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Oral Language for the Junior Classroom

Fun, imaginative and easy ways to build oral language skills

This resource offers clear, hands-on guidance and activities for developing strong oral language skills in young children. One key focus is to help children develop the confidence to participate in both small- and large-group discussions. Another is the supporting technology that can help you to slot oral language naturally and effortlessly into your literacy and wider classroom programmes. This book also shows how to take a structured approach to oral literacy with planned activities for talk and discussion; drama; play and games; and poetry and rhyme.

Ages: 5-7 | Pages: 56 | Code: 5812 | ISBN: 9781927251461

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Jenny Pyatt

Jenny Pyatt has taught at all levels in primary schools in a variety of classroom and managerial positions. Now retired and living by the sea, Jenny pursues her interests of writing poetry and photography.


Section 1: Building confidence to contribute5
Section 2: Easy ways to include oral language in the classroom programme11
Section 3: The structured approach13
Talk and discussion13
Improvisational drama28
Play and games34
Poetry and rhyme47