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  • Persuasive writing

    Purpose Persuasive writing is intended to present a point of view on an issue being debated, or to market a particular product, process or line of thought.  The...

  • Explanation Writing

    Purpose   Explanation writing is about telling how or why something happens.  In choosing a topic for th...s the reader to build their understanding more easily.  Often uses time vocabulary...

  • Descriptive Writing

    Purpose   Descriptive writing is often used in conjunction with other styles of...;s work on Show not Tell. Use precisely chosen vocabulary (precise nouns, adjectives, a...he planning focus will be on developing the rich vocabulary...

  • Narrative Writing

    Purpose The basic purpose of narrative is to tell a story to entertain, to influ...hat they do not know at the beginning of writing how things will end, as the development of characters, setting and ev...

  • Recount Writing

    Purpose The purpose of this style of writing is to recall an event or experience for the reader's information or e...ersonal comments or anecdote.    If you want you can then add vocabulary...

  • Guest Post Archive

    Here is the archive of our guest posts from the Literacy On...with Jane Carroll, as part of research into the development of phonological awareness. Pa...improve student outcomes in their oral language development and the impact this had on he...

  • Blog Links

    Some blog links that have been posted in the Literacy Online listserv: Blog posts to check out: Can we...nbsp; Seven Sharp’s Is handwriting dying  Valuable Vocabulary : Tweeting A-Z to develop vocabulary...

  • Engaging Diverse Akonga

    Why use Digital Technologies to engage diverse Akonga?  Link to Presentation...ew service for sending voice messages across the interwebs. It's still under development though, so problems may occur...

  • Weekly update 17th February

    Hi everyone,     Another busy week in the ESOL world. Our conversations have included placement and d...for  IEP templates unit plan templates and examples ways to build vocabulary...

  • About Learning and Change

    Learning and Change Networks are a new way of working for New Zealand students, t...k to the programme, facilitators support the leaders through three phases of development. The three phases are designe...