Super-Sizing Sentence Writing for Six and Seven-Year-Olds
In this 6-session class, students will learn how to use vocabulary and grammar to transform their sentences into 'Exciting Writing'.
Sue Steer BEd
311 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 15 learners
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Once per week
over 6 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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This course is designed for children who are able to write simple (subject/verb/object) sentences, and are ready to learn how to add more detail and description to their work. Students will be taught how to improve their vocabulary choices and use of grammar in sentence writing. They will be encouraged to read out their work and comment on each other's writing in a supportive way. The emphasis will be on having lots of fun with words. Starting with very basic sentences, students will...
Students will learn to use adjectives to improve the quality of sentences. Students will learn to use powerful verbs and adverbs to improve the quality of sentences. Students will learn to use conjunctions (connectives) to extend sentences. Students will experiment with changing the word order of sentences, to add variety to their writing. Students will grow in confidence to read out loud and share their work. Students will learn how to be a 'critical friend'; suggesting improvements to each other's writing.
I am an English Specialist with 37 years' teaching experience in UK primary schools (4-11 year-olds).
At the end of each class, I will encourage students to complete a homework task lasting around 20-30 minutes, to send to me before the next week's class. This will be optional, and the next class will not be a direct follow-on from the homework.
All reading materials will be supplied by the teacher at least 24 hours before each session. notebook/paper pen/pencil
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Informal, ongoing assessment will be given throughout the course.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Sue Steer BEd
Reading, Writing and English Grammar Specialist
🇬🇧Lives in the United Kingdom
311 total reviews
316 completed classes
Hello! My name is Sue Steer and I am a part-time primary school teacher in the UK. I am just as passionate about educating children now as I was 38 years ago when I started out on my teaching journey. By educating, I mean inspiring, supporting and...