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Thursday, June 6 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Writing science LIMITED
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For primary aged children to write with a scientific voice, they need to understand the science subject matter that they wish to write about and the language demands of writing like a scientist. In this workshop we will use a range of strategies (including vocabulary, talk and drama) to support children's understanding of the complex requirements of scientific writing. The approach has been used in a range of schools to achieve outstanding results in both scientific understanding and writing.  

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Ruth Shallcross

PSTT Regional Mentor, Primary Science Teaching Trust
Ruth Shallcross has been a Fellow of the Primary Science Teacher College since 2013. During her teaching career she has worked in three North London schools each with a contrasting pupil demographic. She has held a number of roles: class teacher, subject leader and most recently Assistant... Read More →


Thursday June 6, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Kilsyth Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE, UK
  • Target age range 7-11