Windmill Church Of England Primary School

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Talk for Writing

 

Talk for Writing, developed by Pie Corbett, is a powerful tool to support children as they develop as writers. It enables them to imitate the language they need for a particular piece of writing orally, before reading and analysing it and then writing their own version.  It emphasises the importance of speaking and listening skills and perfoming texts using actions before moving on to writing. 

Have a look at some of our children putting Talk for Writing in action! 

Here ,Y2 children are retelling "Senses Poems" using Talk for Writing actions.

Working together to retell stories, putting our actions into pictures and words on a story map.

Using our story maps to retell the story of "Grace and family" as a performance to our class!