett are the best-known names in Primary Literacy. This book distils their vast experience, and the experience of five years of the Literacy Strategy. Enables the reader to discover 'how to really teach with what really works'.
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Eleanor's Enormous Ears

Author: Wendy Cheyette Lewison

Publisher: Cartwheel Books

ISBN: 9780439203180

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When Eleanor the elephant is unable to disguise her enormous ears, she learns to appreciate what makes her special.
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Kid writing

a systematic approach to phonics, journals, and writing workshop

Author: Eileen G. Feldgus,Isabell Cardonick

Publisher: Wright Group/ McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780322064355

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Turn children who don't know the alphabet into fluent, proficient, and confident writers!Kid Writinginvites you into classrooms that integrate phonics instruction across the curriculum and throughout the school day. Kindergartners through second-graders, as well as preschoolers, second-language learners, and special education students, flourish in this program. Once you've witnessed the success of this approach and have seen the techniques, you'll be ready to try it yourself. 192 pages.
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Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

Games and activities for ages 7-12

Author: Lyn Dawes,John Foster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317481550

Category: Education

Page: 152

View: 9089

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.
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The New Social Story Book

Author: Carol Gray

Publisher: Future Horizons

ISBN: 9781885477668

Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 9487

Presents a collection of social stories with simple illustrations designed for serving people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and those working for them.
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Jumpstart! Geography

Engaging activities for ages 7-12

Author: Mark Jones,Sarah Whitehouse

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317916883

Category: Education

Page: 114

View: 569

This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the geographical skills of enquiry, outdoor learning, graphicacy and communication. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of people, places and issues through being encouraged to ‘think geographically’ about the world they live in. Areas covered include:- Places in my world (personal geography) Continents and oceans of the world Human geography (including population, migration, towns and cities, and recreation) Physical geography( including rivers, forests, coasts and deserts Environment, Sustainable schools and global citizenship All sections include information on some useful knowledge and reference to important key concepts or big ideas in geography that are being developed through the fun activities. Jumpstart! Geography is an indispensable classroom resource that will celebrate geography and give children the opportunity to experience the thrill of finding out about their world. It will be a lifeline to any classroom teacher looking to teach geography in a fun and exciting way.
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Writing Models Year 4

Author: Pie Corbett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136742352

Category: Education

Page: 92

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Teachers who want to cut lesson planning time should welcome this series. The new editions are revised in line with the new literacy framework and bring you new models. Writing Models aims to help teachers cover every sort of writing type they need; fine tune lessons by following key teaching points for each model; and deliver the new literacy units to pupils of varying ability using different versions of the same model. Each book in the series gives you: A bank of easy-to-use, photocopiable models for writing covering poetry, narrative and non-fiction Key teaching points for each model Simpler and harder examples for differentiation The newly revised second edition for Year 4 has been fully updated and restructured in line to deliver new units from the new framework and includes new writing models. Lesson planning has never been easier! The second edition of Writing Models Year 4 contains: Stories with historical settings; Stories from other cultures (new) and Stories that raise issues & dilemmas (new) Poems to explore form and Performance poems (new) Stories set in imaginary worlds and Plays (new) Newspaper reports (new); ICT-texts (new) and Persuasive writing including a model based on a DVD (new)
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My Weird Writing Tips

Author: Dan Gutman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062091085

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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With over 10 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! The ability to put thoughts into writing is an essential skill vital to success in school—from elementary school through college. Bestselling author Dan Gutman helps kids master this important skill with his fun, informative writing guide, My Weird Writing Tips. Dan offers tricks for spelling hard words, understanding the difference between similar words like “its” and “it’s,” and conquering grammar stumbling blocks like commas and apostrophes. He also teaches readers how to write an engaging story, in line with the grades 2–5 Common Core goals for writing a narrative. With illustrated appearances from A.J. and Andrea, stars of his bestselling My Weird School series, and with his trademark wacky sense of humor, Dan makes learning the writing and storytelling basics so fun kids will forget they’re learning.
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Talk For Writing Across The Curriculum

How to teach non-fiction writing 5-12 years

Author: Corbett, Pie,Strong, Julia

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335240887

Category: Education

Page: 216

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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.
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