The art of beautifully crafted sentences – David Didau: The Learning Spy

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I came across this post on Doug Lemov’s blog earlier today and instantly decided to rewrite my Year 8 lesson to make use of the ideas within.

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

This is a smile but effective way of getting students to use academic language. It scaffolds their sentences and gradually encourages them to adopt a clearer structure and more formal language.

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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