100 fun, engaging and expertly created ideas by the founder of The Literacy Shed to achieve quick-wins in your primary classroom, with a unique emphasis on visual and film literacy as a key concept. Teaching literacy has never been this enjoyable for pupils or teachers!
Rob Smith is the creator of The Literacy Shed. He was a primary school teacher for 12 years and for five years a Literacy leader. For four years, Rob has been developing www.literacyshed.com (over one million users worldwide), sharing literacy ideas with users around the world. Rob has delivered over 170 high-quality keynotes, professional development conferences and workshops for teachers and writing workshops for children. Follow Rob on Twitter: @redgierob. Katherine Simpson taught for 12 years. As a member of the school leadership team, she was responsible for coordinating literacy across the school. Katherine now writes and edits content for The Literacy Plus website.
A cracking set of practical ideas that really get children thinking, digging deeper and writing better. This is a really great "pick up and use" book for teachers - full of easy but effective ideas. * Simon Smith, Principal, @simonsmm *
Each section takes teachers from the basics through to some more complicated skills within literacy plus ideas for using fiction and non-fiction, the classics and Shakespeare. The ideas are full of interest for children, who will really enjoy the range pf activities. * Parents in Touch *