Developing Writing for Different Purposes

Teaching about Genre in the Early Years

by Riley, Jeni; Reedy, David;

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`Jeni Riley and David Reedy share excellent examples of how primary school children worked on a non-fiction text format.... A well-informed book with a welcome dose of humour' - Nursery World

`One of the insights of social theories of language which is now taken for granted is that language varies as the social context varies' (Kress, 1997)

This is a book that operationalizes this insight: it charts young children's early attempts to write as they struggle to communicate meaning for a variety of purposes. Each section deals with the appropriate research evidence on the development of children's competence in literacy, and their growing awareness of genre, and uniquely, with a clear approa

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: January 2000
  • English
  • 9781446264805 / 0761964630
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 26.99 GBP
  • Pages: 208
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: College - higher education
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: Jeni Riley and David Reedy.
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001815927