How to write what you want to say...

The How To Write What You Want To Say... books provide parents, teachers and students with a unique tool for improving writing from the middle years of…
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Making ACCESS time more productive
Many schools allocate one or two lessons per week in the senior years to activities related to, but not necessarily part of, the curriculum. This time may be used for developing study skills or preparing students for external examinations, as well as co-curricular sessions. In my latest blog post, you can find out how you can make these sessions more productive.
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How to use the 'How to write what you want to say … in the secondary years' set
I know a lot of teachers and students had found my little blue book to be very helpful since it was first released in 2012. But not everyone was sure how to use the guide straight away. That's why "How to Write What You Want to Say… in the Secondary Years" has been updated - and is now accompanied by a Student Workbook and Teacher's Guide. Now featuring 25 different writing skills, the books are cross-referenced and written to be used together.
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Strategies for working out an unknown word
When your students come across an unknown word in an external exam will they know what to do? In this blog post, Pat Hipwell looks at techniques for working out an unfamiliar word:
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Logonliteracy Books
We love receiving feedback like this about logonliteracy's resources 😍 Find out more about How To Write What You Want to Say here:
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Each section in our little blue book helps students apply the cognitive verbs in their writing. They can look up the key task words and find sentence staters, connecting words and examples to help them write what they want to say... How to Write What You Want to Say is available to buy online here:
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How to write what you want to say... in mathematics
One problem students won't have to solve is how to write about mathematics with logonliteracy's How to Write What You Want to Say... in Mathematics. Find out more:
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How to write what you want to say... in the primary years
With sentence starters, graphic organisers, and connection words, How to Write What You Want to Say... in the Primary Years will help young writers turn their ideas into sentences. Buy a copy, or a class set today.
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How to write what you want to say... about visual images
Find the right words you need to write about visual images. This guide is split into cognitive verbs, or key task words, giving writers relevant sentence starters, connecting words and the tools they need to put their thoughts into words.
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How to write what you want to say... in the secondary years (Second Edition)
Our little blue book uses the cognitive verbs or key task words to help students find the words they need to write what they want to say...
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How to write what you want to say... in the secondary years (Second Edition)
"Not only is the book small and understandable, it does the thinking for you. I now no longer have a blank page. I can start my sentences easier thanks to the book." - Leah McAuley, Student We can't think of a better way to describe what How to Write What You Want to Say... does for students. Take the stress out of writing essays by picking up a copy of our little blue book:
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How to write what you want to say... in the primary years
Catherine Black wrote the examples for How to write what you want to say... in the primary years based on her son's day to day schooling. Our green books is targeted at primary school students with graphic organisers and prompt questions to help students organise their thoughts for their writing. Find out more:
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Pat's Posters to teach Cognitive Verbs: Years 7-12
Pat's Posters and Graphic Organisers sets are the most comprehensive resources developed for teaching higher order thinking skills, including the cognitive verbs that will be used in the new Queensland senior syllabus.
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How to write what you want to say... in the secondary years (Second Edition)
"I have found that the ‘Little Blue Book’ has made teaching writing a lot easier. It helps with writing criteria sheets and, when a student gets stuck for sentence starters, it is great to be able to offer a couple of options. Creating exemplars for students has been made easier as well." Rebecca Glynn, Learning and Teaching Coach
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How to write what you want to say... in science
Science can be complex, but finding the right words to write about it shouldn't be. How to Write What You Want To Say... In Science provides a unique tool for improving scientific writing.