The Story Maker (2nd Revised edition)

The Story Maker (2nd Revised edition)

By: Kirstin Lewis (author), Frances Dickens (author)Paperback

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This innovative handbook aims to help children write creatively. Designed for children aged 4-11 years, it is suitable for children of all abilities. The strong visual emphasis will inspire children to write their own stories and expand their vocabulary. Writer's tips' front each of the twelve story: elements; characters; feelings; size; speech & sound; speed; settings; texture; colours; objects; time; and weather. "The Story Maker" is integral to teaching the National Literacy Strategy Objectives at Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. Simple layout with colour coded tab system that will appeal to children and ESL Students. It is fully illustrated in colour throughout to inspire story making. It contains: broadens vocabulary; photocopiable storyboards at the beginning of each section to encourage children to sequence; and, separate introduction for older children who can work alone. Narrative Planning explores story development and how links can be made.

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About Author

Frances Dickens has 19 years teaching in inner London specialising in drama, art, English working with children with special needs and those needing additional language support. Kirstin Lewis has 8 years as a classroom teacher and deputy head teacher and 6 years as a literacy consultant for Lambeth LEA specialising in EAL children, Foundation Stage and KS 1 and 2.


A4 (297 x 210mm), 178pp Wire-o-bound: ISBN 978-0-86388-602-7 ORDER CODE D11-002-5367 GBP35.99 Introduction; Story types - beginnings and endings; Characters - describing characters; Feelings; Size; Speech and sound; Speed; Settings - describing settings; Texture, smell and taste; Colour; Objects - describing objects; Time; Weather; Reading list.

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/05/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780863886027
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 178
  • ID: 9780863886027
  • weight: 628
  • ISBN10: 0863886027
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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