Speak Out! Ages 9-11 Great Ideas for Speaking and Listening Activities by Pie Corbett


Speak Out! Ages 9-11 Great Ideas for Speaking and Listening Activities by Pie Corbett

Could you give a successful talk? What makes people listen? How do you hold a class debate? This book offers inspiration and advice for 9-11 year olds on all aspects of speaking and listening, from giving a talk to putting on a play. Inside you will find suggestions for effective group work, lists of persuasive techniques, advice on interviewing skills, great drama games and ideas for telling riveting stories. Children can test how well they've done with a fun quiz at the end of the book.

About the Author

Pie Corbett

Pie Corbett has advised the National Literacy Strategy for both the Primary and Key Stage 3 phase. He works across the country, running inset and development projects - and was co-leader of the DfES Innovations project on 'Storymaking', based at the International Learning and Research Centre. Author of over 250 books, he writes poetry, stories and materials for teachers. He has compiled many best-selling anthologies for Macmillan Children's Books including The Works 2, The Works 4 and Assembly Poems. Evidence of Dragons is his first solo collection for children.

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64 pages


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Publication date

1st January 2007



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