Write Away 3;TES competition

24th September 1999 at 01:00
Write Away 3 is a competition for pupils aged 7 to 11. It is a chance for young writers to find a real audience for their writing, to explore new styles and voices - and to win prizes. Winners may get to meet an author and hear what he or she thinks of their writing!

First-person writing features in the National Literacy Strategy - there is potential for it in each year: letters, stories that raise issues, stories about imagined worlds, stories with familiar settings, stories from different cultures. Auto-biography has a specific focus in Year 6. The teaching suggestions in these pages can be used for the literacy hour and beyond it.

Shared reading and discussion of texts is appropriate for the literacy hour, as are planning, drafting, exploring writing styles and group drama. Longer periods will be needed for the full writing process.

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