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Let's Talk Book 1

Innovative activities to spark thinking, talking and writing

Let's Talk offers varied tasks that lead students to think in different ways, such as by solving problems, deciding whether statements are true or false, reading aloud and communicating with adults and peers. Related writing tasks come with most oral language activities. Activities are card-based with picture prompts geared to get students thinking and then talking and writing.

Ages: 5-8 | Pages: 60 | Code: 5974 | ISBN: 9781776552948
Series: Let's Talk

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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.


Suggestions for using the oral language cards4
Picture story cards5
Fix a problem5
Time to laugh12
What should you do?18
True or false? cards22
What would happen if ...? cards28
Odd one out32
Story grids – create a story35
Introducing performance poetry41
"Stand up and be in the poem"41
Choral reading41
Assessment – performance poetry or reading aloud44
Talk to write activities45
What is in the box?45
Word imaging45
3-2-1 GO!47
What is it? – Describe a picture48
Story starters48
Book selling51
Create a character52
Picture dictation53
Answers to selected answers57