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Non-fiction Writing Scaffolds

The Non-fiction Writing Scaffolds series teaches students how to plan and write a variety of different text types as well as incorporating specific grammar, vocabulary and writing features.

The books in the series include:
  • Teacherís notes on the format of each text type
  • Illustrated photocopiable model texts together with an annotated teacherís version that highlights the grammar, punctuation and writing techniques used in each text type
  • Guidance on how to develop specific grammar skills in studentís writing
  • Photocopiable activity sheets to reinforce the grammar and punctuation
  • Notes and tips for students on writing each text type
  • Two differentiated writing scaffolds for each text type that enable students to choose the course of the text they are writing
  • Vocabulary banks for each scaffold, to use and add to.

This versatile resource is ideal for shared, guided and individual writing. It provides a structured, but flexible system for planning texts, which can be applied to any writing lesson.