Dicing with Grammar
Dicing with Grammar
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It's simple really: English grammar can be a very dry subject, but this need not be the case. For a few years now, I have been developing a games-based approach to teaching important grammar concepts. It is amazing how the introduction of dice takes the learning into a new place - the element of chance making it seem less like work and more like play. Because I test my games extensively in the classroom, I get a feel for what works. Dump your boring worksheets and start dicing with grammar.

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Many teachers love the Talk for Writing approach but do not find it easy to organise all of Pie’s brilliant ideas into a unit of work. It is a challenge! I have been following the TfW approach for many years, and I have spoken at a few of Pie’s national conferences. Over the years, I have organised Pie’s ideas into a three week planning grid. The planning frame attached is not supposed to be prescriptive; it is designed to ‘hold your hand’ while you put a unit together. It is invaluable for teachers new to this approach, but even old-timers like me find the prompts helpful. This planner has been taken on in many schools and you may adapt it for your own use.

This work is designed to support teachers using the TfW approach.

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5 months ago

New to T4W, which I will be teaching in my new school in Sept, so this is an e tremely helpful resource. Thank you x


7 months ago

Thank you for sharing it’s been helpful


9 months ago

Thank you for sharing this. It is very helpful.


10 months ago

So helpful!!


a year ago

Really love this! Thank you. I have moved from KS2 to KS1 and would welcome ideas on TFW for my Year 1/2 class on Winter Poetry

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