How is writing a report different to making up a poem? This brilliantly devised new series gives children tips and techniques for all kinds of writing from stories to emails to projects.
Each title includes tips, activities and challenges to set readers’ pens and pencils dancing across the page.
Reveals the techniques that authors, journalists and other writers use to enthrall, persuade or inform.
Practical tips on how to construct a good story, poem or project with nuts and bolts such as storyboarding and characterisation or notetaking and bullet points.
‘Springboard’ boxes inspire readers to take the leap and develop their own ideas.
Full glossary, index and notes for parents and teachers.
Table of ContentsNonfiction texts 4
Writing about a trip 6
Newspaper report 8
An interview 10
Book review 12
Balanced report 14
Sports report 16
Recounting events in different styles 18
Writing a resume 20
Power of persuasion 22
Informative writing 24
Project writing: Ancient Greece 26
Summing up 28
Notes for parents & teachers 32