Every picture tells a story

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By Andrew Brodieauthor, Improving Writing (A&C Black)

Explore ways of stimulating fantastic creative writing using rich images

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Giving writing clues

When I was at primary school I knew that Friday morning was story-writing time – absolute torture! The very idea of being creative to order seemed crazy to me for many years.

But, as a writer, I now realise that this is the way it is. I have no choice but to sit down and start writing. Writing a story, or any other piece of work, just won’t happen unless I set aside time to do it. As teachers, we have to do the same for our children – we must give them enough time to be able to write.

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  1. Josie Wells
    on 17 October 2010

    Every Picture Tells A Story

    I really like this article and resource & look forward to using it with my Y2 class this week as a source of inspiration for discussion & independent writing.